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Colopl Next

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Jun Hasebe Naruatsu Baba Shintaro Yamakami

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Total investments 93
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 80
Rounds per year 13.29
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
Exits 11
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Virtual Reality
  • Software
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Media and Entertainment
Summary

Colopl Next is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The company was established in Asia in Japan. Colopl Next appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Tokyo.

The current fund was established by Jun Hasebe, Naruatsu Baba, Shintaro Yamakami.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sliver.tv, Fyusion, Odd Concepts. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Education, Virtual Reality. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Colopl Next, startups are often financed by GREE Ventures, GMO VenturePartners, Eight Roads Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are The Venture Reality Fund, GREE Ventures, Sparkland Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by YJ Capital, The Venture Reality Fund, Mizuho Capital.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Colopl Next works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Aesop Technology

Artificial Intelligence
Digital Media
Health Care
$3M01 Jul 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Rael

Beauty
Health Care
Wellness
$35M25 May 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Return Helper

E-Commerce
Logistics
Supply Chain Management
$700K18 Dec 2021 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

Admix

Advertising
Internet
Marketing
Social Media Advertising
$25M26 Oct 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Truck Lagbe

Automotive
E-Commerce
Hospitality
iOS
Logistics
Mobile
Travel
$4M20 Sep 2021 Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

SODA

E-Commerce
Marketplace
Retail
$56M29 Jul 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

PeaceTecLab

Real Estate
Rental
Smart Home
$20M07 Jul 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

LTE-X

Internet
Internet of Things
10 May 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Shop LIT Live

E-Commerce
Internet
Video Streaming
$6M26 Apr 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

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