Mizuho Capital

Mizuho Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York


Mizuho Capital was established in 2002, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in New York. This investor is located in North America, United States.

At the time of investment by Mizuho Capital, a typical start-up valuation would be 10-50 millions dollars. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 13 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2015. This fund was the most active in 2018. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. Mizuho Capital is involved in 24 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually.

The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as SaaS, Robotics. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - Japan. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. BizReach, Wealthnavi, WHILL are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Aside from Mizuho Capital, start-ups are often funded by Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, CyberAgent Capital, GMO VenturePartners and 37 other funds. The fund often co-invests with YJ Capital, GREE Ventures, DBJ Capital, overall with 66 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, SBI Investment, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, out of 43 investors from our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: mizuhocbus.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

9.0% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

0.5 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.1 out of 1

Funds Investing Together

YJ Capital, GREE Ventures, DBJ Capital

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