JAFCO Japan is the famous VC, which was founded in 1973. The company was established in Asia in Japan. The main department of described VC is located in the Tokyo.
The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. This JAFCO Japan works on 5 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.
The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Japan. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight RedSeal, Aperto Networks, PepperTap. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Information Technology.
The current fund was established by Tsuyoshi Ito.
The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the JAFCO Japan, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, SMBC Venture Capital, Incubate Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SMBC Venture Capital, GMO VenturePartners, YJ Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SBI Investment, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Pegasus Tech Ventures.
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