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Institute for Q-shu Pioneers of Space, a Japan-based small satellite synthetic aperture radar developer also known as iQPS using technology developed at Kyushu University, has completed a ¥1.05bn ($9.1m) second close for its series B funding, having secured the money from Mirai Creation Fund 3, a joint vehicle between asset manager Sparx Group and automaker Toyota, in addition to Mizuho Capital, Oita Venture Capital and Yamaguchi Capital, subsidiaries of financial services firms Mizuho Bank, Oita Bank and Yamaguchi Financial Group…

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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).