Farm e-commerce company On the Slope has won support from Kyoto University’s KU-iCap, with the funding allocated for expansion in several Asian countries.

Japan-based farm e-commerce platform operator On the Slope (Saka no Tochu) has obtained ¥601m ($5.5m) of a targeted $7.7m round backed by Kyoto University Innovation Capital, the investment arm of Kyoto University, TechCrunch has reported. The round was also backed by financial services firm NEC Capital Solutions and Mizuho Capital, an investment unit of NEC’s financial…

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