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Hitachi

Founders Namihei Odaira

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Total investments 30
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 0.48
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 8
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Semiconductor
  • Internet of Things
  • Wireless
  • Internet
Summary

In 1959 was created Hitachi, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Tokyo. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan.

Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2001. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this Hitachi works on 6 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2012.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet, Enterprise Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Preferred Networks, eHitex, Sanrise. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Hitachi, startups are often financed by Weber Capital, Vulcan Capital, Toyota Motor Corporation. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Intel Capital, Vulcan Capital, Time Warner. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Weber Capital, Vulcan Capital, Verizon Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

8sense

Fitness
Home Health Care
Medical
Personal Health
Quantified Self
Sensor
Sporting Goods
Sports
Wearables
$100K04 Jan 2022 Germany, Bavaria, Germany

SORACOM

Cloud Computing
Internet
Internet of Things
Software
10 Jun 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Ra2Sa communications

Consulting
Information Technology
Software
$344K07 Jan 2021 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Informetis

Energy
Industrial
Power Grid
Professional Services
$7M20 Feb 2020 Chiyoda

Toletta Cats

Health Care
Pet
$910K25 Dec 2019 Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

DIGITAL GRID

E-Commerce
Retail Technology
Supply Chain Management
$509K31 Jan 2019 Chiyoda, Japan

DIGITAL GRID

E-Commerce
Retail Technology
Supply Chain Management
$109K28 Dec 2018 Chiyoda, Japan

The Fabric

Cloud Computing
Internet of Things
Venture Capital
Web Hosting
$20M16 Apr 2018 Mountain View, California, United States

Preferred Networks

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Robotics
Software
$18M11 Dec 2017 Chiyoda, Japan
News
InVia Robotics raises $30M for warehouse robotics push

– InVia Robotics, an industrial robotics company based in Los Angeles, California, announced it has raised $30 million in a series C round co-led by Microsoft’s M12 and Qualcomm, with participation from Hitachi.
– InVia says the new equity funding will be used to support its growth, specifically through adopting Qualcomm’s Robotics RB5 Platform and drawing on AI expertise from Hitachi and Microsoft.
– Companies are increasingly determined to improve warehouse automation in light of pandemic-related supply chain challenges. A recent Honeywell survey found that 14% of enterprises rank improving automation within their facilities as a top priority, while 37% rank it among their top three near-term goals. A separate report published in Forbes found that 96% of warehouse executives expect the warehouse automation value proposition to increase over the next three years.

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