Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Bank of Kochi have agreed to jointly invest JPY470 million ($4.3 million) in Japanese artificial intelligence (AI) technology developer Nextremer.
The capital will be applied to R&D, marketing and other growth initiatives. It will also support the introduction of AI and internet-of-things technologies into industries that address labor shortages...
Increased climate change awareness on a corporate level is leading to more investment – either direct or through funds – in start-ups that offer mitigation solutions. Asia is a key geography
Healthcare-focused Panacea Venture has led a $40 million Series C round for China’s XWPharma, a neurobiology-focused biotech developer previously known as XW Laboratories.
Kyee Technology, a Chinese digital medical platform has raised RMB430 million ($64 million) in a Series D round led by Tencent Holdings. Other investors include Longmen Capital, Dyee Capital and Royal Sea Capital.
Biocytogen, a Chinese contract research organization (CRO) that provides genetically-modified mice for drug testing, has raised RMB970 million ($143 million) in an extended tranche of Series D funding.