Close Many team members at Unicorn Nest are Ukrainians affected by Russian aggression. We do our best to solve any issues and answer your questions in the shortest possible time frames but some delays are possible.

Sumitomo Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


Unlock datapoints

Portfolio analytics



News & Media

Add fund to favorites
Save this fund for later to form your own custom list of funds
This summary is composed by our algorithm based on the analysis of the deals. If you think that some of this information is not accurate, please let us know about it and provide any supporting evidences if possible. Such cases will be analyzed by our ML-algorithm and implemented in our database, which will improve this summary.
Total investments 5
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 5
Lead investments 0
Exits 4
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Cyber Security
  • Health Diagnostics
  • Information Services
  • Medical Device

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Flash Storage, Risk Management. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline ArcSight, Fusion-io, FaceTime Communications, Inc Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Sumitomo Ventures, startups are often financed by Oxford Bioscience Partners, Avalon Ventures, Alloy Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are TH Lee Putnam Ventures, Special Situations Funds, Silicon Valley Internet Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Triangle Peak Partners, TH Lee Putnam Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures.

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Opposing the other organizations, this Sumitomo Ventures works on 51 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2009.

Read more

Related Funds

Funds investing in previous rounds
These funds often invest in the rounds preceeding the rounds of Sumitomo Ventures:
Typical Co-investors
Sumitomo Ventures is more likely to invest in rounds together with the following funds:
There are no funds here. If we find new data, we will add it here.
Funds investing in following rounds
These funds have a tendency to invest in the following rounds after Sumitomo Ventures:

Look at other 50 related and similar funds Collapse list
Fund NameLocation
Alcentra Capital Corporation New York, New York, United States
Alley Capital Partners New York, New York, United States
China BioPharma Capital I -
Cigna Ventures Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
Missfresh Beijing, Beijing, China
Patomak Global Partners -
Sansan Chiyoda, Japan
Skyscraper Ventures -
UIT Growth Equity Canada, Ontario, Toronto

Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Know Labs

Health Diagnostics
Information Services
Medical Device
$5M13 Jun 2013 Seattle, Washington, United States

$14M01 Nov 2009 Sunnyvale, California, United States


Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Flash Storage
$47M07 Apr 2009 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


Cyber Security
Information Technology
Risk Management
$3M30 Jun 2006 Palo Alto, California, United States

FaceTime Communications, Inc

Cyber Security
$30M31 Jan 2000 California, United States


  • No reviews are submitted yet.
Do you want more?
We provide dozens of additional datapoints about this fund.
Sign up and get access to full fund profile and advanced analysis.
Full team
Industries heatmap
Stages heatmap
Georgaphy breakdown
Portfolio analysis
Performance indexes
Latest highlights
Unlock all data
Do you represent Sumitomo Ventures?
Get access to manage this page
Get in touch
Found incorrect info? Let us know!

You can raise money with us faster

Get matched with relevant funds

Find decision makers data

Connect with investors by email

Remind me later
...and save more than 200 hours*
*-Our recommendation and outreach system saves up to 200 hours of founder time on fundraising for seed and series A+ startups
We use LinkedIn only to verify your account. We don't import or message your contacts, nor post on your behalf.
By creating an account, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Crunchbase icon

Content report

The following text will be sent to our editors: