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Nomura International

Investor type Investment Bank


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Total investments 28
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 0.70
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 19
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Software

Nomura International appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1981. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Nomura International, startups are often financed by VenGrowth Asset Management, Sierra Ventures, Selby Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vertex Ventures, Vertex Ventures Israel, Versant Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vertex Ventures Israel, Vertex Ventures, Ironside Ventures.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Internet. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Pharmion, Equator Technologies, Inc., For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

Opposing the other organizations, this Nomura International works on 34 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Nomura International is 50-100 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2000. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 32 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2005.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Zosano Pharma

$3M19 Sep 2013 Fremont, California, United States


$9M01 Nov 2007 England

Compellent Technologies

Cyber Security
Network Security
$15M25 Sep 2006 Minnesota, United States

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals

Health Care
$20M07 Feb 2006 San Diego, California, United States

Visage Mobile

Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Wired Telecommunications
$30M05 Dec 2005 California, United States

Meriton Networks

Optical Communication
$54M27 Jun 2005 (Old) Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Health Care
03 Jun 2005 England


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$12M13 Nov 2003 New Jersey, United States

OmniSonics Medical Technologies

Health Care
Life Science
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