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Investments

122

Portfolio Exits

12

Funds

1

About DBJ Capital

DBJ Capital, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Development Bank of Japan, provides equity investment as growth funds for venture-stage firms with high growth potential, regardless of business field and scale. The company also provides financial support by using networks including those of DBJ, and the solutions of the DBJ Group after arranging to meet needs.

DBJ Capital Headquarter Location

1-9-2, Chiyoda-ku Otemachi Financial City Grand Cube

Tokyo, 100-0004,

Japan

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Cryptocurrency News From Japan: April 5 - April 11 in Review

Apr 12, 2020

GMO Coin unveiled BAT lending, Japan's stay at home order affected crypto businesses, and more headlined news from Japan this past week. GMO Coin unveiled BAT lending, Japan's stay at home order affected crypto businesses, and more headlined news from Japan this past week. 668 Total views News This week’s headlines from Japan included GMO Coin unveiling Basic Attention Token (BAT) lending, Nitori using blockchain for furniture logistics, blockchain solution outfit, Ginco, receiving funding from DBJ Capital, Japan's stay at home order impacting crypto businesses, and a representative from the Japan Restoration Association questioning crypto taxes. Check out some of this week’s crypto and blockchain headlines, originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan . GMO Coin exchange announces BAT lending In an April 10 statement, Japanese crypto exchange, GMO Coin,  unveiled lending features for Brave Browser's Basic Attention Token (BAT). The new capability means customers can lend their BAT to other users and gain associated interest. Customers can offer between 5,000 and 150,000 BAT up for others to borrow, for periods of six months, three months, and one month, each with varying amounts of interest. Nitori combines blockchain and furniture  Japanese furniture outfit, Nitori, plans for a blockchain-based logistics system launch in the latter half of 2020. Catapulted by a company called Home Logistics, the upcoming operation removes the need for the using old school paper systems. The outfits will apply the new tech to small and mid-sized companies, pertaining to supply chain tracking. Additionally, the furniture company's tech also works in other sectors, including cleaning businesses, according to Home Logistics' CIO. Digital asset wallet builder Ginco garners funds from Bank of Japan Group Development Bank of Japan Group venture capital, or VC, outfit Ginco recently secured "pre-series A funding form DBJ Capital," news outlet PR Times said on April 8. As DBJ Capital's first funding of an entity in blockchain, Ginco comes into the picture as new regulations — the Revised Funds Settlement Law, and the Revised Financial Instruments and Exchange Law — take force on May 1, 2020. Ginco offers a number of blockchain-based concepts, PR Times noted. Japan issues new coronavirus prevention measure, causing crypto companies to slow April 7 yielded an "Emergency Declaration" from Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, for seven regions — Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Osaka, Hyogo and Fukuoka, NHK news said . The declaration urges folks to stay inside, which impacted the work flow of a number of crypto companies, including DeeKallet, Fobi Japan and Coincheck. Japanese figure head questions crypto taxes Japan Restoration Association representative , Hayao Okita, highlighted crypto taxation in a recent Financial Statements Committee meeting. The leader mentioned research that would lead into the assets being taxed in their own category. The present tax scheme, which is comparatively high, may hinder Japanese crypto trading, the representative expressed. Research in the field is needed prior to any changes, however, he added.

DBJ Capital Investments

122 Investments

DBJ Capital has made 122 investments. Their latest investment was in MOSH as part of their Series B on April 4, 2022.

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DBJ Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/19/2022

Series B

MOSH

$6.22M

No

3

3/17/2022

Seed VC - III

Park & Port

$0.67M

Yes

2

2/2/2022

Series B

Kyoto Fusioneering

$11.62M

Yes

8

1/6/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

12/8/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

4/19/2022

3/17/2022

2/2/2022

1/6/2022

12/8/2021

Round

Series B

Seed VC - III

Series B

Series B

Series A

Company

MOSH

Park & Port

Kyoto Fusioneering

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Amount

$6.22M

$0.67M

$11.62M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

3

2

8

10

10

DBJ Capital Portfolio Exits

12 Portfolio Exits

DBJ Capital has 12 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Perseus Proteomics on June 22, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/22/2021

IPO

$99M

3

12/28/2020

IPO

1

12/21/2020

IPO

1

12/18/2019

IPO

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$99M

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10

12/18/2017

IPO

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10

Date

6/22/2021

12/28/2020

12/21/2020

12/18/2019

12/18/2017

Exit

IPO

IPO

IPO

IPO

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

3

1

1

10

10

DBJ Capital Fund History

1 Fund History

DBJ Capital has 1 fund, including DBJ Capital Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

10/31/2010

DBJ Capital Fund

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$48.07M

1

Closing Date

10/31/2010

Fund

DBJ Capital Fund

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Closed

Amount

$48.07M

Sources

1

DBJ Capital Team

6 Team Members

DBJ Capital has 6 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, President, Fumiyuki Kashima.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Fumiyuki Kashima

Chief Executive Officer, President

Current

Akira Ogasawara

Chief Executive Officer, President

Current

Tsuyoshi Kajimura

Managing Director

Current

Shigeyuki Soeda

Managing Director

Current

Ryouma Tsuchida

Managing Director

Current

Name

Fumiyuki Kashima

Akira Ogasawara

Tsuyoshi Kajimura

Shigeyuki Soeda

Ryouma Tsuchida

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer, President

Chief Executive Officer, President

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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