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Daiwa Corporate Investment

Daiwa Corporate Investment

THE BRIDGE

Japanese smart wheelchair Whill secures $45M to expand into North America, Europe

$45,000,000 Venture capital
FinSMEs

Personal Electric Vehicle Company Whill Raises $45M

Funding
kazuph

AWS IoT Button Enterprise + AWS IoT 1 Click + Lambda + Akerun API V3でAkerunを開閉する

Cloud
JPY ¥1,000,000,000 Venture capital
The Bridge

Japanese smart lock Akerun secures $9M to foray into entrance/exit logging business

JPY ¥1,200,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
AVCJ

Japan hiking app provider gets Series B

Funding
The Bridge

Yamap, mountaineers community app from Japan, secures $11M in series B round

Funding Asia
Acquisition
Forbes

Qualtrics Inches Closer To IPO By Acquiring The Startup Behind Ratings For Postmates And Uber

JPY ¥120,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
The Bridge

Delighted gets $1.1M series A, notifies office workers of visitor arrivals in smarter way

Messaging People
$4,400,000 Venture capital
The Bridge , AVCJ

Triple W Japan, developer of DFree urination predictor, secures $4.4M pre-series B round

Funding Asia
The Bridge

Japan’s Sora raises $710K to help hotels set competitive but profitable prices using AI

Robotics Travel Funding
JPY ¥380,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
The Bridge , AVCJ

Japan's Oneteam, collaborative business communication tool for Asia, raises $3.4M

$22,800,000 Venture capital
DealStreetAsia , AVCJ

KKR founders, Fosun join $22.8m investment in Japan's Seven Dreamers Lab

$14,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
AVCJ

Japan's Floadia closes $14m Series B

Funding Asia
$610,000 Grant
The Bridge

Triple W Japan, developer of urination predictor, wins $610K grant for clinical research

Robotics
Slashdot

Panasonic Invests $60 Million In World's First Laundry-Folding Robot

Robotics
$55,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
The Bridge , http://www.avcj.com

Japan's Seven Dreamers, developer of laundry-folding robot, secures $55 million

Robotics People
$4,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
Tech in Asia , The Bridge

Japanese startup raises funding to keep you from pooping your pants

$17,500,000 Venture capital (Series B)
Tech in Asia , TechCrunch , FinSMEs , +1

Wheelchair alternative raises $17.5m, now one of the most well funded startups in Japan

TechCrunch

Whill receives FDA approval for the Model M, its new mobility device

Health
$1,500,000 Venture capital (Series A)
The Bridge , VentureBeat

Japan's Yamap raises $1.5M series A funding to develop gamified experiences for hikers