Nippon Venture Capital

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 204
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 152
Rounds per year 7.85
Lead investments 21
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 25
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Internet
  • Medical Device

Nippon Venture Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 1996. The main department of described VC is located in the Tokyo. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2010. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Opposing the other organizations, this Nippon Venture Capital works on 4 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Market Research, Software. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Japan. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Metaps Inc., MaritzCX, WHILL

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Nippon Venture Capital, startups are often financed by SMBC Venture Capital, Draper Nexus Ventures, CyberAgent Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Nissei Capital, Nissay Capital, Draper Nexus Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SMBC Venture Capital, DBJ Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Task Management
$2M04 Oct 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Arsaga Partners

Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Management Consulting
Project Management
Web Development
$2M01 Jul 2021 Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan


Web Development
01 Jun 2021 Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Smart Laser & Plasma Systems

Machinery Manufacturing
Test and Measurement
$455K31 May 2021 Tokushima, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan


$409K28 May 2021 Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan


Online Games
Video Games
$4M11 May 2021 Shinagawa, Japan


Information Services
Information Technology
Media and Entertainment
Task Management
$17M19 Apr 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Cuorips, Inc.

Health Care
Medical Device
$14M16 Mar 2021 Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Machine Learning
$2M08 Mar 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


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