Sep 30, 2013

[Tech In Asia] Kyoto University launches new $60 million fund to invest in Asian startups

Kyoto University, a Japanese research university, is launching its second venture fund worth $60 million to invest in startups in Japan and the region. 
The Kyoto University Venture Fund (KUVF), managed by Miyako Capital, aims to support and fund the development of business ideas by faculty, students, and alumni of the university, as well as anyone who wants to work closely with the education institution to launch a startup. ...
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Tech In Asia 9/30/2013 [en]

  • It is interesting that the fund seeks investment in South East Asia as well as in Japan. I have not heard of cases that Japanese Universities' fund invest in foreign startups.

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