Macnica, a Yokohama, Japan-based distributor and solution provider of electronic components and IT network equipment and software, launched a venture capital initiative.
With the aim to expand its current business areas as well as enhance its ability to create new businesses, Macnica Ventures plans to seek strategic investments in early to late stage ventures with unique business models and promising technologies. Areas of interest range from ICT markets to emerging technologies.
Via its office in San Jose, CA (Macnica Networks USA, Inc.), the firm will search for investment opportunities and coordinate with its headquarters while the investment will be managed through its captive fund Macnica Investment Partners.
Its geographic investment horizon is global.
Founded in 1972, Macnica offers electronic and network products and value-added solutions via operations in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, USA, Brazil, and Germany.