Kyoto University unveils its second venture fund for investment across Asia with $60m backing.

Kyoto University has announced a new venture fund worth $60m to be invested in firms loosely tied to the university across Asia.

The Kyoto University Venture Fund (KUVF) will be managed by venture firm Miyako Capital, and will support both startups and spin-outs tied to the university through faculty, students, or alumni. It will also be available to any firm wishing to work closely with the institution.

The fund will seek to invest from $500k upwards, and will be largely…

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