East Ventures

East Ventures

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Headquarters Location

Japan, Tokyo

About

East Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 2010. The main office of this VC is situated in Tokyo. This investor is located in Asia, Japan.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 other investors. Along with East Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Pegasus Tech Ventures, Beenos Partners, Eduardo Saverin as well as 34 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Golden Gate Ventures, Convergence Ventures, YJ Capital, the total number of co-investors is 77. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Pegasus Tech Ventures, EV Growth, 500 Startups, out of 96 investors from our database.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - Indonesia. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 8 other locations. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Mobile, Financial Services. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 15 more industries for this fund. Tokopedia, Mercari, Traveloka are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

This VC was founded by Batara Eto, Taiga Matsuyama, Willson Cuaca. We also identified another 5 core personnel in our database.

The fund typically enters into 25-48 deals annually. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 7 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund's activity peaked in 2015. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. In comparison with other funds, East Ventures makes 20 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from East Ventures is 5-10 millions dollars.

Year Founded

2010

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: east.vc; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first '.' last, last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

94.5% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

13-24

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

16.4% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x4

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

11 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.25 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

3

Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]

1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Pegasus Tech Ventures, Beenos Partners

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Pegasus Tech Ventures, EV Growth, 500 Startups

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