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[Funding Alert] Japan-based DNX Ventures Secures $243M in Funding

DNX Ventures, a venture capital firm with offices in both Japan and the United States has announced final closing of two new Japan funds The funds raised a total of about 36.5 billion yen, or $243 million.

The firm released a statement announcing the full close of $188 million for the Japan Fund IV and $55 million for the Japan Annex Fund III, which are designated for investments to come after.

With the ability to invest in seed to late stage business-to-business (B2B) firms in Japan, the total amount raised for the Japan-focused funds, including the Japan Seed Fund, is estimated to be 39.5 billion yen (US $263 million), according to a recent statement from DNX Ventures.

The emphasis will be on supporting startups in Japan, with the possibility of adding a few projects from the larger Asia-Pacific area.

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A family of new funds will also be independently raised and announced by DNX for investment in the US and other countries.

The statement claims that a wide range of domestic and foreign institutional investors, financial institutions, and both new and recurring backers make up the funds investors.

Interestingly, it has attracted substantial investment from international investors based outside of Japan, including well-known companies like Atinum Investment and Morgan Stanley Investment Management Private Equity Solutions.

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According to DNX Ventures, their mission is to provide investors with exceptional financial returns by supporting exceptional founders who are pursuing high-growth and positively impacting society.

The business is excited to welcome Peter McCormick as the newest member of our advisory team, in addition to the introduction of the new DNX Fund IV, with the goal of supporting the expansion of its portfolio firms.

McCormick gained notoriety in 2000 when he helped develop Exact Target.

He has worked in a variety of capacities over the past 14 years, including partner development, corporate development, global operations, services, product management, and marketing.

It should be recalled that Exact Target debuted on the New York Stock Exchange in 2012 and was later purchased by Salesforce in 2013 for a sum of $2.5 billion, resulting in the creation of Salesforce Marketing Cloud, the industry leader in marketing automation.

About DNX Ventures

DNX Ventures is an early-stage venture capital company that makes investments in B2B startups.

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