Incubate Fund

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Kazuki Notsu


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Total investments 281
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 191
Rounds per year 23.42
Lead investments 59
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 35
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Apps

Incubate Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 2010. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Tokyo.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Incubate Fund, startups are often financed by YJ Capital, SMBC Venture Capital, Samurai Incubate. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are YJ Capital, ANRI, Mizuho Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by YJ Capital, Nissay Capital, Spiral Ventures Pte Ltd..

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2014. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Incubate Fund performs on 13 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. When the investment is from Incubate Fund the average startup value is 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight AI Medical Service, Wealthnavi, Origami. 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 Education, Software.

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Space BD

Content Delivery Network
Content Discovery
Creative Agency
$9M01 Dec 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Industrial Automation
26 Oct 2021 Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Fez Japan

Media and Entertainment
$10M13 Oct 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Information Technology
Machine Learning
$11M29 Sep 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Affiliate Marketing
Digital Marketing
$285K25 Aug 2021 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Augmented Reality
Console Games
Video Games
Virtual Reality
$11M10 Aug 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Ispace Technologies

Space Travel
$46M04 Aug 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Information Technology
21 Jun 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Cloud Computing
Internet of Things
$728K16 Jun 2021 Toshima, Japan
Plum Raises $15.6M in Series A Funding

– Plum, a Bengaluru, India-based group health insurance startup, raised $15.6m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Tiger Global with participation from Sequoia Capital India’s Surge, Tanglin Venture Partners, Incubate Fund and Gemba Capital, as well as Kunal Shah (founder, Cred), Gaurav Munjal, Roman Saini and Hemesh Singh (founders of Unacademy), Lalit Keshre, Harsh Jain and Ishan Bansal (founders of Groww), Ramakant Sharma & Anuj Srivastava (founders of Livspace), and Douglas Feirstein (founder of Hired).
– The company intends to use the funds to further scale engineering, business development and operations teams.


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