Mizuho Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 302
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 230
Rounds per year 7.95
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 35
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

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

Space BD

Content Delivery Network
Content Discovery
Creative Agency
$9M01 Dec 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


$10M01 Sep 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Child Care
Health Care
Nursing and Residential Care
$4M02 Aug 2021 Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan


Cloud Computing
Web Development
Web Hosting
$10M02 Jun 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Food and Beverage
$4M01 Jun 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Financial Services
Funding Platform
$18M27 Apr 2021 Chuo, Japan

Lean on Me

$2M05 Apr 2021 Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan


Food and Beverage
$5M02 Mar 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Supply Chain Management
Taxi Service
$2M21 Feb 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


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