The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners Co., Ltd.
- Overseas Development
- All Startups/Scaleups
- All Industries
Since its establishment in April 2004, the University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners Co., Ltd. (UTEC) has managed five venture capital funds totaling approximately 85 billion yen in collaboration with the University of Tokyo and other academic institutions. UTEC has offered hands-on support to approximately 150 Japanese and global startups based on profound science and technology from the seed/early stages.
– Outline of the initiative
We will provide cross-border support (inbound/outbound) for startups in raising funds from VCs/investors, business development with business companies, and hiring professional human resources by utilizing and expanding the network of domestic and international VCs/investors, business companies, and professional human resources that we have built through supporting our portfolio companies, to create and nurture startups that can lead to diverse Exit cases in Japan and overseas.
– Vision and goal of the initiative
By supporting the creation of new industries by startups based on profound science and technology and the creation of diverse examples of exits in Japan and overseas, we will contribute to the return of capital, talent, and knowledge to the startup ecosystem and increase the number of startups, the number of unicorns, and the number of collaborations, in Tokyo.
– Strengths and assets to be utilized in this initiative
Network of domestic and international VCs/investors, business companies, and professional human resources that each member of UTEC has built through hands-on support for the startups we invest in.
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