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Skyland Ventures

Investor type Incubator
Founders Yoshihiko Kinoshita


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Total investments 73
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 7.30
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Apps
  • Content
  • Information Technology
  • Virtual Reality

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


$2M29 Jul 2022 Niigata, Chūbu, Japan

Yae Labs

$209K27 Jul 2022 -


Media and Entertainment
$940K01 Jun 2022 Japan, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan


Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$1M01 Sep 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Asset Management
Health Insurance
$1M12 Jul 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Data Viz Lab

Data Visualization
Management Consulting
$1M01 Jun 2021 Koto, Japan

Pro Reach

Health Care
Online Portals
23 Apr 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Human Resources
$35M25 Mar 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Media and Entertainment
$910K16 Feb 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


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