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SBI Investment

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 305
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 238
Rounds per year 11.73
Lead investments 40
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.22
Exits 29
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • FinTech
  • Software
Summary

SBI Investment is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1999. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Minato.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Japan. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Yello Mobile, 9f Group, wefox Group (wefox & ONE). The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Artificial Intelligence, Software. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 22 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The typical startup value when the investment from SBI Investment is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the SBI Investment, startups are often financed by Eight Roads Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Incubate Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Global Brain Corporation, JAFCO Japan, Dentsu. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Global Brain Corporation, UTokyo Innovation Platform, Sony Innovation Fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Habito

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$6M16 Sep 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Asuene

Energy
Local
Renewable Energy
$22M14 Sep 2022 Chiyoda, Japan

Flyability

Consumer Electronics
Drone Management
Drones
Robotics
Security
$16M08 Sep 2022 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Dot

Assistive Technology
Communications Infrastructure
Consumer Electronics
Hardware
Health Care
Information Technology
Smart Cities
Wearables
$12M01 Sep 2022 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea

DENDOH

3D Technology
Events
Information Technology
$548K22 Aug 2022 Akasaka, Kantō, Japan

Pretia

Content
Gaming
Information Technology
Internet
Software
Virtual Reality
Web Design
Web Development
$6M09 Aug 2022 Chiyoda, Japan

Ambr

Information Technology
Video Games
Virtual Reality
Virtual World
$9M05 Jul 2022 Gurugram, Haryana, India

Arzooo.com

Consumer Electronics
Electronics
Retail
Retail Technology
Shopping
$70M28 Jun 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Peckwater Brands

Brand Marketing
Food Delivery
Franchise
Training
$20M13 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
News
Exosystems Raises $3.9M in Series A Funding

– Exosystems is a Seoul, South Korea-based artificial intelligence (AI)-based digital healthcare company and a member of Born2Global Centre.
– The company raised USD 3.9m in Series A funding.
– Backers included SBI Investment, Laguna Investment, and Korea Technology Finance Corporation.
– The new investment will be used to expand clinical & technical capabilities to further develop its technology and overseas business.

Japan’s B2B ordering and supply platform CADDi raises $73 million Series B funding

– CADDi, a B2B ordering and supply platform in the manufacturing and procurement industry, raised $73m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Globis Capital Partners and World Innovation Lab (WiL), with participation from existing investors DCM and Global Brain.
– Six new investors also joined the round including Arena Holdings, DST Global, Minerva Growth Partners, Tybourne Capital Management, JAFCO Group and SBI Investment.
– The post-money valuation is estimated at $450m.
– The funding proceeds will be used for accelerating digital transformation of the platform, hiring and expanding to global markets.

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