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GMO VenturePartners

Investor type Micro VC

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Total investments 133
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 85
Rounds per year 7.82
Lead investments 10
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.35
Exits 23
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • FinTech
  • Software
Summary

In 2005 was created GMO VenturePartners, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Tokyo. The company was established in Asia in Japan.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - 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. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Artificial Intelligence, Internet. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Mercari, Qihoo 360 Technology, Kredivo

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. When the investment is from GMO VenturePartners the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this GMO VenturePartners works on 10 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2016. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the GMO VenturePartners, startups are often financed by GREE Ventures, Y Combinator, CyberAgent Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are GREE Ventures, Y Combinator, SMBC Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Eight Roads Ventures, MDI Ventures, Jungle Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Jai Kisan

Agriculture
AgTech
Financial Services
FinTech
$50M28 Jul 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Peakflo

FinTech
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
$4M06 Jul 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

slice

Banking
Consumer
Consumer Lending
Coupons
Financial Services
FinTech
Internet
Lending
Payments
Service Industry
$50M01 Jun 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Defy

Apps
Banking
Cryptocurrency
$5M19 Nov 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Klub

Financial Services
FinTech
$20M20 Aug 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Molcure

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$7M18 Aug 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Klub

Financial Services
FinTech
$9M17 Aug 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Finantier

Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
Payments
Software
15 Jun 2021 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

SORABITO

Construction
E-Commerce
Information Technology
Internet
Marketplace
Trading Platform
$6M12 May 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

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