Nomura-Keio Fund Boosts Investment Target for Japan Startups

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  • University, brokerage increase goal by 50% to 15 billion yen
  • Competition for investing in startups is heating up: Yamagishi

Keio University and Nomura Holdings Inc. increased the fundraising goal for their venture-capital partnership by 50 percent to 15 billion yen ($147 million) after demand from Japanese financial firms during the first phase of financing exceeded expectations.

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