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Marubeni Corporation

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Chubei Itoh


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Total investments 39
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 0.24
Lead investments 12
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Internet
  • Oil and Gas
  • Renewable Energy
  • Software

In 1858 was created Marubeni Corporation, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Tokyo. The venture was found in Asia in Japan.

The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 25 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Comparing to the other companies, this Marubeni Corporation performs on 2 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. When the investment is from Marubeni Corporation the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2005.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Marubeni Corporation, startups are often financed by Madrona Venture Group, Sterling.VC, Rosecliff Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Capitol Health Ltd, kRoad Ventures, Yamaha Motor Co.,. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Thorney Investment, The Jagen Group, Regal Funds Management.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline B-Bridge International, Sourcewater, Tridium Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Infrastructure, Predictive Analytics. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Shop LIT Live Announces $6M in Seed Funding

– Shop LIT Live, a social media-powered shopping app and web platform, has closed a $6m seed round of funding.
CRCM Ventures led the investment round with participation by Marubeni Ventures, Colopl, Inventures, and other investors.


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