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Sansei Capital Investment

Investor type Micro VC


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Total investments 56
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 46
Rounds per year 1.81
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 11
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Marketing
  • Internet
  • Medical
  • Media and Entertainment

The main office of represented VC is situated in the Tokyo. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Sansei Capital Investment, startups are often financed by Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, SMBC Venture Capital, Japan Asia Investment. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mizuho Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Mitsui Sumitomo Insuarance Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venture Labo Investment Co.,Ltd, Pegasus Tech Ventures, Eight Roads Ventures.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Opposing the other organizations, this Sansei Capital Investment works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Japan. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biotechnology, EBooks. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Metaps Inc., Promethera Biosciences, Hachimenroppi. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Internet of Things
IT Management
$5M06 Apr 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


$11M08 Dec 2020 Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan


Media and Entertainment
Video Editing
$1M30 Oct 2020 Chiyoda, Japan


$15K30 Jul 2020 Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan


Digital Marketing
Loyalty Programs
Mobile Apps
Social Media
$2M02 Jun 2020 Chiyoda, Japan


$2M21 May 2020 Chiyoda, Japan


Internet of Things
$4M04 May 2020 Chiyoda, Japan

$3M08 Jan 2020 Chiyoda, Japan

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$2M08 Aug 2019 Japan


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