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Mizuho Capital

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Total investments 452
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 333
Rounds per year 11.02
Lead investments 15
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.26
Exits 47
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Internet
  • Task Management
  • Marketing
Summary

In 2002 was created Mizuho Capital, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New York.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Mizuho Capital, startups are often financed by Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, CyberAgent Capital, GMO VenturePartners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are YJ Capital, GREE Ventures, DBJ Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, SBI Investment, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital.

The typical startup value when the investment from Mizuho Capital is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this Mizuho Capital works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight BizReach, Wealthnavi, WHILL. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Robotics. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Japan.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Japan DX

$1M08 Mar 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

BitQuark

$1M06 Mar 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Unito

Real Estate
Travel Accommodations
$3M01 Mar 2024 Chiyoda, Japan

KAICO

Biotechnology
Pharmaceutical
$2M19 Jan 2024 Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

Opt Fit

Fitness
Health Care
Wellness
$1M10 Jan 2024 Nagoya, Chūbu, Japan

Micoworks

Business Development
Management Consulting
$31M27 Dec 2023 Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Fotographer AI

E-Commerce
Photo Editing
Photography
$1M19 Dec 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Gaxie Co

Business Development
Information Technology
SaaS
$2M04 Dec 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Owners Co

Professional Services
Service Industry
$10M29 Nov 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

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Total investments 452
Average round size 16M
Rounds per year 11.02
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 15
Follow on index 0.26
Exits 47
Group Appearance index 0.97

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Japan DX

$1M08 Mar 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

BitQuark

$1M06 Mar 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Unito

Real Estate
Travel Accommodations
$3M01 Mar 2024 Chiyoda, Japan

KAICO

Biotechnology
Pharmaceutical
$2M19 Jan 2024 Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

Opt Fit

Fitness
Health Care
Wellness
$1M10 Jan 2024 Nagoya, Chūbu, Japan

Micoworks

Business Development
Management Consulting
$31M27 Dec 2023 Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Fotographer AI

E-Commerce
Photo Editing
Photography
$1M19 Dec 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Gaxie Co

Business Development
Information Technology
SaaS
$2M04 Dec 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Owners Co

Professional Services
Service Industry
$10M29 Nov 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan
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