The Global University Venturing deal net rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem.

Datafluct, a Japan-based data science platform to solve corporate and social challenges, completed a ¥1.1bn ($8.8m) series B round led by University of Tokyo Edge Capital Partners, a venture capital affiliate of the institution, today. The round also included food and drink wholesaler Kokubu, general contractor Takenaka, conglomerate Toshiba’s software services arm Toshiba Digital Solutions, insurer Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance’s investment unit Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Capital, cosmetics producer Pola Orbis and diversified conglomerate Tokyo Boeki. Datafluct had raised $2.8m in series…

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Thierry Heles

Thierry Heles is the editor of Global University Venturing, host of the Beyond the Breakthrough interview podcast and responsible for the monthly GUV Gazette (sign up here for free).