New Frontier Capital Management (NFCM), an investment company with shareholders including Mizuho Securities, plans to sign a partnership agreement with Cornell University in September. NFCM has already established a global academic network with the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad and Zhejiang University in China. The aim of NFCM is to find the seeds of innovation. In July, NFCM signed a strategic partnership agreement with Allegis Capital, a VC firm founded in 1996 with a strong track record of investing in Silicon Valley startups with leading edge technologies.

[Note: Translation by NFCM]