||"WERU" was established as a research unit at Waseda University
||"WERU INVESTMENT Co., Ltd." was established as a venture capital entity
||the first IPO supported by WERU INVESTMENT
||The first fund jointly invested by METI's (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) subsidiary "SMRJ" (Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN) was launched
||The second fund jointly invested by SMRJ was launched
||"WERU Asset Management Co., Ltd." was established as a fixed income specialist
||DIM (Discretionary Investment Manager) licensed
||Certified as a Business Promoter of Project for Creating Start-ups from Advanced Research and Technology(START), by MEXT(Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan.
||Certified by NEDO(New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) as an official VC focusing on Seed-stage Technology-based Startups.