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Dentsu Ventures

VC INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
5 PROFESSIONALS
19 INVESTMENTS
15 PORTFOLIO
3 EXITS
Description

Dentsu Ventures is the corporate venture capital fund of Dentsu. The firm specializes in seed, early, mid and later-stage investments. It prefers to invest in the marketing and communication business sectors of U.S., Europe and Asia.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Year Founded
2015
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 1-8-1, Higashi-shimbashi
  • Minato-ku
  • Tokyo, 105-7001
  • Japan

Dentsu Ventures Investments (19)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Twist Bioscience 02-Apr-2018 Later Stage VC 00000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue
0000000 (00000 000 26-Mar-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Generating Revenue
000000 26-Feb-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Application Software Startup
00000000 15-Feb-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Generating Revenue
00000 18-Jan-2018 00000 00000 0000 Financial Software Startup
00000 (00000000000 22-Nov-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Biotechnology Startup
000 000 000000 19-Jan-2017 00000 00000 0000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue
00000000 18-Jan-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Automation/Workflow Software Product In Beta Test
Livelike 15-Aug-2016 Early Stage VC 00.000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Generating Revenue
Loom.ai 28-Jun-2016 Seed Round 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
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Dentsu Ventures Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Exo 08-Mar-2018 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • Aspire Food Group
0000000 0000000 30-Jan-2017 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
  • 00000
000000 27-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 000000000 00000000
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Dentsu Ventures Team (5)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Kotaro Sasamoto Managing Partner 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Daiji Horibe General Partner Tokyo, Japan
Daisuke Takemori General Partner Tokyo, Japan
Katsuyuki Hasegawa General Partner 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Yu Hirayama General Partner Tokyo, Japan

Dentsu Ventures Co-Investors (120)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Amazon.com 2
Felicis Ventures 0 0
Formation 8 0 0 0
Lux Capital 0 0
Techstars 0 0
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