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Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital

Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital
VC INVESTOR TYPE
Active STATUS
2 PROFESSIONALS
21 INVESTMENTS
14 PORTFOLIO
7 EXITS
Description

Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital is a venture arm of Asahi Kasei, a diversified business based in Tokyo, Japan focused on three primary sectors which are materials, homes and healthcare. The firm is focused on investing in innovative global firms in areas of strategic importance to Asahi Kasei. It was founded in 2008 and is based in Menlo Park, California with an additional office in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Year Founded
2008
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 4400 Bohannon Drive
  • Suite 240
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • United States

+1 (650) 000-0000

Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital Investments (21)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Hazel Technologies 17-Jul-2019 Early Stage VC 0000 Industrial Supplies and Parts Generating Revenue
0000 000 30-Apr-2019 00000 00000 0000 Biotechnology Clinical Trials - General
0000000 31-Oct-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00.0
000000 00000000000 18-Sep-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 0000000 000000000 00.0
0000000 18-May-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue
00000 000000000000 13-Feb-2018 00000 00000 0000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
000000000000 17-Oct-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue
00000000 000000000 01-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
Chrono Therapeutics 26-Aug-2016 Later Stage VC 000.00 Drug Delivery Generating Revenue
SteriPEN 23-Aug-2016 Later Stage VC 00000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue
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Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Xeris Pharmaceuticals 21-Jun-2018 IPO 000.00 Completed
00000 0000000 01-Nov-2017 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000000 20-Jul-2017 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000 00000
0000000 0000000000 11-Jan-2012 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000 00000
Asahi Kasei Pharma America 28-Nov-2011 Merger/Acquisition Completed
KeyEye Communications 13-Mar-2008 Bankruptcy: Liquidation Completed
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Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital Team (14)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Info
Howard Kim MD Managing Director Chelmsford, MA
Therese Jordan Ph.D Director Chelmsford, MA
Hitoshi Mizomoto Chief Engineer Chelmsford, MA
Yusuke Hiramatsu General Manager Chelmsford, MA
Kazunobu Konishi Ph.D Manager Menlo Park, CA
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Asahi Kasei Corporate Venture Capital Co-Investors (54)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
360 Capital Partners 1 0
5AM Ventures 0 0
Adams Street Partners 0 0
Bay City Capital 0 0
Evercore Group 0 0
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