Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.

Optimind, a Japan-based travel optimisation software spinout of Nagoya University, has secured ¥1.01bn ($9.3m) in a funding round led by automotive manufacturer Toyota. The round included MTG Ventures and KDDI Open Innovation Fund III, which invest on behalf of digital entertainment provider Modern Times Group and telecommunications company KDDI respectively, as well as an unnamed…

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