Japan Education Market
October 2019

Softbank offers JPY 100 million in scholarships for AI research. Tokyo-based VC firm, Mistletoe, invests $4 million in South Korean startup.

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Tokyo-based VC firm Mistletoe invests $4 million in South Korea-based educational social platform, Classting, making the latter the first in its country to receive VC funding from Japan. Softbank offers JPY 100 million in scholarships to students for AI research. KIBOW Social Investment invests JPY 40 million in Manaby, a provider of vocational training and employment support for people with physical or mental disabilities.

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