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Skyland Ventures

Founders Yoshihiko Kinoshita

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Total investments 90
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 74
Rounds per year 7.50
Lead investments 10
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 2
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Content
  • Apps
  • Service Industry
Summary

In 2012 was created Skyland Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan. The main department of described VC is located in the Tokyo.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Skyland Ventures, startups are often financed by East Ventures, TLM, aucfan Co.,Ltd.. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ayataro Nakagawa, Yusuke Sato, DeNA. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GREE, East Ventures, Yuzuru Honda.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Content, Embedded Software. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Translimit, Jiraffe, Cluster. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Japan.

The current fund was established by Yoshihiko Kinoshita. The overall number of key employees were 1.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Superfluid Finance

Computer
$5M22 Feb 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

Tripi

$955K13 Feb 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Merlin Chain

Bitcoin
Financial Services
05 Feb 2024 -

influenceAI

Information Technology
Software
31 Jan 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Cre8tFun

Media and Entertainment
Online Games
$318K30 Jan 2024 Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Orbiter Finance

Finance
Financial Services
24 Jan 2024 -

OPTEMO

Information Technology
Sales
Software
$2M17 Jan 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Driver Technologies

Business Development
Logistics
Transportation
$910K09 Nov 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

CryptoCoco

Blockchain
Consulting
Marketing
Marketplace
28 Sep 2023 -

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Total investments 90
Average round size 2M
Rounds per year 7.50
Peak activity year 2017
Lead investments 10
Follow on index 0.18
Exits 2
Group Appearance index 0.68

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Superfluid Finance

Computer
$5M22 Feb 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

Tripi

$955K13 Feb 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Merlin Chain

Bitcoin
Financial Services
05 Feb 2024 -

influenceAI

Information Technology
Software
31 Jan 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Cre8tFun

Media and Entertainment
Online Games
$318K30 Jan 2024 Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Orbiter Finance

Finance
Financial Services
24 Jan 2024 -

OPTEMO

Information Technology
Sales
Software
$2M17 Jan 2024 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Driver Technologies

Business Development
Logistics
Transportation
$910K09 Nov 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

CryptoCoco

Blockchain
Consulting
Marketing
Marketplace
28 Sep 2023 -
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