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Credit Saison

Founders Torajiro Okamoto

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Total investments 41
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$27M
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 0.56
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 4
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Payments
  • Finance
  • Mobile
Summary

Credit Saison is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1951. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Tokyo. The venture was found in Asia in Japan.

The high activity for fund was in 2015. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 24 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, Crowdsourcing. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Japan. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline ShopBack, Origami, Coiney

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Credit Saison, startups are often financed by GREE Ventures, Eight Roads Ventures, GMO VenturePartners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are GMO VenturePartners, Saison Ventures, YJ Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SBI Investment, YJ Capital, Mizuho Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Japan Culture and Technology

13 Jun 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Chocolate Finance

Financial Services
FinTech
$19M25 Aug 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Cyber Sierra

Cyber Security
Insurance
$4M15 Feb 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

JULO

Consumer Lending
Finance
Financial Services
Lending
$60M07 Feb 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Drona Pay

Fraud Detection
Security
$416K25 Nov 2021 Andheri, Maharashtra, India

Globalise

Financial Services
24 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States

Origami Japan

Financial Services
Mobile
Payments
$60M21 Sep 2018 Chiyoda, Japan

HiJoJo Partners

Financial Services
$3M20 Jul 2018 Japan, Chiyoda

Credit Bao

FinTech
$30M26 Jun 2018 China, Dongcheng District

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Total investments 41
Average round size 27M
Rounds per year 0.56
Peak activity year 2015
Lead investments 5
Follow on index 0.20
Exits 4
Group Appearance index 0.73

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Japan Culture and Technology

13 Jun 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Chocolate Finance

Financial Services
FinTech
$19M25 Aug 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Cyber Sierra

Cyber Security
Insurance
$4M15 Feb 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

JULO

Consumer Lending
Finance
Financial Services
Lending
$60M07 Feb 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Drona Pay

Fraud Detection
Security
$416K25 Nov 2021 Andheri, Maharashtra, India

Globalise

Financial Services
24 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States

Origami Japan

Financial Services
Mobile
Payments
$60M21 Sep 2018 Chiyoda, Japan

HiJoJo Partners

Financial Services
$3M20 Jul 2018 Japan, Chiyoda

Credit Bao

FinTech
$30M26 Jun 2018 China, Dongcheng District
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