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SoftBank Telecom Corp


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Total investments 7
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 0.88
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 5

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • Marketplace
  • Shopping
  • E-Commerce
  • Retail

SoftBank Telecom Corp appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Tokyo. The company was established in Asia in Japan.

The overall number of key employees were 5.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the SoftBank Telecom Corp, startups are often financed by Tiger Global Management, Steadview Capital, Ratan Tata. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital India, Tiger Global Management, Temasek Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Alibaba Group, RNT Capital, Vanguard.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Ride Sharing, Apps. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Tokopedia, Snapdeal, Olacabs.

The real fund results show that this VC is 55 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2015. The typical startup value when the investment from SoftBank Telecom Corp is more than 1 billion dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Data Services
Computer Vision
Information Technology
$4M08 Aug 2018 Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States


Ride Sharing
$500M17 Nov 2015 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Consumer Electronics
$500M18 Aug 2015 Gurugram, Haryana, India


Consumer Electronics
$627M27 Oct 2014 Gurugram, Haryana, India


$100M21 Oct 2014 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia


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