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Total investments 50
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 39
Rounds per year 0.98
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Robotics
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile

TIS appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1971. The company was established in Asia in Japan. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Tokyo.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the TIS, startups are often financed by SMBC Venture Capital, JAFCO Japan, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SBI Investment, T-Gaia, Sony Innovation Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Fujiyo Ishiguro, Sumitomo Corporation, Shinkin Central Bank.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Aino Indonesia, WebPartner, Cinnamon. 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 successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Online Portals.

Comparing to the other companies, this TIS performs on 12 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2000. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Aino Indonesia

Information Technology
10 Jun 2022 Tebet, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia


Financial Services
$4M19 Dec 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Infcurion Group

Information Services
Information Technology
$21M05 Mar 2021 Chiyoda, Japan


Micro Lending
$740K30 Nov 2020 Central


19 Nov 2020 Chiyoda, Japan

Entropica Labs

Quantum Computing
$1M12 May 2020 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Sporting Goods
$2M27 Apr 2020 Chiyoda, Japan


Cloud Infrastructure
Information Technology
Productivity Tools
$5M20 Apr 2020 Chiyoda, Japan


Car Sharing
Financial Services
Food Delivery
Ride Sharing
$856M21 Feb 2020 Central


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