Japan Tobacco

Founders Douglas MacArthur


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Total investments 2
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 2
Rounds per year 0.06
Lead investments 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Internet of Things
  • Internet
  • Tobacco

In 1985 was created Japan Tobacco, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Tokyo. The company was established in Asia in Japan.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The typical startup value when the investment from Japan Tobacco is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Manufacturing, Food and Beverage. 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 Aroma Bit. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Indonesia.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Japan Tobacco, startups are often financed by Sony Innovation Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are East Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Aroma Bit

Health Care
Internet of Things
$3M21 Oct 2019 Hokkaido Prefecture

National Tobacco Enterprise

Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
$510M15 Jul 2016 Addis Ababa, Adis Abeba, Ethiopia


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