Japan Finance Corporation

Japan Finance Corporation

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Headquarters Location

Japan, Tokyo


Japan Finance Corporation is a well known and established Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2008. The main office of this Corporate Investor is situated in Tokyo. The VC's location is in Asia, Japan.

Hacarus, Style Port, AlpacaJapan are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - Japan. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If there are 3 or 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Machine Learning, Health Care. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 8 more industries for this fund.

In terms of the fund's performance, this Corporate Investor has 8 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. This fund was the most active in 2018. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. The fund usually participates in 7-12 investment rounds per year.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 2-3 participants. Aside from Japan Finance Corporation, start-ups are often funded by ITOCHU Technology Ventures, YJ Capital, SMBC Venture Capital and 15 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Mizuho Corporate Bank, SMBC Venture Capital, Nissay Capital, the total number of co-investors is 11. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Incubate Fund, SMBC Venture Capital, Rohto Pharmaceutical, out of 11 investors from our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

4.3% of cases

Funds Investing in Following

Incubate Fund, SMBC Venture Capital, Rohto Pharmaceutical

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