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WERU INVESTMENT has been taking an active role in the process of transforming Japan into a fully modernized and innovation-focused society for over 20 years.

We are the first Japanese venture capital closely associated with academic institutions, e.g. Waseda University (est. 1882), one of the most prestigious universities in Japan. We highly value such relationship because we believe that the future and innovation of Japan lie in the younger generations of scholars and entrepreneurs. 

Innovation is a multidisciplinary phenomenon originating in transcending traditional academic and business field. That is why we hope to contribute to international community by creating network of leaders who will inspire innovation in the 21st century.

We hope that investors and entrepreneurs from all over the world will participate in our philosophy of "Empowering Innovation."

Tadashi Takiguchi Ph.D
President & CEO