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Founders Daichi Funato Ken Tamagawa Kenta Yasukawa



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Total investments 4
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.44
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet of Things
  • Open Source
  • PaaS
  • Internet

In 2014 was created SORACOM, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Tokyo.

The current fund was established by Daichi Funato, Ken Tamagawa, Kenta Yasukawa.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3 partakers. Despite the SORACOM, startups are often financed by Threshold, Openfund, GE Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Threshold, GE Ventures, Ericsson. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Threshold, OpenView Venture Partners, GE Ventures.

Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2018.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Balena. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Mobile, Hardware.

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02 Apr 2019 Seattle, Washington, United States


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Total investments 4
Average round size 2M
Rounds per year 0.44
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 1
Follow on index 0.25
Group Appearance index 0.75

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CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


02 Apr 2019 Seattle, Washington, United States
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