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Dai-ichi Life

Investor type Investment Bank


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Total investments 54
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 41
Rounds per year 0.45
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Financial Services
  • Task Management
  • Medical

Dai-ichi Life is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1902. The company was established in Asia in Japan. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Tokyo.

The top activity for fund was in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Neurotrack, CureApp, Meltin MMI. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Japan. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Robotics, Information Technology. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Dai-ichi Life, startups are often financed by Real Tech Fund, Rohto Pharmaceutical, ANA Holdings. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SBI Investment, Rohto Pharmaceutical, Sompo Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rohto Pharmaceutical, Mirai Creation Fund, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co..

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Life Insurance
$120M07 Jul 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Clean Energy
Information Technology
Management Consulting
Renewable Energy
$10M12 Jun 2022 Tanzania


Child Care
Health Care
Media and Entertainment
$36M02 Jun 2021 Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Noile-Immune Biotech

$21M22 Mar 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Artificial Intelligence
Space Travel
Virtual Reality
Virtual World
$16M02 Mar 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Artificial Intelligence
Space Travel
Virtual Reality
Virtual World
$17M01 Mar 2021 Japan, Chiyoda

Electrical Distribution
05 Feb 2021 Minato, Japan


Health Care
$12M04 Jan 2021 Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Gojo & Company

Financial Services
Micro Lending
$24M17 Dec 2020 Japan, Chiyoda


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