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Daiwa Corporate Investment

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Total investments 148
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$72M
Portfolio companies 107
Rounds per year 3.61
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 17
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Internet
  • Task Management
Summary

Daiwa Corporate Investment appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1983. The main department of described VC is located in the Tokyo. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Daiwa Corporate Investment, startups are often financed by 500 Kobe, Samurai Incubate, Sagamore Bioventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SMBC Venture Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SMBC Venture Capital, Energy & Environment Investment, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Japan. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ASLAN Pharmaceuticals, Seven Dreamers Laboratories, Oneteam. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Medical.

The overall number of key employees were 2.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. This Daiwa Corporate Investment works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

GITAI

Artificial Intelligence
Robotics
Space Travel
Virtual Reality
Virtual World
Virtualization
$36M24 May 2023 Chiyoda, Japan

DINETTE

Cosmetics
Fashion
Manufacturing
Video Editing
$7M31 Mar 2022 Chiyoda, Japan

Kyoto Fusioneering

Manufacturing
Oil and Gas
Retail
$11M02 Feb 2022 Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Craif

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
Medical
$11M02 Nov 2021 Bunkyo, Japan

GITAI

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

GITAI

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

Rapyuta Robotics

Cloud Computing
Information Technology
Robotics
$6M20 Jul 2020 Japan, Chiyoda

Craif

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
Medical
17 Jun 2020 Bunkyo

Aidemy

Artificial Intelligence
Education
Internet
$2M30 Jan 2020 Bunkyo

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Total investments 148
Average round size 72M
Rounds per year 3.61
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 13
Follow on index 0.28
Exits 17
Group Appearance index 0.17

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

GITAI

Artificial Intelligence
Robotics
Space Travel
Virtual Reality
Virtual World
Virtualization
$36M24 May 2023 Chiyoda, Japan

DINETTE

Cosmetics
Fashion
Manufacturing
Video Editing
$7M31 Mar 2022 Chiyoda, Japan

Kyoto Fusioneering

Manufacturing
Oil and Gas
Retail
$11M02 Feb 2022 Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Craif

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
Medical
$11M02 Nov 2021 Bunkyo, Japan

GITAI

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

GITAI

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

Rapyuta Robotics

Cloud Computing
Information Technology
Robotics
$6M20 Jul 2020 Japan, Chiyoda

Craif

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
Medical
17 Jun 2020 Bunkyo

Aidemy

Artificial Intelligence
Education
Internet
$2M30 Jan 2020 Bunkyo
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