Connected Robotics, a Tokyo, Japan-based developer of specialized robot solutions for cooking, raised 850m yen in Series A funding.
Tier IV, Inc., a Tokyo, Japan-based open-source self-driving startup, raised over $100m in Series A funding.
Kyash Inc., a Tokyo, Japan-based creator of a wallet app and payment platform, raised approximately $14m in Series B funding.
Sony Corporation and Daiwa Capital Holdings Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Daiwa Securities Group Inc., launched a joint venture company created for the purpose of establishing an investment fund.
TDK Corporation (TSE: 6762), an electronics company based in Tokyo, Japan, established a new corporate venture company (CVC) TDK Ventures, Inc.
Catalys Pacific, a Japanese life sciences venture capital firm, has just launched its first fund.
Amadeus Code, an AI songwriting assistant, received 200M JPY (approximately $1.8 M US) in Series A funding.
Akatsuki Entertainment Technology (AET) Fund, the venture arm of Japan’s entertainment, gaming and live experience company Akatsuki, announced today new investments.
LumApps, a French provider of a social intranet for the enterprise, closed a $24M Series B funding round.
Moi Corporation, the Tokyo, Japan-based provider of TwitCasting, a live streaming communication platform, closed a $6m Series A funding round.
EdiGENE, a Tokyo, Japan based biotechnology company developing new CRISPR based therapies for treatment of genetic disorders, raised 1.6 Billion-yen (approx. $15M) as the first tranche of Series B round.
Liquid.com, a Tokyo, Japan-based Global cryptocurrency platform, held the first close of an ongoing Series C funding.
Tokyo, Japan-based security company NTT Security Corporation is to acquire WhiteHat Security, a San Jose, CA-based application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses.
Cinnamon AI, a Japanese provider of artificial intelligence solutions that turn any document into decision-ready data, secured $15m in Series B equity funding.
Tangem, a Tokyo, Japan-based producer of blockchain smart card wallets, raised US$15M in funding.