SmartHR, a Tokyo, Japan-based HR management platform provider, secured US$13.3m in series B funding.
Eyeota, a global audience data company, raised $12.5m in Series B funding.
Section Eight Co Ltd., a Shinagawa-Ku, Tokyo, Japan-based company that operates bars, nightclubs and restaurants, received a majority investment from J-Star Co.
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has launched Alliance Ventures, a new corporate venture capital fund that plans to invest up to $1 billion to support open innovation over the next five years.
Kaizen Platform, Inc., a Minato Ward, Tokyo-based provider of optimization technology platform and services, secured $4.6m in Series C funding.
ispace, a Tokyo, Japan-based private lunar exploration company, raised $90.2m in Series A funding.
LeapMind, Inc., a Tokyo, Japan-based deep learning solution provider for enterprises, raised US$10m in funding.
Akatsuki Inc., a Tokyo, Japan-based entertainment company, launch ed a new investment fund focused on entertainment technologies, specializing in Augmented Reality (AR).
360ip Japan, KK, a Tokyo, Japan-based provider of technology commercialization and investment management expertise, has launched a new fund to support the commercialization of seed technologies developed in academic institutes and corporations across a variety of industries.
AppGuard LLC, a Chantilly, VA – based maker of intelligent prevention endpoint protection software, secured a more than $30m Series B financing round.
Infostellar, a Tokyo, Japan-based developer of a satellite antenna sharing platform, raised $7.3m in Series A funding.
Monstar Lab, Inc., a Tokyo, Japan-based software development firm, raised JPY 700 million (US$6.3M) in a new round of equity financing.
Sansan Inc., a Tokyo, Japan-based provider of cloud-based business card management services, raised US$38m (S$52m) in Series D funding.
CerebrEX, an Osaka City, Japan-based fabless semiconductor startup, raised ¥800m in funding.
Anaeropharma Science, a Tokyo, Japan-based biotech company, raised $13.1m in funding.