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Japan Post Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 52
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 45
Rounds per year 8.67
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 7
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Japan Post Capital, startups are often financed by SMBC Venture Capital, Globis Capital Partners, GREE. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SBI Investment, SMBC Venture Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from Japan Post Capital the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sansan, WealthPark, Edgematrix. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Insurance, Media and Entertainment. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Baseconnect Japan

Task Management
$49M06 Feb 2023 Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan


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Service Industry
$31M12 May 2022 Chiyoda, Japan


Retail Technology
$200M16 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Style Port

Real Estate
$910K06 Oct 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Health Care
$7M18 Aug 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


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Funding Platform
$18M27 Apr 2021 Chuo, Japan


Task Management
$11M14 Apr 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

09 Mar 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

CLUE, Inc.

Enterprise Software
Real Estate
$18M21 Dec 2020 Chiyoda, Japan


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