AZUL Energy Raised ¥475 Million ($3.2 Million) in Series A Funding
AZUL Energy, a clean chemistry startup that develops catalysts for next-generation energy systems, announced that it has raised ¥475 million in Series A funding. The company has developed a high-performance catalyst that offers the same performance as rare metal catalysts (such as platinum) but without the high costs or significant resource constraints. They intend to implement it in various applications to promote a decarbonized and recycling-oriented society.
This new round of funding was led by Spiral Capital, Inc., with participation from TOHOKU University Venture Partners Co., Ltd., JMTC Capital LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd., Governance Partners Inc., and existing investor Spurcle Inc., totaling six companies in a third-party allotment of new shares.