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Byton – the Chinese developer and manufacturer of electric vehicles is raising at least $500M in funding from undisclosed investors.
Bird – the Santa Monica-based developer of a scooter ride-sharing platform raised $300M in funding as an extension of their Series C-1 deal led by Fidelity Investments.
SpaceX – the American designer and manufacturer of aerospace and space transport services raised $273M in funding from Baillie Gifford and undisclosed existing investors in their planned $500M funding round.
Boom Supersonic – an American manufacturer of a supersonic aircraft raised $100M in funding from Emerson Collective, Caffeinated Capital, SV Angel, Y Combinator, and further undisclosed investors.
Ola – the Indian developer of a ride-hailing mobile application raised $95M in funding from Steadview Capital ($74M) and from Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal ($21M) as part of the ongoing series J round.
Boosted – an American manufacturer of electric skateboards raised $60M in funding from Khosla Ventures, inovia Capital, StartX, and Bay Meadows.
Outdoorsy – an Austin-based provider of an on-demand marketplace intended to provide road trips and recreational vehicle (RV) adventures raised $50M in funding from Greenspring Associates, Aviva Ventures, Altos Ventures, AutoTech Ventures, and Tandem Capital.
Badi – a Barcelona-based operator of an urban room rental startup raised $30M in funding from Goodwater Capital, Mangrove Capital Partners, Spark Capital, and Target Global.
Unifly – an Antwerp-based developer of drone management software raised $16,8M by the Deutsche Flugsicherung (air traffic control services).
Huilianyi – a Chinese travel expense management platform raised $14.50M in funding from undisclosed investors.
Vimcar – a Berlin-based provider of fleet management software raised $13M in funding from Acton Capital Partners, Atlantic Labs, Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners, and Coparion.
GeoSpock – a Cambridge-based provider of a big data mobility and analytics platform raised $13.04M in funding from 31Ventures, Cambridge Innovation Capital, Global Brain, Parkwalk Advisors, and further investors.
Horizn Studios – a Berlin-based developer and retailer of smart luggage and travel bags raised $11.65M in funding from Vorwerk Ventures, Perpetual Ventures, Milano Investment Partners, and Project A Ventures.
AvantStay – a Los Angeles-based provider of an accommodation booking platform raised $5M in funding from Bullpen Capital, F-Prime Capital, Zeno Ventures, Convivialité Ventures, and further investors.
Luxstay – a Vietnamese operator and developer of a short-term property rental platform raised $3M in funding from CyberAgent Ventures, Y1 Ventures, and further undisclosed investors.
Guestbook Rewards – an American developer of an online hotel booking rewards management platform raised $3M in funding from undisclosed investors.
Nezasa – a Zurich-based provider of travel experience software raised $2.50M in funding from SVC for Risk Capital, Howzat Partners, Alpana Ventures, Reinhart Capital, and Investiere.
Tripla – a Tokyo-based corporate travel startup raised $2.20M in funding from undisclosed domestic major IT companies.
WhereIsMyTransport – a South African provider of an integrated mobility data platform raised $1.85M in funding from Goodwill Investments and Liil Ventures.
Carmen Automotive – a Singapore-based automotive data analytics company raised $730K in funding from Silicon Solution Ventures and SEEDS Capital.
Hellobike – the Shanghai based operator of a bike sharing platform raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Primavera Capital, Ant Financial, and further undisclosed investors.
Grab – the Singaporean ride-hailing platform raised an undisclosed amount in strategic funding from Japanese financial services company Tokyo Century.
Beach-Inspector – a Berlin-based provider of an evaluation platform for travel destinations was acquired by Swiss travel platform Holidaycheck for an undisclosed amount.
Eluminocity – a Munich-based electric mobility technology startup was acquired by Wirelane for an undisclosed amount.
Deep Blue Aerospace – a Chinese developer of a commercial carrier rocket raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Shunwei Capital.
Immotor – a Shenzhen-based developer of an electric scooter raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Hyundai Motor.