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Mizuho Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 418
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 308
Rounds per year 10.45
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 46
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Software
  • 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


IT Management
$16M11 Jan 2023 Chiyoda, Japan

Ruiyun Cold Chain

Service Industry
$30M22 Nov 2022 China, Beijing, China


Freight Service
$6M24 Oct 2022 Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

RT Corporation

Mechanical Design
30 Sep 2022 Chiyoda, Japan


Internet of Things
$2M31 Jul 2022 Chiyoda, Japan


Information Technology
$24M27 Jul 2022 Chiyoda, Japan

LegalForce Japan

Artificial Intelligence
Task Management
$124M23 Jun 2022 Chiyoda, Japan


Developer Tools
$4M15 Jun 2022 Chiyoda, Japan


Information Services
$6M10 May 2022 Chiyoda, Japan


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