WASEDA University Ventures (WUV) is a venture capital firm specialising in founding investments in the deep tech domain by creating new start-up companies that make use of academia and are based on "the practical application of scholarship".
Our mission is to be a capitalist that implements academic knowledge and research results into society and creates businesses and industries that contribute to the evolution, well-being and sustainability of human society.
December 9, 2022 - Funding through WASEDA University Ventures opening doors for Waseda community (Waseda Weekly Wrap Up – Nov.21-25)
November 2, 2022 - WASEDA University Ventures (WUV) has made a JPY 100 million founding investment in Power Diamond Systems, Inc. – WASEDA’s original diamond semiconductor devices start-up
September 9, 2022 - WASEDA University Ventures (WUV) has made a JPY 200 million founding investment in Nanofiber Quantum Technologies, Inc. - Japan's first quantum computer hardware development start-up
September 9, 2022 - WASEDA University Ventures (WUV) launched its first fund, WUV 1 L.P.
September 9, 2022 - Establishment of the WASEDA University Ventures (WUV) first fund
August 23, 2022 - JIC makes LP investment in WUV 1 Limited Partnership
January 12, 2022 - Establishment of a new venture capital firm “WASEDA University Ventures”