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Minato Capital

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 11
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 0.50
Lead investments 0
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Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Task Management
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biotechnology

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2018.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Automotive, Autonomous Vehicles. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Terra Motors.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Minato Capital, startups are often financed by SMBC Venture Capital, Shinsei Bank, Pegasus Tech Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Yamaguchi Capital, Shinkin Capital, Pegasus Tech Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TechAccel Ventures LLC, SMBC Venture Capital, Chushin Venture Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Task Management
$1M05 Jun 2021 Japan, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

Gift Pad

Gift Card
$2M18 Dec 2020 Toyama, Toyama Prefecture, Japan

T-ICU Co., Ltd

Health Care
Nursing and Residential Care
Task Management
$1M19 Oct 2019 Japan, Fukuoka Prefecture

Japanese Organization for Medical Device Development

Medical Device
$9M10 Jul 2019 Chiyoda, Japan

Career Planning
Media and Entertainment
$1M03 Dec 2018 Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan


$1M20 Jul 2018 Chiyoda, Japan


$1M08 Jun 2018 Chiyoda, Japan

Terra Motors

Autonomous Vehicles
Electric Vehicle
$9M28 Mar 2018 Japan, Chiyoda

T-ICU Co., Ltd

Health Care
Nursing and Residential Care
Task Management
$21M31 Jul 2017 Japan, Fukuoka Prefecture


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