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ClearMotion Secures $100 Million Investment Led By J.P. Morgan Asset Management To Commercialize World’s First Digital Chassis

  • Posted : 2017.02.04
ClearMotion, Inc., an automotive technology company developing the world's first digital chassis, announced today a $100 million Series C preferred stock financing led by clients advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with participation from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Qualcomm Ventures, Worl... more
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Technology VCs Have a $1 Billion Obsession With Car Startups

  • Posted : 2017.02.04
In Silicon Valley’s eagerness to invest in all things automotive, venture capitalists put $100 million into a Boston startup that makes an alternative to shock absorbers. It’s not a particularly sexy part of the industry, but investors were sold on ClearMotion Inc.’s vision for using technology t... more

Drone delivery startup Flirtey raises $16 million to become a next-gen UPS

Drone delivery startup Flirtey has raised $16 million in Series A funding to bring its high-flying service to new customers, companies and possibly countries.... more

Intertrust Grows Investor Base in a Major Push to Expand its Products and Services

  • Posted : 2016.12.13
Intertrust Technologies Corporation today announced that it has grown its investor base as part of a major expansion of its products and services.... more

World Innovation Lab Leads $26M Series B Round In Japanese E-Commerce Start-Up Inagora

  • Posted : 2016.11.29
World Innovation Lab, a U.S.-Japan venture firm, has led a US$26 million series B funding round in Inagora Inc., an e-commerce mobile platform focused on providing high quality Japanese products to global consumers, in particular those in China.... more

Amazon’s newest rival is a Japanese start-up you need to know about

  • Posted : 2016.11.04
Mercari, which also has offices in the U.S and the U.K., has seen U.S. downloads jump to 20 million, doubling since March.... more

Somnoware raises $9M for sleep management software system

Charlotte, North Carolina-based Somnoware, which offers a sleep management software system, has raised $9 million in a round led by TransLink Capital with participation from World Innovation Lab (WiL) as well as existing investors.... more

Reload Gets $2 Million Investment, World War Toons Heading to E3

World Innovation Lab (WiL), a technology investment firm based in both Silicon Valley and Tokyo, has invested $2 million USD in the team.... more

Raksul is changing printing in Japan and just scored $33.7M

Today Raksul, a startup that lowers printing costs, publicly confirmed it scored US$33.7 million for its own series C.... more

Sony’s smartwatch follow-up is a smart lock. WiL guides tech giant towards product release

Sony’s once gleaming PC business might be dead and the company might be turning into a ghost, but it still has some tricks up its sleeve.... more


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