Rakuten Capital Founded 1997
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Total investments 15
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$82M
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 0.62
Lead investments 6
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Summary

In 1997 was created Rakuten Capital, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Setagaya. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan. Rakuten Capital appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Rakuten Capital, startups are often financed by Seaya Ventures, Morado Ventures, Golden Gate Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Maven Ventures, Madrona Venture Group, Work-Bench. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rakuten, Golden Gate Ventures, Sequoia Capital India.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Go-Jek, Cabify, Black Fish The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Business Development, Developer Tools. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The typical startup value when the investment from Rakuten Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
QFPay
Finance
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Series C
20M13 Aug 2019 China, Dongcheng District
Black Fish
Consumer
Credit
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Series A
50M22 Aug 2018 China, 玄武区
PremFina
Business/Productivity Software
Finance
Financial Services
Financial Software
FinTech
Insurance
Other Financial Services
Other Insurance
Venture - Series Unknown
36M03 Oct 2017 United Kingdom, Westminster
Gojek
Consumer Applications
Food Delivery
Information Technology
Internet
Logistics
Mobile Payments
Payments
Transportation
Series D
550M04 Aug 2016 Indonesia, Jakarta Special Capital Region
Overture Life
Biotechnology
Venture - Series Unknown
20M23 Jul 2019 United States, New York
OneSignal
Advertising Platforms
App Marketing
Apps
Developer Tools
Digital Marketing
Marketing
Marketing Automation
Mobile
SaaS
Series A
7M15 Aug 2017
Pop Meals (previously dahmakan)
Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Logistics
Robotics
Series B
18M27 Feb 2020 Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Gojek
Consumer Applications
Food Delivery
Information Technology
Internet
Logistics
Mobile Payments
Payments
Transportation
Series C
170M01 Apr 2016 Indonesia, Jakarta Special Capital Region
ViSenze
Artificial Intelligence
E-Commerce
Image Recognition
Machine Learning
Visual Search
Series C
20M19 Feb 2019 United States, San Jose
Epic
Digital Media
EBooks
Education
Media and Entertainment
Publishing
Subscription Service
Series C
8M22 Apr 2021 United States, Redwood City
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