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D4V (Design for Ventures)

D4V (Design for Ventures)

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.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Year Founded
Primary Investor Type
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • Tokyo
  • Japan

+81 00-0000-0000

D4V (Design for Ventures) Investments & Acquisitions (35)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Tabinaka 19-Aug-2019 Early Stage VC Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
00000000 04-Jun-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
00000 18-Feb-2019 00000 00000 00.000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue
00000000 28-Jan-2019 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000000 15-Nov-2018 00000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Startup
000000 24-Oct-2018 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue
000000 21-Sep-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue
0000000 12-Sep-2018 0000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Scalar (Japan) 24-Aug-2018 Seed Round 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Virtusize 20-Jun-2018 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
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D4V (Design for Ventures) Team (14)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Makoto Takano Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
Kengo Ito Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer 0 Tokyo, Japan
Kenichi Nonomura Founding member & Partner Tokyo, Japan
Kanako Inoue Founding member & Portfolio Director Tokyo, Japan
Tom Kelley Co-Founder & Chairman 0 Tokyo, Japan
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