SMBC Venture Capital Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Venture Capital

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 21


  • Investments
  • 652

  • Portfolio
  • 357

  • Exits
  • 180


SMBC Venture Capital General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2005, SMBC Venture Capital is a corporate venture capital arm of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking based in Tokyo, Japan. The firm prefers to invest in companies operating in the information technology, life sciences, services, and manufacturing sectors.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
Japan Venture Capital Association (JVC)
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Venture Capital
Other Investor Types
Corporate Office
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Gofukubashi Building
  • 1-3-4 Yaesu, Chuo- ku
  • Tokyo, 103-0028
  • Japan
+81 00-0000-0000

SMBC Venture Capital Investments (652)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
IVRy 23-May-2024 Later Stage VC 000.00 Other Communications and Networking Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Meeq 21-May-2024 00000 00000 Telecommunications Service Providers Generating Revenue
mov (Business/Productivity Software) 21-May-2024 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Bywill 10-May-2024 0000 00000 00.000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
Aeterlink 09-May-2024 00000 00000 000.00 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 00000000 000000
Nudge (Consumer Finance) 08-May-2024 00000 00000 000.00 Consumer Finance Generating Revenue
enechain 26-Apr-2024 00000 00000 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000000 00000000
Xaion Data 24-Apr-2024 00000 00000 00.000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 00000000 00000000
primeNumber 24-Apr-2024 Later Stage VC 000.00 Database Software Generating Revenue
VARYTEX 17-Apr-2024 Early Stage VC 00.000 Drug Delivery Generating Revenue
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SMBC Venture Capital Exits (180)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
KINS 02-May-2024 Merger/Acquisition
Medcare 26-Apr-2024 000000000000000000
Robot Fund 18-Apr-2024 000 00 00000000
Caster 01-Apr-2024 000000000 00000000 00.000
Caulis 28-Mar-2024 000 000.00
Uncover Truth 28-Mar-2024 000000000000000000
Aperza 25-Mar-2024 000000000000000000
hachidori 12-Mar-2024 000 00 00000000
Bonac 09-Feb-2024 Bankruptcy: Liquidation
Veritas In Silico 08-Feb-2024 IPO 00.000
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SMBC Venture Capital Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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SMBC Venture Capital Management, Team & Partners (43)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Tomofumi Saeki Representative Director, President and Board Member 0 Tokyo, Japan
Naoki Fujita Deputy General Manager Tokyo, Japan
Eiichiro Kuramochi Deputy General Manager, Investment Strategy Department 0 Tokyo, Japan
Hiroyoshi Ohtsu General Manager of Investment Strategy Department Tokyo, Japan
Satoshi Nishikawa Senior Managing Director & Board Member 0 Tokyo, Japan
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SMBC Venture Capital Co-Investors (766)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Mitsubishi UFJ Capital 67 0 00 Series chart Industry bar
Mizuho Capital 00 0 00 Series chart Industry bar
Global Brain 00 0 00 Series chart Industry bar
Jafco 00 0 00 Series chart Industry bar
SBI Investment 00 0 00 Series chart Industry bar
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SMBC Venture Capital FAQs

  • What is SMBC Venture Capital?

    Founded in 2005, SMBC Venture Capital is a corporate venture capital arm of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking based in Tokyo, Japan.

  • When was SMBC Venture Capital founded?

    SMBC Venture Capital was founded in 2005.

  • Where is SMBC Venture Capital headquartered?

    SMBC Venture Capital is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

  • How many investments has SMBC Venture Capital made?

    SMBC Venture Capital has made 652 investments.

  • What has SMBC Venture Capital invested in?

    SMBC Venture Capital has made numerous investments in companies like IVRy, Meeq, and mov (Business/Productivity Software) within the Communications and Networking, Telecommunications Service Providers, and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has SMBC Venture Capital invested in recently?

    SMBC Venture Capital's latest investment was on 23-May-2024 in IVRy, a company within the Communications and Networking industry.

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