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Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Investor type Investment Bank


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Total investments 90
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 76
Rounds per year 3.46
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 13
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Energy

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1996. 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 standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, startups are often financed by Eight Roads Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Nissay Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mizuho Bank, SMBC Venture Capital, Toyota Motor Corporation. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SMBC Venture Capital, SBI Investment, Tybourne Capital Management.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Solar, Blockchain. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Fnality International, Paidy, Sansan. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Japan.

Comparing to the other companies, this Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation performs on 16 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Notable deals

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Fullerton India

Financial Services
$364M12 Sep 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Financial Services
$6M30 Aug 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Adani Green Energy

Clean Energy
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$284M21 Mar 2022 Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Lafayette Square

$10M03 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States

Kyoto Fusioneering

Oil and Gas
$6M02 Feb 2022 Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan


Financial Services
Project Management
$1M14 Jan 2022 New Delhi, Delhi, India


Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Social Impact
$101M28 Oct 2021 Tempe, Arizona, United States

Northern Arc

Financial Services
$13M29 Sep 2021 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Argos USA

Building Material
$300M16 Aug 2021 Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
Allganize Raises $10M in Funding

– Allganize is a San Francisco, CA-based provider of NLP technology that allows enterprises to automate answering questions from a myriad of unstructured text documents.
– The company raised $10m in funding.
– The round was led by Atinum Investment, with participation from Stonebridge Ventures, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and existing investors.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s research and development, global expansion, and increase headcount in 2021.


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