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Pegasus Tech Ventures, a VC firm connecting big Asian corporations with hot startups, just bought a boutique firm with a long Silicon Valley history

Pegasus Tech Ventures, founded by Anis Uzzaman, announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Garage Technology Ventures for an undisclosed sum. It's extremely rare for one VC firm to buy another. The more common exit for a firm is to disband.

NGK Spark Plugs launches $100M corporate venture fund, will seek M&A opportunities

he fund was launched with Pegasus Tech Ventures, the “venture capital as a service” firm that has also worked with corporations like Sega Sammy Holdings, Asus and Aisin Seiki to launch venture funds.

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Pegasus Tech Ventures and Japanet launch new $50M fund to bring global startups to Nagasaki

Japanet, one of Japan’s largest television shopping companies, and Pegasus have established a $50 million venture fund to invest in startups from around the world, including for a major new development in Nagasaki.

How Anis Uzzaman took his venture fund to $1.5 billion from zero in just 8 years without fundraising

Unlike other VC firms that offer startups special development programs, Anis' major benefit is that his LPs are built-in strategic partners. They want to be beta testers and help their startups sign global distribution agreements, and launch in Asia. 

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Trends for 2021

Digital nomadism, philanthropy, and sustainable development goals (SDG) will be popular keywords in 2021, and we will also see rapid changes in top technological and business innovation

TikTok Stars Investing Their Popularity 

More and more young TikTok stars are turning to venture capital investing as they turn their millions of followers and online popularity into massive fortunes.

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Omaze raises $30M after expanding beyond celebrity campaigns

Omaze previously raised $12 million in Series A funding. The new round was led by FirstMark Capital, with participation from Pegasus Tech Ventures and many others.

3 uplifting lessons VCs learned during a crazy 2020

2020 has been a whirlwind of a year (to say the least). However, there’s one upside to challenging times — you can learn from them. Silicon Valley investors have generally been quite conservative during the pandemic but things haven’t slowed down at all this year.

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The Case for Triller: The TikTok Competitor Approaching Unicorn Status, And Getting Big Breaks

Anis Uzzaman  predicted that Triller will become the next “American TikTok.” Triller is far ahead in anyone else in the U.S. market.

Hollywood’s Triller sets its own rhythm even as it gains from TikTok troubles

Celebrity-quality content is one thing that sets Triller apart from TikTok, said Anis Uzzaman,  general partner of Pegasus Tech Ventures, which invested in Triller in a strategic round.

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How to Avoid the Top Mistakes that Startups Make 

Building a startup is a tough but rewarding journey. At each step, the startup founder needs to be careful about what he or she decides to do. Every stage of the startup journey is likely to hinge on several important decisions

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How A Venture Capital Fund Helps Companies Be Innovative And Competitive Even During The Pandemic

Companies need to maintain a focus on competing in today's market, as digitalization continues to accelerate, with a major tailwind due to the pandemic. 

Pandemic: Time To Stop Investing Or Increase Efforts?

During this time of turmoil, the strongest startups will naturally separate themselves from the rest. The smartest startups are putting together solid survival plans, keeping their employees motivated, and convincing their current and potential investors to support them.

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TikTok's Founder Wonders What Hit Him

An entrepreneur doesn’t have a country. When they develop something, it’s just not for any particular market, it’s for people globally.

Geltor Raises $91.3 Million Series B Funding 

Geltor plans to use the latest investment to scale business and manufacturing operations around its core platforms, and to eventually make it “ridiculously easy” for iconic brands to build sustainable products, according to Lorestani who also serves the company’s CEO.

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Weathering The Crisis: Three Helpful Tips For Startups

There has been much discussion on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. It is no surprise that during this uncertain time, it is affecting small family-owned businesses and large global corporations.

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Tapping the benefits of Venture Capital-as-a-Service

There have never been more sources of funding for startups than there are today. The best entrepreneurs have many options when it comes to financing their business — whether it’s angel funding, crowdfunding, accelerator funding, or venture funding.

10 Technology Trends That Will Impact Your Lives In 2020

2020 — it’s when the world will see transformational changes in how technology impacts our lives. Here’s a look at the top technology trends that will influence us.

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2020年の世界:トップ10 テクノロジートレンド

ペガサス・テック・ベンチャーズ 共同代表パートナー兼CEO アニス・ウッザマン

2020年は、21世紀が始まって20年目という節目の年になり、テクノロジーの進化においても大きな飛躍の年になると考えられている。

The idea behind VCaaS is to create situations that are both financially and strategically beneficial

Pegasus Tech Ventures recently introduced Venture Capital as a Service (VCaaS), through which they manage funds for global corporations hoping to invest in tech startups.

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Indonesian trucking startup Ritase raises $8.5m Series A

Our Indonesian portfolio company, Ritase, which is a trucking services platform recently raised Series A funding round of $8.5 million.

Retail Startup Bulletin Raises $7 Million Series to Build a Platform That Connects Brands With Store

Our portfolio company, Bulletin, a retail startup have announced they have raised a $7 million series to create a platform that connects brands with stores.

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Noninvasive White Blood Cell Monitoring Startup Leuko Raises $1.8 Million Seed Round

Leuko Labs was our 2018 #StartupWorldCup Grand Finale Champion who have announced yesterday that they have raised $1.8 million seed round.

Crunchbase News Highlights Venture Capital as a Service.

Pegasus Tech Ventures, which describes itself as “venture capital as a service,” will make and manage investments on behalf of corporations, but with a degree of separation between a new, early-stage startup and a big tech company.

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Pegasus Tech Ventures offers a novel approach to investing in emerging technology companies

Pegasus Tech Ventures, a global venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley, is making its official debut as a Venture Capital-as-a-Service (VCaaS) provider.

Corporations have been outsourcing their venture investing to Pegasus Tech Ventures

Some of the world’s largest tech companies manage sizable venture funds under their auspices.

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