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Yamaguchi Capital

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Total investments 37
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 32
Rounds per year 1.32
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
Exits 3
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Apps
  • Internet
  • Manufacturing
  • Pet
  • E-Commerce
Summary

In 1996 was created Yamaguchi Capital, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Yamaguchi. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Japan.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2006. The real fund results show that this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This Yamaguchi Capital works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Yamaguchi Capital, startups are often financed by Nissay Capital, Mizuho Capital, Spiral Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SMBC Venture Capital, DOGAN beta, i Mercury Capital.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Medical, Mobile Devices. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Japan. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Zapaq, SkyDisc,Inc., YAMAP. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Parallel Inc.

SNS
Software
$10M19 Mar 2024 Chiyoda, Japan

Baby Jam

Apps
Digital Entertainment
Music
Social Media
$1M23 Aug 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

SmartRyde

Marketplace
Travel
$4M09 Apr 2023 Chiyoda, Japan

ARK

Aquaculture
Farming
Sustainability
16 Feb 2022 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Integriculture

Agriculture
Food and Beverage
$7M19 Jan 2022 Chiyoda, Japan

SmartRyde

Marketplace
Travel
$1M31 Aug 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Anipos

Apps
Insurance
Pet
$1M08 Jun 2021 Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Address Japan

Construction
Real Estate
$2M31 Jul 2020 Japan, Chiyoda

NEWORLD Japan

E-Commerce
Manufacturing
Task Management
07 May 2020 Japan, Chiyoda

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Total investments 37
Average round size 10M
Rounds per year 1.32
Peak activity year 2019
Lead investments 2
Follow on index 0.14
Exits 3
Group Appearance index 1.00

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Parallel Inc.

SNS
Software
$10M19 Mar 2024 Chiyoda, Japan

Baby Jam

Apps
Digital Entertainment
Music
Social Media
$1M23 Aug 2023 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

SmartRyde

Marketplace
Travel
$4M09 Apr 2023 Chiyoda, Japan

ARK

Aquaculture
Farming
Sustainability
16 Feb 2022 Tokyo, Kantō, Japan

Integriculture

Agriculture
Food and Beverage
$7M19 Jan 2022 Chiyoda, Japan

SmartRyde

Marketplace
Travel
$1M31 Aug 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

Anipos

Apps
Insurance
Pet
$1M08 Jun 2021 Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Address Japan

Construction
Real Estate
$2M31 Jul 2020 Japan, Chiyoda

NEWORLD Japan

E-Commerce
Manufacturing
Task Management
07 May 2020 Japan, Chiyoda
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