The corporate has already backed Kaszek Ventures and Valor Capital, but plans to supply cash for up to 10 venture firms in connection with its $5bn Latin America fund.
Children’s Minnesota has backed the first close of 4Bio Ventures II, a $150m venture fund that will focus on areas such as cell and gene therapy.
Sompo, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust, Kansai Electric Power, Suzuyo, NEC, Bridgestone, Yamaha Motor and Lion are among the LPs that contributed to Global Catalyst Partners Japan’s $75.4m fund.
Kuehne + Nagel and Temasek's joint investment venture has launched with its first fund, to back logistics and supply chain technology startups.
Venture capital firm Fireside Ventures has received a commitment from L'Oreal for its second fund, which has targeted $100m for a final close.
Visa and Prudential contributed to a $23m co-investment fund that was launched by Accion Venture Lab alongside $10m more from Accion.
Taiwan Life has provided capital for Bessemer Venture Partners' Century Fund, one of a range of fund investments it has made in 2019.
Digital Garage and Daiwa Securities are the general partners for DG Lab Fund II, which recently achieved a first close on its way to a $188m target.
The pharmaceutical company will replicate the investment it made in venture firm Remiges' $80m first fund, helping it to reach a target of $150m.
Five startups have presented their technologies on the demo day of Keikyu Accelerator Program’s sophomore batch, with Ecbo Cloak and NearMe receiving awards.