Dentsu Sets Up New Fund To Support Startups

Dentsu has established a new corporate venture capital fund to support startups worldwide.

It’s called Dentsu Ventures Fund II and will invest in startups at various stages. It will operate for a 10-year period and has more than $90 million to disperse.

The new fund effectively extends the company’s efforts to support innovation. In 2015, it launched a similar fund, Dentsu Venture Global Fund 1, that has invested in more than 40 companies, mostly outside of Japan.

One recent investment supports Brooklyn, NY-based sports media company Overtime


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