Lightnix Overview

  • Founded
  • 2002
  • Status
  • Private
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • Investors
  • 5

Lightnix General Information


Developer of plant-based resin lancet needle intended to make a very small incision, resulting in very little pain. The company's products are made in a way as it imitates the shape of a mosquito's proboscis, is a supple one that bends dozens of times more like a nylon thread than a metal needle does, enabling patients to have a less painful injection procedure under the same conditions as for metal needles causing less damage to the finger.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Surgical Devices
Primary Office
  • 2-3-9 Takasago
  • Soka-shi
  • Saitama, 340-0015
  • Japan
+81 000-000-0000
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Lightnix Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2019 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 01-Mar-2017 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Corporate 01-Jan-2008 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Corporate 01-Jan-2006 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Corporate 01-Jan-2003 Completed Generating Revenue
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Lightnix Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Moe Fukuda Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Shigeru Kashiwagi Co-Chief Executive Officer
Kenji Sota Chief Financial Officer
Mitsuo Fukuda Chairman & Advisor
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Lightnix Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
Hidetomo Nishii Lightnix Audit & Supervisory Board Member 000 0000
Hiroaki Goto Universal Materials Incubator Board Member 000 0000
Hiroshi Tani Universal Materials Incubator Board Member 000 0000
Mitsuo Fukuda Lightnix Chairman & Advisor 000 0000
Moe Fukuda Lightnix Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
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Lightnix Investors (5)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Universal Materials Incubator Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Nagoya Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Other Majority 000 0000 000000 0
Minato Group Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Hyogo Economic Development Center Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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