Japan

Daiwa VC fund manager DCI Partners launches $135M fund to accelerate drug discovery

Tokyo-based DCI Partners, a venture fund manager of Daiwa Securities Group, has announced the launch of Daiwa Taiwan-Japan BioVenture Investment Limited Partnership II, a $135…

ORIGIN 2020 | Building a smart and sustainable Japan

To build smart cities, Japan is harnessing new technologies to stay ahead, said speakers at TechNode Global’s ORIGIN 2020 Conference, held Nov. 18. Environmentalism and…

AI, robots, robotics

Singapore AI startup gets series A funding to go global

AI startup Sentient.io has nabbed an undisclosed amount of series A funding to go global, the Singapore-based outfit announced this morning. With the cash, Sentient.io—maker of…