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.
Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) completed the acquisition of Grazper Technologies ApS, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based provider of Ai for image analytics.
Nulab, a Japanese team productivity startup, raised $5M in funding.
Tractable, a London, UK-based technology company developing AI for accident and disaster recovery, raised $25m in Series C funding.
Nippon Passport, a Tokyo, Japan-based provider of a service to attract customers, , raised 200M JPY in pre-series A funding.
Hachi Tama Inc., a Kanagawa, Japan-based pet-tech startup, completed its $4m ($1=¥100) Pre-Series A funding.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) completed the acquisition of the robotic SI business mainly operated by JR Automation Technologies, LLC , from funds managed by Crestview Partners.
ChatBook, a Tokyo, Japan-based marketing automation startup, raised $1m in funding.
Phybbit, Ltd., a Tokyo, Japan-based provider of a fraud protection tool, raised 320m yen (USD $2.9m) in Series A funding.
SmartNews, Inc., a global news discovery company, is completing its $92m Series E funding round.
Aspirant Group, a Japanese middle-market buyout firm, closed a ¥50 Billion fund.