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IDG Capital has joined a $27 million Series B funding round for StradVision, a South Korea-based camera perception software startup for autonomous cars. The firm uses both cameras and lidar sensors to understand objects on the road and aid autonomous vehicle offerings, including automatic emergency braking and blind-spot detection. StradVision currently has more than 105 employees in the United States, Germany, Korea, and Japan.
OL Groupe, owner of the French football club Olympique Lyonnais, has agreed to buy majority ownership of Reign FC, an American National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) team. The acquisition includes an 89.5% stake in the team worth $3.51 million. OL Groupe said this is its long-term objective and ambition to operate the best women's football club in the world. In 2016, IDG Capital took a 20% stake in Olympique Lyonnais for $110 million.