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101 Top Tokyo Venture Capital Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Tokyo based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Tokyo Venture Capital Startups

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East Ventures

East Ventures

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East Ventures is an early stage venture fund focusing on SEA and Japan with 4 unicorns in its portfolio.

Bank of Innovation

Bank of Innovation

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Bank of Innovation develops and operates smartphone games.

Bank of Innovation

Global Brain Corporation

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Global Brain Corporation is a venture capital firm that invests in companies from seed/early to pre-IPO startups.

Bank of Innovation

Mistletoe

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Mistletoe provides learning and investment opportunities for startups and the overall entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Bank of Innovation

Beyond Borders

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Beyond Borders brings safety and comfort to oversea real-estate transactions.

Bank of Innovation

Japan Cloud Capital

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Japan Cloud Capital is a financial services company that supports the growth of venture companies and develops the Japanese economy.

Bank of Innovation

ANRI

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ANRI is a Japanese venture capital firm that mainly invests in seed and early-stage startups.

Bank of Innovation

Mitsubishi UFJ Capital

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Mitsubishi UFJ Capital is a venture capital firm focusing on life science, ICT and high technology investments.

Bank of Innovation

Archetype Ventures

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Archetype Ventures is a venture capital firm that does seed and early stage B2B venture investments.

Bank of Innovation

Headline Asia (formerly Infinity Ventures)

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Headline Asia is a technology-focused VC headquartered in Tokyo, Japan with investment teams deployed in Beijing and Taipei.

Bank of Innovation

SMBC Venture Capital

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SMBC Venture Capital is a Japanese finance company that offers banking-centered financial services.

Bank of Innovation

IT-Farm

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IT-Farm invests in seed and Series A startups bringing breakthroughs in digital health, AI, mobility, security, retail, enterprise.

Bank of Innovation

Mizuho Capital

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Mizuho Capital is a venture capital firm that focuses on information technology and biotechnology investments.

Bank of Innovation

DG Ventures (Digital Garage Group TSE4819)

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DG Ventures is the Leading Venture Capital of Digital Garage Group, providing partnerships for entrepreneurs building innovation.

Bank of Innovation

JAFCO

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JAFCO Japan is a venture capital, incubator, and private equity firm.

Bank of Innovation

Genesia Ventures

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Genesia Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on seed/early-stage startups in Japan and Southeast Asia.

Bank of Innovation

GMO VenturePartners

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GMO Venture Partners is an early and growth stage investment subsidiary of GMO Internet Group. Invested in over 50 companies.

Bank of Innovation

Dream Incubator

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Dream Incubator is a strategic consulting and business development firm helping companies with their growth and expansion.

Bank of Innovation

Samurai Incubate

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Samurai Incubate invests in early-stage start-ups and provides support in management, marketing, sales and HR.

Bank of Innovation

CyberAgent Capital

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CyberAgent Capital is a venture capital firm that provides financial support for start-ups specializing in the internet businesses.

Bank of Innovation

Nippon Venture Capital

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Nippon Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that supports businesses and develops new venture enterprises.

Bank of Innovation

Incubate Fund

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Incubate Fund is an independent early stage venture capital that specializes in providing capital to technology startups at seed stage.

Bank of Innovation

UTokyo Innovation Platform

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UTokyo Innovation Platform specializing in early stage and middle -later stage investments.

Bank of Innovation

Coral Capital

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Coral Capital is a seed-stage venture capital firm that provides a full-service approach to investing.

Bank of Innovation

Nissay Capital

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Nissay Capital is a venture capital Company specializing in seed, start-up, growth capital, middle stage, and later stage investment.

Bank of Innovation

Colopl Next

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Colopl Next supports start-ups specializing in VR/AR, entertainment, emerging technologies, and other internet businesses.

Bank of Innovation

BTC Trading Inc

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Full-service broker-dealer and offshore investment advisor, providing quality investment service to high net worth individuals.

Bank of Innovation

SPARX Group

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SPARX Group invests through a number of innovative strategies on behalf of a wide cross-section of investors around the globe.

Bank of Innovation

ITOCHU Technology Ventures

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Itochu Technology Ventures is the Tokyo-based venture capital arm of ITOCHU Corporation that funds information technology companies.

Bank of Innovation

Skyland Ventures

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A venture capital (VC) fund is focusing on seed startup investments. With a mission of “The Seed Maker. & Unlearning.”

