Investment in a spin-off of Kyoto University’s research outcome
- * SACI: Offce of Society-Academia Collaboration for Innovation * TTO: Tech Transfer Organization
In close collaboration with Kyoto University and other stakeholders,
we provide hands-on Kyoto University startups with proactive support for them to make the transition from basic research to commercialization relatively easily.
Our support to start-ups includes the following:
Consultation on company formation / Search for and recruitment of CXO candidates / Introduction and matching of research results of Kyoto University to/with start-ups and entrepreneurs / Support for capitalization table preparation / Support for the development of a business plan and an R&D plan / Management support by dispatching outside directors and so on.
Consultation with and introduction of professional advisors on intellectual property,legal affairs, accounting, taxation, and so on / introduction of private VCs and other financial institutions for collaborative investment or follow-on investment / Introduction of suppliers and sales partners / Support in networking for strategic alliances or future buyout exit / Support for M&A/IPO preparation and so on.
We invest in ventures that (aim to) commercialize research outcomes derived from Kyoto University. Such research outcomes include intellectual property, knowhow, and other disruptive ideas.
Further details are provided below: