Yusuke Asakura Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 17

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 8

Exits

Yusuke Asakura General Information

Description

Mr. Yusuke Asakura is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Tokyo Founders Fund. He is also a Founder and serves as Partner at Animal Spirits. Mr. Asakura served as President at I Mercury Capital. He serves as Co-Founder at Signifiant Inc. He served as Outside Director at Raksul. He served as Advisor at Scrum Ventures. He is a Co-Founder of Signifian. He served as an Advisor at Neural Pocket. He serves as Board Member at Relux. Previously, he served as Chie Executive Officer & President at Naked Technology. He served as Board Member at Relux. He is a Visiting Scholar at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. He is also co-founder of the Tokyo Founders Fund, an angel network composed of eight entrepreneurs, which invests in pre-seed and seed-stage startup companies globally. Prior to coming to the US, Asakaura was the CEO of mixi, a public company that runs a Social Networking Service in Japan. Prior to mixing, he was the founder and CEO of a mobile tech startup, Naked Technology. Asakura earned his bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Tokyo in 2007. He served as Advisor at Scrum Ventures.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Tokyo
  • Japan

Yusuke Asakura Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Cloudhorse Farm 30-Sep-2022 Seed Round 00000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Swish (Business/Productivity Software) 16-Aug-2021 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Asobica 20-Apr-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Siiibo 25-Dec-2019 00000 00000 00000 Brokerage Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
SmartRound 19-Apr-2019 0000 00000 00000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Asobica 04-Dec-2018 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Paperspace 23-Oct-2018 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
ModuleQ 12-Sep-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
FiNC 05-Sep-2014 Early Stage VC 00.000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
Chaldal 14-Mar-2014 Angel (individual) Internet Retail Generating Revenue 000000 0000000

Yusuke Asakura Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Paperspace 05-Jul-2023 Merger/Acquisition 00000
ChatCenter Ai 01-Dec-2021 000 00 00000000
Original Stitch 15-Jun-2019 000000000000000000 000.00
Remark (Multimedia and Design Software) 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
VetPronto 26-Oct-2017 000 00 00000000
Wiselike 21-Aug-2017 000 00 00000000
Loco Partners 07-Feb-2017 Merger/Acquisition
Socket (Business/Productivity Software) 30-Sep-2015 Merger/Acquisition

Yusuke Asakura Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Yusuke Asakura Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Yusuke Asakura Angel Investor 00 0 Tokyo, Japan

Yusuke Asakura Co-Investors (21)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
AG Capital (Tokyo) 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
CyberAgent Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
East Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mint (Japan) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
mobcast (Broadcasting, Radio and Television) 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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