D4V - Design for Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Minato. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan.
The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight FiNANCiE, Crevo, Sprocket Inc.. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Japan. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are EdTech, Software.
The important activity for fund was in 2017. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year.
The current fund was established by Tom Kelley. The overall number of key employees were 6.
The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the D4V - Design for Ventures, startups are often financed by SMBC Venture Capital, NEC Capital Solutions, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SMBC Venture Capital, Eric Di Benedetto, IDEO. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Eric Di Benedetto, Y Combinator, SMBC Venture Capital.
|13M||23 Apr 2020||Japan, Chiyoda|
|2M||17 Sep 2017||Japan, Chiyoda|
|50M||26 Sep 2018|
|36M||30 Apr 2020||Japan, Chiyoda|
|45M||26 Mar 2019||Japan, Chiyoda|
|8M||21 Jun 2018||United States, San Jose|
|122K||31 Oct 2017||Japan, Chiyoda|
|500K||04 Oct 2017||Japan, Chiyoda|
|10M||19 Nov 2018||Japan, Yokohama|
|45M||24 Aug 2018|
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