Mizuho Venture Capital

Mizuho Venture Capital

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Headquarters Location

Japan, Tokyo


The fund is located in Japan, Asia. Mizuho Venture Capital is a CVC is a part of a corporation. The the headquarters of this VC is in Tokyo.

The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2017. The fund's activity peaked in 2018. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. Mizuho Venture Capital participates, on average, in 14 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are most common for this fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Aside from Mizuho Venture Capital, start-ups are often funded by Incubate Fund, Walden Venture Capital, SMBC Venture Capital and 4 other funds. The most common co-investors for the fund are Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Venture Labo Investment Co.,Ltd, Orix Capital Corporation and also 7 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by SMBC Venture Capital, Incubate Fund, SBI Investment, out of 4 investors from our database.

The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 1 or 3 founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - Japan. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Market Research, Consulting. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 11 more areas of investment. Mode Media, Joyz, Inc., ticketstreet are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

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: mizuho.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial 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]

9.7% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous

Incubate Fund, Walden Venture Capital, SMBC Venture Capital

Funds Investing in Following

SMBC Venture Capital, Incubate Fund, SBI Investment

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