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Sumitomo Corporation

Founders Shun'ya Tu014dji

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Total investments 123
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 103
Rounds per year 1.17
Lead investments 21
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.15
Exits 16
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Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Internet
  • Mobile
Summary

In 1919 was created Sumitomo Corporation, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. 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 Tokyo.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 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 - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Spring Tide, Carrier IQ, Terramera. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Software. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Sumitomo Corporation works on 5 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. When the investment is from Sumitomo Corporation the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Sumitomo Corporation, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Eyal Gura, eshbol. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Meritech Capital Partners, Xura, The Norinchukin Bank. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Iron Mountain, DFJ, Crosslink Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Sensos

Information Technology
Supply Chain Management
$20M07 Feb 2024 Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel

Cyns

Biotechnology
30 Jan 2024 Brazil, Brazil

Semaai

Agriculture
AgTech
Information Technology
$5K08 Jan 2024 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Komunal

Commercial Lending
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
$5M02 Jan 2024 Mecca, Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia

Zeroboard

Apps
Cloud Computing
Consulting
Environmental Engineering
Software
$21M02 Mar 2023 Konan, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Syzygy Plasmonics

Chemical
$76M16 Nov 2022 Houston, Texas, United States

ColdQuanta

Electronics
Mechanical Design
Mechanical Engineering
Quantum Computing
Software
$110M01 Nov 2022 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Zebra Labs

$5M30 Oct 2022 -

Nutrition Technologies

Agriculture
AgTech
Animal Feed
Biotechnology
Farming
Sustainability
Waste Management
$20M12 Sep 2022 Singapore, Central, Singapore

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Total investments 123
Average round size 18M
Rounds per year 1.17
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 21
Follow on index 0.15
Exits 16
Group Appearance index 0.77

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Sensos

Information Technology
Supply Chain Management
$20M07 Feb 2024 Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel

Cyns

Biotechnology
30 Jan 2024 Brazil, Brazil

Semaai

Agriculture
AgTech
Information Technology
$5K08 Jan 2024 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Komunal

Commercial Lending
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
$5M02 Jan 2024 Mecca, Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia

Zeroboard

Apps
Cloud Computing
Consulting
Environmental Engineering
Software
$21M02 Mar 2023 Konan, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Syzygy Plasmonics

Chemical
$76M16 Nov 2022 Houston, Texas, United States

ColdQuanta

Electronics
Mechanical Design
Mechanical Engineering
Quantum Computing
Software
$110M01 Nov 2022 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Zebra Labs

$5M30 Oct 2022 -

Nutrition Technologies

Agriculture
AgTech
Animal Feed
Biotechnology
Farming
Sustainability
Waste Management
$20M12 Sep 2022 Singapore, Central, Singapore
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