Bank of Innovation

Cool Japan Fund

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Cool Japan Fund is a private equity fund that provides various enterprises with financial resources.

Bank of Innovation

Drone Fund

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Drone Fund is a venture capital firm that provides supports in IP strategy, innovative planning, and drone policy.

Bank of Innovation

The Longreach Group

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The Longreach Group is an investment firm that develops tailored solutions to execute strategically driven private equity opportunities

Bank of Innovation

YJ Capital

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Corporate Venture Capital that does Seed, Early Stage Venture, and Later Stage Venture Investments

Bank of Innovation

Advantage Partners

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Advantage Partners is a private equity investment firm in Japan.

Bank of Innovation

Miraishonen

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Miraishonen is a Tokyo-based IT venture company that provides all kinds of entertainment services.

Bank of Innovation

CAC CAPITAL

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CAC CAPITAL is a multi-strategy corporate venture capital that invests in IT and software technology companies.

Bank of Innovation

for Startups

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for Startups primarily engages in supporting Japanese startups.

Bank of Innovation

Hikari Tsushin Group

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Hikari Tsushin Group is a Tokyo-based venture capital firm that finances early- and late-stage ventures, and post-IPO equity investments.

Bank of Innovation

Venture Labo Investment

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Venture Labo Investment is venture capital firm that provides financial supports to invested companies at each growth stage.

Bank of Innovation

Resona Capital

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Resona Capital is a micro-venture capital fund specialized in early-stage investments.

Bank of Innovation

Dynasty Holding

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Founded in 2011, Dynasty Holding Limited is a global private equity firm with a Pan-Asian emphasis.

Bank of Innovation

Abies Ventures

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Abies Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on investing in early-stage deep tech startups.

Bank of Innovation

Globis Capital Partners

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Globis Capital Partners is a venture capital firm known for its unique combination of local business presence.

Bank of Innovation

Angel Bridge

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Angel Bridge is an angel investor group in Japan and provides high-quality and abundant funds to excellent companies.

Bank of Innovation

Rakuten Ventures

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Rakuten Ventures seeks to invest in IT startups that can lead the competitive digital age from early to growth stages.

Bank of Innovation

OKCoin Japan

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OKCOIN JAPAN CO., LTD. Is a Japanese corporation with headquarters in Japan

Bank of Innovation

GLOBIS

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GLOBIS is a education provider providing non-degree and degree programs in management studies.

Bank of Innovation

Japan Asia Investment

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Japan Asia Investment is a venture capital firm that focuses on supporting venture companies and small and medium-sized enterprises.

Bank of Innovation

Neoteny

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Neoteny is an internet investment firm that holds a diversified financial portfolio.

Bank of Innovation

SYLA HOLDINGS

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SYLA HOLDINGS engages in sales, rental, management, and brokerage of real estate.

Bank of Innovation

Minato Ventures

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Venture Capital as a Service

Bank of Innovation

Yakumi

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A platform connecting global angel investors with startups based in, or relating to, Japan

Bank of Innovation

NOW Japan

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NOW Japan is a financial consultancy service provider.

Bank of Innovation

Ubicom Holdings

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Ubicom Holdings is a software company that provides information technology solutions and services.

Bank of Innovation

Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings

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Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings operates and manages group companies and seeks to enhance their value by promoting its regional.

Bank of Innovation

ABBALab – Atom to Bit, Bit to Atom

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ABBALab is a seed accelerator that supports startups that develop IoT hardware and ancillary services.

Bank of Innovation

ANEW Holdings

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Venture Capital and Advisory Group

Bank of Innovation

Daiwa Securities SMBC

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Daiwa Securities SMBC is a comprehensive securities group representing Asia configured mainly Global Investment Banking.

Bank of Innovation

Femto Partners

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Femto Partners is a fund that specializes in early stage investments in Internet-related venture companies.

Bank of Innovation

Beta Catalyst

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BetaCatalyst provides venture capital investment services in areas such as health care, lifestyle, AI, and IoT.

Bank of Innovation

Gazelle Capital

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Gazelle Capital is a venture capital and investment firm.

Bank of Innovation

Double Sharp Partners

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Double Sharp Partners invests in start-up companies and entrepreneurs who provide advanced and innovative businesses and services.

Bank of Innovation

Aruhi Group

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Aruhi Group provides insurance brokerage, mortgage lending, bank agency, and other services.

Bank of Innovation

Growin Partners

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Growin Partners has been involved in numerous M & A and management system development projects.

Bank of Innovation

irodori, Inc.

