WERU Investment Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 5


  • Investments
  • 26

  • Portfolio
  • 18

  • Exits
  • 7


WERU Investment General Information

Company Description

Founded in 1998, WERU Investment is a venture capital firm based in Tokyo, Japan. The firm prefers to invest in early-stage companies, stocks, bonds, and REITs.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
Japan Venture Capital Association (JVC)
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • 65 Kikui-cho, Shinjuku-ku
  • Kasuya Building 3rd Floor
  • Tokyo, 162-0044
  • Japan
+81 00-0000-0000

WERU Investment Investments (26)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Novity 21-Feb-2024 Seed Round 00.00 Machinery (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
Cinderelax 01-Feb-2024 0000 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
Synfini 26-Sep-2023 0000 00000 000 Discovery Tools (Healthcare) Startup 0000000 000000000
TRUSTART 02-Aug-2023 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
Medical Devices Corner 24-Mar-2023 0000 00000 00000 Surgical Devices Product Development
Confidencial 07-Jun-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000000 000000
MASENTIC 16-Mar-2022 0000 00000 Financial Software Startup 0000000 0000000
MASENTIC 07-Jan-2022 0000 00000 Financial Software Startup
Ecologgie 27-Dec-2021 Seed Round 00.00 Food Products Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
INCGROW 16-Dec-2020 Seed Round Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
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WERU Investment Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
FunPep 25-Dec-2020 IPO 000.00
PrediXT 20-Apr-2020 000 00 00000000
Oscar Technology 11-Mar-2020 000000000000000000
Valuenex 30-Oct-2018 000 00.000
Data Section 24-Dec-2014 000 000.00
MarkLines 16-Dec-2014 IPO 00.000
GNI Group 31-Aug-2007 IPO 000.00
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WERU Investment Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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WERU Investment Management, Team & Partners (8)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Tadashi Takiguchi Representative Director, President & Chief Investment Officer 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Kiichiro DeLuca Partner 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Shuichi Matsuda Ph.D Co-Founder & Director 0 Tokyo, Japan
Asami Haruto Director Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Hamasaki Investment Department Manager Tokyo, Japan
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WERU Investment Co-Investors (25)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Wells Investment 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mitsubishi UFJ Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nippon Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SOSV 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SRI Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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WERU Investment FAQs

  • What is WERU Investment?

    Founded in 1998, WERU Investment is a venture capital firm based in Tokyo, Japan.

  • When was WERU Investment founded?

    WERU Investment was founded in 1998.

  • Who is the founder of WERU Investment?

    Shuichi Matsuda Ph.D and Hiroshi Taguchi are the founders of WERU Investment.

  • Where is WERU Investment headquartered?

    WERU Investment is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

  • What is WERU Investment's total asset value?

    WERU Investment has around 00.000 in total assets under management.

  • How many investments has WERU Investment made?

    WERU Investment has made 26 investments.

  • What has WERU Investment invested in?

    WERU Investment has made numerous investments in companies like Novity, Cinderelax, and Synfini within the Machinery (B2B), Social/Platform Software, and Discovery Tools (Healthcare) industries.

  • What has WERU Investment invested in recently?

    WERU Investment's latest investment was on 21-Feb-2024 in Novity, a company within the Machinery (B2B) industry.

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