KDDI Ventures Program Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 2

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 199

  • Portfolio
  • 111

  • Exits
  • 53

Exits

KDDI Ventures Program General Information

Company Description

Founded in 1999, KDDI Ventures Program is the corporate venture arm of KDDI based in Tokyo, Japan. The firm prefers to invest in companies operating in finance technology, consumer, enterprise, entertainment, internet of things, and artificial intelligence sectors based in the United States & Japan region.

Business Details

Website
sg.kddi.com
Year Founded
1999
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Accelerator/Incubator
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • Shibuya Cast 12th Floor
  • 1-23-21
  • Tokyo, Shibuya-ku 102-0072
  • Japan

KDDI Ventures Program Investments & Acquisitions (199)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Hayden AI 10-Jul-2024 Later Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
DataMesh 13-Jun-2024 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
mov (Business/Productivity Software) 21-May-2024 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Nudge (Consumer Finance) 08-May-2024 00000 00000 000.00 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 00000000 0000000
Chemix (Business/Productivity Software) 25-Apr-2024 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Utaite 15-Apr-2024 00000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Startup
BitStar 29-Mar-2024 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
Parallel (Social/Platform Software) 20-Mar-2024 00000 00000 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000000 000000
Emulsion Flow Technologies 08-Mar-2024 Early Stage VC 000 Environmental Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
SPeak (Human Capital Services) 05-Mar-2024 Later Stage VC 00.000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue
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KDDI Ventures Program Exits (53)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Veritas In Silico 08-Feb-2024 IPO 00.000
Synamon 20-Dec-2023 0000000000: 000000
Turing 28-Oct-2023 000000000000000000
WhereIsMyTransport 28-Oct-2023 0000000000: 000000
Pixie Dust Technologies 01-Aug-2023 000 0000
Hacosco 28-Jul-2023 000000000000000000
GeoSpock 14-Jun-2023 0000000000: 000000
Ginkan 03-Apr-2023 000000000000000000
iPrice Group 21-Feb-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Watcha (Entertainment Software) 05-Dec-2022 Merger/Acquisition
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KDDI Ventures Program Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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KDDI Ventures Program Management, Team & Partners (10)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kazuhiko Nakama Deputy General Manager, Business Creation 0 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Kazuhiko Chuman General Manager 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Shunpei Tatebayashi General Manager, Business Incuabtion 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Tomohiro Ebata Director & Head, Business Development and Investment 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Tomokazu Ushioda Representative of KDDI Open innovation Fund Singapore Office 0 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
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KDDI Ventures Program Co-Investors (473)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Global Brain 69 0 00 Series chart Industry bar
SMBC Venture Capital 00 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mitsubishi UFJ Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
ANRI 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
NTT Docomo Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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KDDI Ventures Program FAQs

  • What is KDDI Ventures Program?

    Founded in 1999, KDDI Ventures Program is the corporate venture arm of KDDI based in Tokyo, Japan.

  • When was KDDI Ventures Program founded?

    KDDI Ventures Program was founded in 1999.

  • Where is KDDI Ventures Program headquartered?

    KDDI Ventures Program is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

  • How many investments has KDDI Ventures Program made?

    KDDI Ventures Program has made 199 investments.

  • What has KDDI Ventures Program invested in?

    KDDI Ventures Program has made numerous investments in companies like Hayden AI, DataMesh, and mov (Business/Productivity Software) within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

  • What has KDDI Ventures Program invested in recently?

    KDDI Ventures Program's latest investment was on 10-Jul-2024 in Hayden AI, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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