We invest $5M to $30M in mid-to-late stage American startups and multi-stage Japanese startups. Then we provide operational expertise and strategic partnerships to accelerate your global expansion.
When you join our portfolio, our partners beome your partners. That means you’ll have some of Japan’s most powerful corporations, including Sony, Nissan, ANA, and NTT on your side.
With offices in Palo Alto and Tokyo, we’re uniquely positioned to help ventures on both sides of the Pacific develop their markets globally.
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The New York Times
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News > THE BRIDGE
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News > The Economic Times
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