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JR West Innovations


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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 4.00
Lead investments 2
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Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Task Management
  • Internet
  • Apps
  • Analytics
  • Taxi Service

The venture was found in Asia in Japan. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Osaka.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the JR West Innovations, startups are often financed by Mizuho Capital, KSP, Sony Innovation Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Yu Akasaka, Yamaguchi Capital, Tokyu Corporation. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by ANRI, KSK Angel Fund.

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 successful fund investment fields, there are Tourism, Internet. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline WAmazing Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The high activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Japan Infrastructure Waymark

Information Technology
19 May 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

GiXo Japan

Management Consulting
$6M13 May 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Business Development
Information Technology
Small and Medium Businesses
$3M10 Mar 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
19 Nov 2020 Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan


Task Management
Taxi Service
$4M08 Oct 2020 Japan, Tokushima Prefecture

Man-Machine Synergy Effectors

Artificial Intelligence
10 Jun 2020 Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan


Task Management
Taxi Service
$154K30 Apr 2020 Tokushima, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan

Interior Design
Product Design
31 Mar 2020 Japan, Osaka Prefecture

Address Japan

Real Estate
$818K27 Mar 2020 Chiyoda, Japan


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