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Mitsui & Co

Founders Takashi Masuda Tatsuzo Minakami


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Total investments 164
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 140
Rounds per year 2.16
Lead investments 34
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 44
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Internet

Mitsui & Co appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1947. The venture was found in Asia in Japan. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Tokyo.

For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. 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 Energy, Software. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline DocuSign, Mercari, Preferred Networks

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The average startup value when the investment from Mitsui & Co is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Mitsui & Co performs on 11 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Mitsui & Co, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Mitsui Global Investment, Intel Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SMBC Venture Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Intel Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by New Enterprise Associates, Mitsui Global Investment, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Koios Medical

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Machine Learning
$8M17 Feb 2023 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Taseko Mines

Mining Technology
$50M20 Dec 2022 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Health Care
$10M14 Dec 2022 Singapore, Central, Singapore

The Mobility House

$60M04 Nov 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Nouveau Monde Graphite

Natural Resources
$25M20 Oct 2022 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Enterprise Software
Supply Chain Management
$10M27 Sep 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Health Care
$65M09 Sep 2022 Brazil, São Paulo, Brazil

ATLAS Space Operations

Space Travel
$26M25 Aug 2022 Traverse City, Michigan, United States

Climate Friendly

12 May 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


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