The book publisher and nursing care service group’s Gakken Innovation-Tech Fund plans to invest about $29m over the next five years, targeting edtech and healthtech.

Japan-based educational services and elderly care provider Gakken Holdings has formed an investment initiative dubbed Gakken Innovation-Tech Fund. Also known as Gakken Capital, the fund will mainly invest in mid and late-stage developers of education and healthcare technologies based in Japan and elsewhere, though it will consider startups at seed and series A if there…

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