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61 Top Japanese Venture Capital Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Venture Capital Startups

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IT-Farm

IT-Farm

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IT-Farm invests in seed and Series A startups bringing breakthroughs in digital health, AI, mobility, security, retail, enterprise.

Japan Cloud Capital

Japan Cloud Capital

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Japan Cloud Capital is a financial services company that supports the growth of venture companies and develops the Japanese economy.

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Bank of Innovation Inc

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Bank of Innovation Inc. develops and operates multilingual video search engine.

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SPARX Group

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SPARX Group invests through a number of innovative strategies on behalf of a wide cross-section of investors around the globe.

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Dream Incubator

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Dream Incubator is a strategic consulting and business development firm helping companies with their growth and expansion.

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Beyond Borders

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Beyond Borders brings safety and comfort to oversea real-estate transactions.

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JAFCO Japan

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JAFCO Japan is a venture capital, incubator, and private equity firm.

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Colopl Next

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Colopl Next supports start-ups specializing in VR/AR, entertainment, emerging technologies, and other internet businesses.

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Venture Labo Investment

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Venture Labo Investment is venture capital firm that provides financial supports to invested companies at each growth stage.

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Future Venture Capital

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Future Venture Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in early-stage investment.

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Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings

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Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings operates and manages group companies and seeks to enhance their value by promoting its regional.

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ANOBAKA

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ANOBAKA is a venture capital company specializing in the seed-stage area.

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Coral Capital

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Coral Capital is a seed-stage venture capital firm that provides a full-service approach to investing.

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Monex Ventures

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Monex Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Japan that finances seed and early stage investments in startup companies.

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ASICS Ventures Corporation

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ASICS Ventures Corporation is a venture capital firm that offers accelerate and make investments in startups.

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Cool Japan Fund

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Cool Japan Fund is a private equity fund that provides various enterprises with financial resources.

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ABBALab – Atom to Bit, Bit to Atom

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ABBALab is a seed accelerator that supports startups that develop IoT hardware and ancillary services.

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The Longreach Group

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The Longreach Group is an investment firm that develops tailored solutions to execute strategically driven private equity opportunities

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Japan Asia Investment

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Japan Asia Investment is a venture capital firm that focuses on supporting venture companies and small and medium-sized enterprises.

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NGK SPARK PLUG CO

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NGK SPARK PLUG is a comprehensive ceramics-processing manufacturer.

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Neoteny

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Neoteny is an internet investment firm that holds a diversified financial portfolio.

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DOGAN beta

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DOGAN beta is an early stage venture capital firm that contributes to the establishment of the venture ecosystem of local economies.

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Resona Capital

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Resona Capital is a micro-venture capital fund specialized in early-stage investments.

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NOW Japan

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NOW Japan is a financial consultancy service provider.

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Farmnote

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Farmnote is an IT venture that specializes in dairy

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CAC CAPITAL

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CAC CAPITAL is a multi-strategy corporate venture capital that invests in IT and software technology companies.

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Hikari Tsushin Group

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Hikari Tsushin Group is a Tokyo-based venture capital firm that finances early- and late-stage ventures, and post-IPO equity investments.

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Globis

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Globis is a education provider providing non-degree and degree programs in management studies.

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ABC Dream Ventures

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ABC Dream Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of Japanese media firm Asahi Broadcasting Group Holdings.

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Angel Bridge

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Angel Bridge is an angel investor group in Japan and provides high-quality and abundant funds to excellent companies.

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BCG Digital Ventures Japan

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BCG Japan is an early stage growth platform that works closely with BCG

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F Ventures

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F Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Japan.

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Miraishonen

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Miraishonen is a Tokyo-based IT venture company that provides all kinds of entertainment services.

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Sevenwoods Investment

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Sevenwoods Investment is a global multi-asset investment firm providing Venture Capital & Private Equity.

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SG INCUBATE

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SG INCUBATE is an investment company for the formation of (CVC), which invests in Kyushu’s first startup company.

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for Startups

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for Startups primarily engages in supporting Japanese startups.

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Dynasty Holding

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Founded in 2011, Dynasty Holding Limited is a global private equity firm with a Pan-Asian emphasis.

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OSU

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OSU is a university-initiated venture company jointly established with Osaka Sangyo University as a manufacturing venture

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OKCoin Japan

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OKCOIN JAPAN CO., LTD. Is a Japanese corporation with headquarters in Japan

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Iwagin Jigyo Souzou Capital

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Iwagin Jigyo Souzou Capital utilizes industry-academia-government-financed networks to support venture companies.

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Tokyo Star Bank

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Tokyo Star Bank is a provider of financial banking services.

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Kintetsu Venture Partners

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Kintetsu Venture Partners is a corporate venture capital of the Kintetsu Group.

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SYLA HOLDINGS

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SYLA HOLDINGS engages in sales, rental, management, and brokerage of real estate.

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Senshu Ikeda Holdings

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Senshu Ikeda Holdings offers banking products and services in Japan and globally to small and medium-sized enterprises and people.

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Aruhi Group

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Aruhi Group provides insurance brokerage, mortgage lending, bank agency, and other services.

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Mr. Exchange

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Mr. Exchange is a Trading Platform.

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Growin Partners

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Growin Partners has been involved in numerous M & A and management system development projects.

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Value Create

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Value Create is a venture capital firm focused on management consulting business and investment business.

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DLE Capital

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DLE Capital is an investment subsidiary of entertainment company that invests in a wide range of venture companies.

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DBS Securities Limited

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Merging and Aquisition, Stocks Requisition, Venture Capital, Taxation

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Collabo Sangakukan

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Collabo Sangakukan is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage industry-academic ventures.

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Venture Capital Japan

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Venture Capital Japan is a management company of Corporate Venture Capital, CVC JAPAN connects companies, technology, ideas, and people.

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Daiwa Securities SMBC

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Daiwa Securities SMBC is a comprehensive securities group representing Asia configured mainly Global Investment Banking.

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ANEW Holdings

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Venture Capital and Advisory Group

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Hitotoki Incubator

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Hitotoki Incubator offers systematic financial strategy planning that connects management strategy and fund procurement.

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AGS Consulting

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AGS Consulting is a general accounting firm with 55 accountants and 78 tax accountants.

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DreamVision Inc.

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Innovation Engineering company based in Tokyo. Running seed-focused funds and developing own projects collaborated with global networks.

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INFERRET JAPAN

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INFERRET JAPAN is an an advanced technology-oriented venture company.

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Astmax

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Astmax is a asset management firm offers advanced strategic trading management and advisory services.

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Mu Lab, LTD.

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Mu Lab is a advanced robot technology development.

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irodori, Inc.

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irodori is Software development company, and invests some start-up companies as seed accelerator

Written by Mark Fitz

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