JAFCO Asia

Founded 1990

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Total investments 138
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$12M
Portfolio companies 117
Rounds per year 4.45
Lead investments 27
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits 45
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Mobile
  • Internet
  • 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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

TXOne Networks

Cyber Security
Network Security
Security
1
$12M19 Aug 2021 Taiwan, New Taipei

MFast

Financial Services
FinTech
1
$1M21 Jun 2021

Uable

EdTech
Education
Language Learning
Primary Education
1
$3M31 Mar 2021 India, Bengaluru

MediBuddy

Health Care
Health Insurance
Medical
mHealth
1
$40M02 Feb 2021 India, Bengaluru

DocsApp

Health Care
Medical
Mobile Apps
Wellness
1
$8M03 Nov 2020 India, Bengaluru

PiggyRide

Children
Education
Information Services
Information Technology
Transportation
1
$455K02 Jul 2020 India, Bengaluru

PiggyRide

Children
Education
Information Services
Information Technology
Transportation
1
$975K05 Nov 2019 India, Bengaluru

Skyroam

Internet
Mobile
Wireless
1
$20M26 Sep 2019 United States, San Francisco

Ritase

Logistics
Marketplace
SaaS
Supply Chain Management
Transportation
1
$8M06 May 2019 Indonesia, Jakarta

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