Top 20 investors in Eastern Asia that took part in the most funding rounds in Gaming industry over the recent years

Top 20 investors in Eastern Asia that took part in the most funding rounds in Gaming industry over the recent years

Intro

The top 20 investors according to the total amount of funding rounds. These are VC funds and corporate investors in Eastern Asia that have invested over the last 2 years. They are actively investing in Gaming industry.
Gaming is about development, marketing, and monetization of video games. It includes online and offline games for pc and console and eSports.

Amount of funding rounds in Eastern Asia is 120, which is 7.5% of the total amount of rounds in the Gaming industry over the last 2 years.

Top 20 investors in Eastern Asia that took part in the most funding rounds in Gaming industry over the recent years
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Key takeaways

  • Funds Geography – The majority of VCs are located either in Japan or China. There are also funds from South Korea. The most common city is Tokyo which is home to 7 funds. There are also funds from Shanghai, Seoul and Hong Kong Island. VCs in the sample invest in The United States, China and Japan more often than they do in South Korea. For the majority of the funds, the country of the funds’ establishment and the country of their most frequent investments coincide.
  • Industry Focus – The funds’ most common field for investments is Finance. They also invest in Autonomous Vehicles, Gamification and Telecommunications.
  • Important Years – The oldest fund in the sample was founded in 1858 and the newest one in 2017. In 1999 the most amount of funds were founded. VCs in the sample made the most deals in the period from 2016 to 2021. For some funds, 2019 was the year with the most amount of deals. The biggest amount of successful exits happened between 2009 and 2021 years. For some funds, 2018 became the year with the most successful exits.
  • Investments – Usually VCs take part in 7 – 12 funding rounds per year, sometimes in 2. The minimum number of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 22, the maximum is 620. Average number of funding rounds is 202.8 while median is 180.0. The most common amount of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 240. Minimum amount of lead investments for funds is 0 and maximum is 204. Average amount of lead investments is 43.9 while median is 24.5. Index of difference in percentage points of lead investments from the average is between -21.3 and 29.0 for funds in the sample. The average value for this difference is 6.43 and the median is 3.67. It means that these funds act as lead investors more often than other funds.
  • Typical Rounds – The most common investment stage for funds in the sample is Early stage. Seed, Late and Private Equity stages are less common. Funds participate in rounds with 3 – 4 or 4 – 5 investors The most common round size for VCs in the sample is 10 – 50 million. Less common range is 100 thousands – 1 million. A Funds’ average multiplicator for portfolio companies at the last known valuation is close to zero at minimum and 347.28 at maximum. Average value for this multiplicator is 21.08 and median is 0.8. The most common multiplicator value is close to zero.
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