Global Brain expects to deploy $180m sixth fund ahead of five-year tenure

Global Brain expects to deploy $180m sixth fund ahead of five-year tenure

Takashi Sano, Global Brain

Japanese venture capital firm Global Brainwhich closed its $180-million sixth fund last year, has invested a portion of it for over a year and expects to deploy the rest of the funds in less than five years, the period the fund has assigned for deployment.

The fund, the largest one raised by Global Brain since it was started in 2001, seeks to invest in sectors including Internet of Things (IoT), hardware, enterprise, robotics, education and commerce solutions and focuses on investments in Japan, Silicon Valley, South Korea, Southeast Asia, and Israel.

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