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irodori is Software development company, and invests some start-up companies as seed accelerator

Bank of Innovation

Japan Investment Adviser

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Japan Investment Adviser engages in money and banking business.

Bank of Innovation

Global Capital Management

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Global Capital Management is an investment firm that specializes in venture capital.

Bank of Innovation

Venture Capital Japan

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Venture Capital Japan is a management company of Corporate Venture Capital, CVC JAPAN connects companies, technology, ideas, and people.

Bank of Innovation

DLE Capital

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DLE Capital is an investment subsidiary of entertainment company that invests in a wide range of venture companies.

Bank of Innovation

brightlink partners

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Brightlink Partners is an independent advisory and investment company.

Bank of Innovation

Astmax

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Astmax is a asset management firm offers advanced strategic trading management and advisory services.

Bank of Innovation

Value Create

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Value Create is a venture capital firm focused on management consulting business and investment business.

Bank of Innovation

InnoScouter

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InnoScouter is an IT firm that provides open innovation management SaaS, startup scouting support, and business consulting services.

Bank of Innovation

AGS Consulting

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AGS Consulting is a general accounting firm with 55 accountants and 78 tax accountants.

Bank of Innovation

Tepco Frontier Partners

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Tepco Frontier Partners is a financial service provider that invests in companies that contribute to solving social issues.

Bank of Innovation

DreamVision Inc.

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Innovation Engineering company based in Tokyo. Running seed-focused funds and developing own projects collaborated with global networks.

Bank of Innovation

SB Innoventure

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SB Innoventure specializing in Investing, nurturing, and managing seed business.

Bank of Innovation

D-Engine

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D-Engine is an investment firm providing hands-on operational management support to venture companies.

Bank of Innovation

Sankei Real Estate

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Sankei Real Estate is an investment corporation that invests in metropolitan areas mainly for office buildings and other strong portfolio.

Bank of Innovation

J-Seed Ventures

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Tokyo-based venture incubator and provider of management and technology consulting services.

Bank of Innovation

Attack

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Attack offers variety of recruitment and career change services that specializes in the rapidly growing “Startup Venture Companies”.

Bank of Innovation

Syntec Ventures, Inc.

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Seed & Venture Capital

Bank of Innovation

Millennium Partners

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Millennium Partners help create new value, from creating new businesses to innovating existing businesses .

Bank of Innovation

INFERRET JAPAN

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INFERRET JAPAN is an an advanced technology-oriented venture company.

Bank of Innovation

Bankers Investment

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Bankers Investment is a hands on venture capital firm that owns, supports, and develops the business of domestic & overseas companies.

Bank of Innovation

Forbul

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Forbul is a Japanese sake venture.

Bank of Innovation

BCG Digital Ventures Japan

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BCG Japan is an early stage growth platform that works closely with BCG

Bank of Innovation

LaunchCenter 39

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LaunchCenter 39 works hand-in-hand with entrepreneurs to build Internet and technology businesses from the ground up.

Bank of Innovation

Beck One Partners

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Beck One Partners is a consulting firm that provides venture business support.

Bank of Innovation

Funcshot

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General human resources dispatch.

Bank of Innovation

Venture Incubation Planning

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Venture Incubation Planning aims in creating and nurturing venture businesses in a business format similar to venture capital.

Bank of Innovation

G.A.P

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GAP is a solution vendor that fulfills all customer needs and wants to continue to be a reliable and reliable company.

Bank of Innovation

01Startup

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01 Startup creates oppurtunities for entrepreneurs.

Bank of Innovation

IPR Venture Capital

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IPR Venture Capital is a independent venture capital firm.

Bank of Innovation

Collabo Sangakukan

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Collabo Sangakukan is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage industry-academic ventures.

Bank of Innovation

Comrades Incubate

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Comrades Incubate provides optimal sales and marketing solutions for each stage from a new business launch.

Bank of Innovation

SEPTENI VENTURES

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Septeni Ventures is concerned with the handling of personal numbers and specific personal information

Bank of Innovation

Okasan Venture Capital

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Okasan Venture Capital is an investment firm based in Japan.

Bank of Innovation

Anobaka Human Capital

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Anobaka Human Capital introduces startups that are growing rapidly, have a high growth angle, and have a high potential to achieve growth.

Bank of Innovation

Jonan Mirai Fund

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Jonan Mirai Fund is an investment firm with attributes in cooperative banking.

Written by Mark Fitz

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