Tokyo Broadcasting System

Tokyo Broadcasting System

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Headquarters Location

Japan, Tokyo


This investor is located in Asia, Japan. The main office of this Corporate Investor is situated in Tokyo.

The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are ispace technologies, PlaceHolder, TYFFON. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - Japan. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Location Based Services, Manufacturing. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year. In real terms, this Corporate Investor performs 80 percentage points more exits than other funds. In 2019, the fund's activity was at its peak.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5 other investors. Aside from Tokyo Broadcasting System, start-ups are often funded by Incubate Fund, Mizuho Capital, Zappallas, Inc.. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Mizuho Capital, OLM Ventures Inc., KDDI. The investors in the following rounds are usually OLM Ventures Inc., Mizuho Capital, KDDI.

Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

20.0% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous

Incubate Fund, Mizuho Capital, Zappallas, Inc.

Funds Investing Together

Mizuho Capital, OLM Ventures Inc., KDDI

Funds Investing in Following

OLM Ventures Inc., Mizuho Capital, KDDI

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