D4V (Design for Ventures) Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 9

Professionals
  • Investments
  • 67

  • Portfolio
  • 45

  • Exits
  • 8

Exits

D4V (Design for Ventures) General Information

Description

D4V (Design for Ventures) is a venture capital firm based in Tokyo, Japan and was founded in 2016. The firm was formed as a joint venture between Japanese venture capital firm Genuine Startups and global design firm IDEO. Its focus will primarily be in the seed and early-stage investments in firms focused in fintech, entertainment, enterprise, data science and AI, consumer and lifestyle.

Contact Information

Website
www.d4v.com
Year Founded
2016
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
Japan Venture Capital Association (JVC)
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Tokyo
  • Japan
+81 00-0000-0000

D4V (Design for Ventures) Investments & Acquisitions (67)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Free Standard 07-Jul-2022 Seed Round 000 Other Consumer Durables Generating Revenue
0000000 11-Apr-2022 00000 00000 000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue
0000 (0000 0000000 24-Feb-2022 0000 00000 00000 Home Furnishings Generating Revenue
0000000 21-Feb-2022 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000000 27-Jan-2022 00000 00000 00.000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue
000000 (0000000000 17-Dec-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
0000 000000 01-Dec-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Leisure Facilities Generating Revenue 000000 000000
00000 (00000000 00 18-Nov-2021 00000 00000 0000 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue 000000 000000
Yondemy 09-Nov-2021 Early Stage VC 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
Panalyt 27-Jul-2021 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000
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D4V (Design for Ventures) Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
airCloset 29-Jul-2022 IPO 00.000
000000 00000 31-Jan-2022 000 00 00000000
0000000000 23-Dec-2021 000 00000
000000 22-Dec-2021 000 000.00
00000 0000000 21-Oct-2020 000 00 00000000
0000000 0000000 01-Dec-2018 000 00 00000000
Digital Sensation 01-Oct-2017 Merger/Acquisition
nana music 27-Jan-2017 Merger/Acquisition
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D4V (Design for Ventures) Team (15)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Makoto Takano Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer 00 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Asumi Ota Principal 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Fumiaki Nagase Principal 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Tom Kelley Co-Founder & Chairman 0 Tokyo, Japan
Davide Agnelli Co-Founder Tokyo, Japan
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D4V (Design for Ventures) Co-Investors (149)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
SMBC Venture Capital 4 Series chart Industry bar
Z Venture Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
Chiba Dojo 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Daiwa Corporate Investment 0 Series chart Industry bar
Global Brain 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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