WERU Investment Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 5

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 26

  • Portfolio
  • 18

  • Exits
  • 7

Exits

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
1998
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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