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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 0.03
Lead investments 0
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • News
  • Publishing
  • Social News
  • Apps
  • Social Media

Kyodo News appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1945. The company was established in Asia in Japan. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Tokyo.

The top activity for fund was in 2016. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight JX PRESS. 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 Social Media, Natural Language Processing. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 partakers. Despite the Kyodo News, startups are often financed by Kiyoshi Nishikawa, Mizuho Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are YJ Capital, QUICK Corporation, Mizuho Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TV Asahi, SBI Investment, QUICK Corporation.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Social Media
Social News
$2M04 Oct 2017 Chiyoda


Big Data
Data Mining
Digital Media
Natural Language Processing
$3M27 Jul 2016 Chiyoda, Japan


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Total investments 2
Average round size 2M
Rounds per year 0.03
Peak activity year 2017
Lead investments 0
Group Appearance index 1.00

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Social Media
Social News
$2M04 Oct 2017 Chiyoda


Big Data
Data Mining
Digital Media
Natural Language Processing
$3M27 Jul 2016 Chiyoda, Japan

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