Japan Asia Investment (JAIC) is a fund of funds based in Tokyo, Japan. It was founded in 1981 by the Japan Association of Corporate Executives (Keizai Doyukai). Since its inception, JAIC has contributed to the expansion of direct investment in Asia from Japan. As a venture capital firm JAIC has focused on cultivating, fostering and supporting venture companies and small and medium-sized enterprises. The firm invests in and manages funds globally and locally with investment managers of venture capital investment teams, growth investment teams, new investment fields, buyout investment team and restructuring financing team, as well as private-equity-secondary investment team.