WERU Investment Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 3

Professionals
  • Investments
  • 19

  • Portfolio
  • 11

  • Exits
  • 7

Exits

WERU Investment General Information

Description

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
1998
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
Japan Venture Capital Association (JVC)
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 (19)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Confidencial 07-Jun-2022 Seed Round Network Management Software Product In Beta Test
00000000 16-Mar-2022 0000 00000 Financial Software Startup 0000000 0000000
00000000 07-Jan-2022 0000 00000 Financial Software Startup
000000000 27-Dec-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Other Consumer Non-Durables Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
0000000 16-Dec-2020 00000 00000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
0000000000 0000000 16-Oct-2019 00000 00000 Therapeutic Devices Generating Revenue
0000 16-Oct-2019 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
000000 09-Oct-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Pharmaceuticals Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
LeoLabs 26-Jul-2018 Early Stage VC 0000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000
BONX 27-Feb-2018 Early Stage VC 00.000 Electronics (B2C) 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
0000000 20-Apr-2020 000 00 00000000
00000 0000000000 11-Mar-2020 000000000000000000
00000000 30-Oct-2018 000 00.000
00000000000 24-Dec-2014 000 000.00
MarkLines 16-Dec-2014 IPO 00.000
GNI Group 31-Aug-2007 IPO 00.000
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WERU Investment Team (6)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Tadashi Takiguchi Chief Executive Officer & President 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Hironori Higashide Ph.D Director Tokyo, Japan
Keisuke Kikuchi Business Development Manager 0 Tokyo, Japan
Kiichiro DeLuca Associate 0 Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshi Taguchi Director 0 Tokyo, Japan
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