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JAFCO Asia

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Total investments 183
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 139
Rounds per year 5.38
Lead investments 32
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.24
Exits 49
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Mobile
  • Information Technology
Summary

JAFCO Asia is the famous VC, which was founded in 1990. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Singapore. The company was established in Asia in Singapore.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the JAFCO Asia, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, Sigma Partners, OrbiMed. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SIG China (SIG Asia Investments), Technology Venture Partners, Gobi Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Globespan Capital Partners, Intel Capital, Qiming Venture Partners.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ChinaCache, InMyShow, Black Fish. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Semiconductor. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The typical startup value when the investment from JAFCO Asia is 100-500 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this JAFCO Asia performs on 0 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014.

The overall number of key employees were 7.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Youyi Biotechnology

Biopharma
Cosmetics
Manufacturing
25 Jan 2024 Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

Pixso

Cloud Computing
Software
UX Design
04 Jan 2024 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Komunal

Commercial Lending
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
$5M02 Jan 2024 Mecca, Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia

MFast

Financial Services
FinTech
$6M29 Aug 2023 Vietnam, Saint James, Jamaica

Savelots

Retail
$10M02 Jun 2023 Chengdu, Sichuan, China

VenWiz

B2B
Industrial
Internet
Manufacturing
$8M15 Feb 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Prozo.com

B2B
E-Commerce
Retail Technology
Supply Chain Management
$5M14 Feb 2023 Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Driffle

E-Commerce
$3M08 Nov 2022 -

Fundiin

Financial Services
$5M17 Oct 2022 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Total investments 183
Average round size 13M
Rounds per year 5.38
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 32
Follow on index 0.24
Exits 49
Group Appearance index 0.89

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Youyi Biotechnology

Biopharma
Cosmetics
Manufacturing
25 Jan 2024 Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

Pixso

Cloud Computing
Software
UX Design
04 Jan 2024 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Komunal

Commercial Lending
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
$5M02 Jan 2024 Mecca, Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia

MFast

Financial Services
FinTech
$6M29 Aug 2023 Vietnam, Saint James, Jamaica

Savelots

Retail
$10M02 Jun 2023 Chengdu, Sichuan, China

VenWiz

B2B
Industrial
Internet
Manufacturing
$8M15 Feb 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Prozo.com

B2B
E-Commerce
Retail Technology
Supply Chain Management
$5M14 Feb 2023 Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Driffle

E-Commerce
$3M08 Nov 2022 -

Fundiin

Financial Services
$5M17 Oct 2022 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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