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Translink Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Jackie Yang Jay Eum Sung Park Toshi Otani


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Total investments 146
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 86
Rounds per year 9.73
Lead investments 23
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 23
Key employees 12
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence

Translink Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Palo Alto.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight TangoMe, Soundhound, Rescale. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Advertising, Software. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups.

The current fund was established by Jackie Yang, Jay Eum, Sung Park, Toshi Otani. Besides them, we counted 13 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Translink Capital, startups are often financed by Sierra Ventures, Storm Ventures, XG Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sierra Ventures, Storm Ventures, XG Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Menlo Ventures, GGV Capital, Alibaba Group.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The average startup value when the investment from Translink Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Translink Capital performs on 12 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Makersite GmbH

Big Data
Business Intelligence
Data Visualization
Machine Learning
Product Management
Supply Chain Management
$21M18 Oct 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Cyber Security
Information Technology
$25M04 Oct 2022 Portland, Oregon, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
$16M28 Sep 2022 Fremont, California, United States

Point Robotics Medtech Inc.

Health Care
$18M15 Aug 2022 -


Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Retail Technology
$65M11 Mar 2022 San Jose, California, United States


Mobile Apps
Network Security
$18M30 Nov 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
Personal Health
$17M02 Nov 2021 Neuchâtel, Switzerland


Information Technology
$30M19 Oct 2021 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Amihan Entertainment

Information Technology
PC Games
$3M18 Aug 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States
Sonatus Raises $35M in Series A Financing

– Sonatus, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based automotive software company, raised $35m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Translink Capital with participation from Hyundai Motor Group’s Kia Corporation, SAIC Capital, LG Electronics, Marvell, UMC Capital, and Wanxiang Group Company.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate global growth and further expand its roadmap of next-generation software-defined vehicle solutions.

Plus One Robotics Snags $33M Series B

– Plus One Robotics from San Francisco has completed a $33m Series B funding.
McRock Capital and TransLink Ventures co-led the round, with participation from BMWi Ventures, Kensington Capital Partners, and Ironspring Ventures alongside existing investors.
– Whitney Rockley of McRock Capital and Toshi Otani of TransLink will join the company’s Board of Directors.


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