Monozukuri Ventures made an additional investment in SeaSats, which develops maritime autonomous surface vehicles (ASV).
KYOTO, JAPAN & NYC, USA-based VC, Monozukuri Ventures (MZV, CEO: Narimasa Makino), announced an additional investment in SeaSatellite...Nov 18,2022
Monozukuri Ventures hits Final Close of its Second Fund
Monozukuri Ventures (HQs: Kyoto, Japan, and New York, USA; CEO: Narimasa Makino; ), an investment fund specializing in hardware start...Oct 12,2022
Monozukuri Ventures(MZV) Announces Appointment Of Emi Makino, Associate Professor at Hiroshima University, to outside Board Of Directors
Monozukuri Ventures (referred to below as MZV, CEO: Narimasa Makino), a Kyoto & NY-based VC specializing in hard tech startups, is ...Aug 26,2022
Monozukuri Hardware Cup 2020 report is on Japanese hardware newspaper (The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun )
Monozukuri Hardware Cup 2020 report is on The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun. (Move to The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Japanese site)Mar 02,2020
Makers Boot Camp and FabFoundry plan to join forces to create Monozukuri Ventures, offering comprehensive support to hardware startups, out from Kyoto and New York
Darma Tech Labs, Inc. (a.k.a. Makers Boot Camp) FabFoundry, Inc. Kyoto, Japan and New York, US, January 15th, 2020. Darma Tech ...Jan 15,2020
A Smart Solution for Thermostat Wars (via Pittwire)
Our portfolio startup HiberSense has been covered in 'A Smart Solution for Thermostat Wars' article by Pittwire. Read the article here.Jun 01,2019
Atmoph: How underestimating small things made hardware extra hard for this founder
This article is part of Tech in Asia’s partnership with Disrupting Japan where we publish the revised transcripts from the show’s podcast...Nov 30,2018
Silicon Alley: The Latest New York Startups at NY TechDay (via VOA News)
MBC has been covered in “Silicon Alley: The Latest New York Startups at NY TechDay” on VOA News. Click here for full article.
Sam Miller Has Turned His Father’s Dream Into Sports Tech Reality (via Sport Techie)
Our portfolio startup Boston Biomotion has been covered in “Sam Miller Has Turned His Father’s Dream Into Sports Tech Reality" on Sport T...
Lost In Translation: How to Bring Your Cross-Cultural Team Together
From emails to corporate parties, working in a multicultural team brings its own challenges, not only related to different nationalitie...Aug 05,2018
Kakaxi: Bringing the Story of Food Growing To Your Table
With the rise of the IoT technology over the past years, there is a rise in new-gen startups reshaping the agriculture in small but meani...Jul 09,2018
Japan’s second-largest metro area aims for a slice of the start-up pie (via CNBC）
MBC has been covered in “Japan's second-largest metro area aims for a slice of the start-up pie” on CNBC. Click here for full article.Mar 23,2018
Working Today / Entrepreneurship on the rise among students (via The Japan News）
MBC has been covered in "Working Today / Entrepreneurship on the rise among students" on The Japan News. Click here for full article.Jan 22,2018
2018FLEX to Feature Newest Developments in Flexible Hybrid Electronics (via Printed Electronics）
Bonbouton has been covered in "2018FLEX to Feature Newest Developments in Flexible Hybrid Electronics" on Printed Electronics. Click h...Jan 10,2018
Patient Entrepreneur Amin Zayani of Med Angel BV Selected as the Winner of the 2017 Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Award (via Globe News Wire）
Bonbouton has been covered in "Patient Entrepreneur Amin Zayani of Med Angel BV Selected as the Winner of the 2017 Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk ...Nov 28,2017
Nobuhiro Seki: Espousing the spirit of craftsmanship abroad (via JapanTimes）
Boston Biomotion & Hoplite Power has been covered in "Nobuhiro Seki: Espousing the spirit of craftsmanship abroad" on JapanTimes. ...Jan 25,2017
MakerTour @ Kyoto Makers Garage (via MakerTour Labs Explorer)
MBC has been covered in "MakerTour @ Kyoto Makers Garage" on MakerTour Labs Explorer. Click here for original source.Oct 22,2017
How Hospital Strategic Venture Investing Can Improve Returns, Reduce Risk And Improve Care (via Forbes）
Boston Biomotion has been covered in "How Hospital Strategic Venture Investing Can Improve Returns, Reduce Risk And Improve Care" on Forb...Oct 18,2017
Makers Boot Camp opens international makerspace in Kyoto (via The Bridge）
MBC has been covered in "Makers Boot Camp opens international makerspace in Kyoto" on The Bridge. Click here for full article.
“MBC Shisaku Fund” first investment is Boston Biomotion with MIT technology
Makers Boot Camp (Darma Tech Labs, head office: Kyoto City, Representative Director: Narimasa Makino) in charge of managing "MBC Shisak...
8 Hardware startups give pitches at first Hardware Cup in Osaka for Pittsburgh finals (via The Bridge）
MBC has been covered in "8 Hardware startups give pitches at first Hardware Cup in Osaka for Pittsburgh finals" on The Bridge. Click her...Mar 08,2017
New smartwatch tracks the time you spend with your family (via cnet）
Veldt has been covered in "New smartwatch tracks the time you spend with your family" on cnet. Click here for full article.Feb 14,2020
The next generation of IoT: what we learn from a startup Demo Day!
After New Year’s break, it’s time to work on our plans for 2017. As December was a busy time, full of interesting events we had the pleas...Jan 12,2017
Kyoto Hub: KRP + Omron + Makers Boot Camp supporting entrepreneurs.
Makers Boot Camp was an invited speaker at Samurai Island Expo, in Tokyo, to take part on a panel by Kyoto Research Park (KRP). The se...Jun 29,2016
#ConnectedConf: Interview with Sabrina Sasaki from Makers Boot Camp (via Rude Baguette)
MBC has been covered in "#ConnectedConf: Interview with Sabrina Sasaki from Makers Boot Camp" on Rude Baguette. Click here for the full ...May 24,2016
Latest updates: our achievements with many more new challenges to come!
The IoT startup area has improve in many hubs thanks to Incubators, Accelerators, and DIY Makers spaces. Credits: Connected Conference....Jun 03,2016
Makers Boot Camp invited to speak at Connected Conference 2016, in Paris
Makers Boot Camp was invited to join Connected Conference, the 3-day event about IoT and everything related to the convergence of Inter...May 24,2016
Monozukuri Hub: bringing it all together. Our meet ups have already started!
As pointed out in the Financial Times article by Leo Lewis, "Japan’s most cherished industrial skill — obsessive perfection of monozuku...May 19,2016
2 Must-Know Machines To Understand “Makers Movement”
Imagine when you have a specific image of iPhone case designed in your head. If you really want it, you’ll probably first go through al...Aug 04,2015
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