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SBI Asset Management

SBI Asset Management

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Headquarters Location

Japan, Tokyo


SBI Asset Management is the renowned VC, which was created in 1986. The fund is located in Japan, Asia. The primary office of this VC is located in Tokyo.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 4.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 3-4 participants. Aside from SBI Asset Management, start-ups are often funded by DCM Ventures, Tako Ventures, Seier Capital and 4 other funds. The fund often co-invests with Pacific Venture Group, Pacific Century Group, Nova Founders Capital, overall with 3 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by SBI Investment, KB Investment, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group.

Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Quark Pharmaceuticals, Goodpatch, Coinplug. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - Japan. However, start-ups from 4 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Software, Marketing. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 11 more industries for this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. When a start-up has 3 or 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. In real terms, this VC performs 10 percentage points more exits than other funds. This fund was the most active in 2016. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2013. In comparison with other funds, SBI Asset Management makes 19 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

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:; User name format in descending order of probability: first last, first_initial last, last first_initial, first, first last_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

18.2% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1 years

Funds Investing in Previous

DCM Ventures, Tako Ventures, Seier Capital

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