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11/30/2021: TDK Ventures backs innovative nanomaterials coating technology company, actnano

11/09/2021: TDK Ventures backs MEMS-based genome editing tools company, Mekonos

09/29/2021: TDK Ventures presents Energy Week 2021, a thought leadership forum on energy transformation
09/20/2021: TDK Ventures invests in seed round for dry lithium-ion electrode manufacturing startup, AM Batteries
07/20/2021: TDK Ventures backs metal additive manufacturing startup, Fabric8Labs
07/20/2021: TDK Ventures backs metal additive manufacturing startup, Fabric8Labs
04/12/2021: TDK Ventures closes $150 million fund for early-stage, materials science and hard-tech startups

04/12/2021: TDK Ventures invests in Battery Resourcers, supporting closed loop battery recycling

04/08/2021: TDK Ventures invests in analog in-memory computation pioneer, Analog Inference

03/31/2021: TDK Ventures invests in Span: maker of smart home electrical panels

03/24/2021: TDK Ventures backs augmented reality startup, Mojo Vision

02/04/2021: TDK Ventures invests in Metalenz, pioneer in high-performance optical metalenses

12/15/2020: TDK Ventures invests in digital imaging radar-on-chip for automotive market

10/15/2020: TDK Ventures invests in Agility Robotics to accelerate deployment of humanoid robot platform

09/03/2020: TDK Ventures invests in ammonia-to-energy hydrogen fuel cell company GenCell

08/24/2020: TDK Ventures backs handheld ultrasound imaging startup, Exo

08/04/2020: TDK Ventures adds AI accelerator Groq to its investment portfolio

07/30/2020: TDK Ventures invests in additive manufacturing space

04/21/2020: TDK Ventures invests in biomagnetic medical imaging company Genetesis

01/30/2020: TDK Ventures invests in electric air mobility company AutoFlightX

01/22/2020: TDK Ventures invests in GaN laser light pioneer SLD Laser

10/17/2019: TDK Ventures invests in micromobility company Wheels

08/20/2019: TDK Ventures invests in first portfolio company Starship Technologies

07/01/2019: TDK announces corporate venture entity to invest in early stage material science technologies and companies

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11/22/2021: AutoFlight Lands $100M (USD) Investment in Series A Funding from Team Global and Its Founder Lukasz Gadowski (Cision PR Newswire)

11/12/2021: TDK Backs Scalable Cell Engineering with Mekonos (AZO Materials)

07/22/2021: What You Need to Unlearn to Succeed in Venture Capital (Venture Capital Journal)

07/21/2021: TDK Ventures President Nicolas Sauvage named to GCV Powerlist 100 for 2021 (Global Corporate Venturing)

07/20/2021: Metal 3D printing company Fabric8Labs raises $19M (TechCrunch

04/12/2021: From Cassette Tapes To Venture Funding: TDK Launches Its Second VC Fund With $150 Million (Forbes

04/12/2021: GenCell Raises US$14.3 million from a Series of Institutional International Investors (Startups Magazine

02/23/2021: Japanese Technology Company TDK Corporation Joins Alkaline Fuel Cell Manufacturer GenCell in Developing a Novel Low-Cost Approach to Green Ammonia – the Fuel of the Future (Gencell Energy)

12/31/2020: Startups Magazine highlights TDK Ventures in its latest issue (Startups Magazine

12/15/2020: FDA Awards Genetesis Breakthrough Device Designation for CardioFlux® Imaging Technology (BizJournals)

12/09/2020: TDK Ventures portfolio company Origin to be acquired by Stratasys (Markets Insider)

11/30/2020: TDK Ventures portfolio company GenCell has gone public in a NIS205m ($60.7m) initial public offering. (Global Impact Venturing)

11/12/2020: TDK Ventures portfolio company SLD Laser to be acquired by Kyocera. (LinkedIn)

09/16/2020: TDK Ventures Managing Director Nicolas Sauvage named to GCV Powerlist 100 for 2020. (Global Corporate Venturing)

08/14/2020: Groq Closes Funding Round; New Automotive Focus ‘Not a Pivot’ (EE Times)

07/31/2020: Editorial: TDK finds silver lining (Global Corporate Venturing)

05/29/2020: Not just air taxis: eVTOL developers see growing potential in utility applications (evtol)

05/07/2020: Cardiac Imaging Company Genetesis Adds TDK Ventures as Strategic Investor and Welcomes New Board Member (BioSpace)

02/05/2020: AutoFlightX Nabs Investment From TDK Ventures (CleanTechnica)

02/04/2020: TDK Ventures bets on laser diodes as lighting’s future (LEDs Magazine)

02/03/2020: 14 Venture Capital Firms Funding Ingenuity in Silicon Valley (Built In San Francisco)

01/22/2020: TDK Invests in GaN Laser Light Firm SLD Laser (Compound Semiconductor)

10/18/2019: TDK Ventures makes second investment (Electronics Weekly)

10/18/2019: TDK invests in mobility company (Fierce Electronics)

10/16/2019: Wheels Receives Investment from TDK Ventures (FinSMEs)

10/16/2019: TDK Ventures backs micromobility company Wheels (PE Hub)

08/21/2019: Japan’s TDK Ventures scouts for early-stage deals from debut $50m fund, says MD (DealStreetAsia)

08/21/2019: TDK Ventures makes first VC investment (Electronics Weekly)

08/21/2019: TDK Ventures invests in first portfolio company Starship Technologies (Evertiq)

08/20/2019: Starship Technologies Raises $40M in Series A Funding (FinSMEs)

08/20/2019: After 100,000 deliveries, robot courier startup Starship Technologies picks up $40M (SiliconANGLE)

08/20/2019: Starship Technologies amasses $40 mln Series A (PE Hub)

08/20/2019: TDK Ventures invests in first portfolio company Starship Technologies (Smart HIghways)


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