WERU Investment Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 3
  • Investments
  • 8
  • Portfolio
  • 5
  • Exits
  • 2

WERU Investment General Information


WERU Investment is a venture capital firm that is engaged in developing and supporting entrepreneurs and startups by leveraging their strategic position as a conduit between government, business and academia. The firm is closely associated with academic institutions, e.g. Waseda University. It was founded in 1998 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Kasuya Building 3F
  • Kikuicho 65, Shinjyuku-ku
  • Tokyo, 162-0044
  • Japan
+81 00-0000-0000

WERU Investment Investments (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
LeoLabs 14-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 0000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
00000000000 13-Sep-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
00000 28-Jun-2017 0000 00000 00000 Recreational Goods Generating Revenue
00000 0000000000 21-Mar-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000000000 01-Dec-2009 00000 (00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
000000000 00000 00000 Automotive Profitable
Oscar Technology Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Valuenex PE Growth/Expansion Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
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WERU Investment Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Datasection 24-Dec-2014 IPO 000.00
000000000 16-Dec-2014 000 00.000
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WERU Investment Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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WERU Investment Team (6)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Tadashi Takiguchi Chief Executive Officer & President 0 Tokyo, Japan
Hironori Higashide Ph.D Director Tokyo, Japan
Nobutoshi Maeda Investment Division Manager Tokyo, Japan
Keisuke Kikuchi Business Development Manager Tokyo, Japan
Kiichiro DeLuca Associate Tokyo, Japan
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WERU Investment Co-Investors (20)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Airbus Ventures 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
500 Startups 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Horizons Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
NZ Growth Capital Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seraphim Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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