Accenture (NYSE: ACN) acquired Businet System, a firm developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel and retail industries.
Metcela, a Kanagawa, Japan-based clinical-stage biotech startup specializing in fibroblast-based cell therapy, raised $12.7M in Series B financing.
OurCrowd, an Israel-based venture investing platform, received a $60m investment from financial services company Orix Corporation (TSE: 8591; NYSE: IX).
Floadia Corporation, a Kodaira-shi, Tokyo-based non-volatile memory technology company, raised approximately 1.2 billion yen in its Series C round of financing.
Sunrise Capital, a Japan-dedicated mid-cap private equity fund, closed Sunrise Capital IV, at US$450m of commitments.
DNX Ventures, a San Mateo, Calif.-based early-stage venture capital firm focusing on B2B startups in the US and Japan, closed its third $315m fund.
bitBiome, Inc., a Tokyo, Japan-based microbiome analytics company, raised 700 million JPY (approx. $6.6m US) in Series B financing.
Luca Science, a Tokyo, Japan-based company developing functional mitochondria as therapeutic agents, an emerging platform to treat damaged tissues and organs, today announced the closing of a $9.8m Series A financing.
BeaTrust, a Tokyo, Japan-based provider of an enterprise collaboration platform, raised $2.8m in seed funding.
Ispace, a Tokyo, Japan-based space startup, raised $28m in Series B funding.
hey, a Japanese payments and e-commerce platform for businesses to create bespoke online stores and process in-store cashless payments, secured a Series E funding round of undisclosed amount.
DCM, a Menlo Park, Calif. – based early-stage global venture capital firm, closed its latest family of funds, totaling $880m.
IntegriCulture, Inc., a Tokyo, Japan-based agtech company, completed a Series A funding round of JPY800m (USD7.4m).
Paidy, a Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan-based fintech startup, raises USD$48m in Series C extension funding.
Global investment firm KKR appointed Hidekazu Harada as a Managing Director on KKR’s Private Equity team based in Tokyo.