Cool Japan Fund Founded 2013
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Total investments 7
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$323M
Portfolio companies 7
Rounds per year 0.88
Lead investments 6
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.12
Exits -
Key employees -
Areas of investment
Government
GovTech
Venture Capital
Summary

Cool Japan Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 2013. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Tokyo. The company was established in Asia in Japan.

The real fund results show that this VC is 47 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Japan. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Spiber, Tastemade, Hyakusenrenma Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Content, Social Media. 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.

Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Cool Japan Fund, startups are often financed by Redpoint, Raine Ventures, 500 Startups. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Yoshimoto Kogyo, Walden International, Redpoint.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Wonderplanet
Apps
Mobile
Venture - Series Unknown
152M01 Jul 2019
Clozette.co
E-Commerce
Fashion
Shopping
Social Media
Series C
10M09 Apr 2019 United States, San Jose
KKday
E-Commerce
Leisure
Tourism
Travel
Series C
75M28 Sep 2020 Taiwan, New Taipei
Winc
E-Commerce
Hospitality
Wine And Spirits
Series C
10M23 Jul 2019 United States, Los Angeles
Vpon Big Data Group
Advertising
Big Data
Mobile
Service Industry
Series C
40M10 Sep 2020 Taiwan, New Taipei
KKday
E-Commerce
Leisure
Tourism
Travel
Series B
10M30 Aug 2019 Taiwan, New Taipei
Spiber
Advanced Materials
Biotechnology
Building Material
Life Science
Venture - Series Unknown
760M30 Nov 2018 Japan, Tsuruoka
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