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Investments

62

Portfolio Exits

16

Funds

1

Partners & Customers

10

About Digital Garage

Digital Garage (TYO: 4819) operates as a context company in Japan and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Financial Technology, Marketing Technology, Incubation Technology, and Long-term Incubation.

Digital Garage Headquarter Location

3-5-7 Ebisu Minami, Shibuya-Ku

Tokyo, 150-0022,

Japan

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Latest Digital Garage News

Volkswagen Announces New NFT Collections After a Historic First Edition Sold Out in Less Than Seven Hours

Apr 26, 2022

Share The NFT market has been gaining more and more attention from the public and more investments from brands of various segments. A market that has moved over US$ 17 billion throughout 2021, it has been one of the best ways to revolutionize consumer relations and offer exclusive and unique experiences for them. And Volkswagen, one of the largest automakers globally, has proven in its successful business strategy that non-fungible tokens are an excellent path for generating new markets and business with the Digital Garage VW launch. The Digital Garage VW brings exclusive digital content via collectible packs of Volkswagen cars, iconic models, classics, and so-called concept cars. With this innovation and new format of interaction, fans of the automotive market can collect, store, exchange, and sell the items – literally creating a digital garage. The sold-out first edition started with two collections, GT Collection and Pen&Paper. Six hundred packs were created at the launch, and they sold in just a few hours on Latin America’s first sustainable NFT platform designed by One Percent, which offsets the carbon footprint generated in the “minting” of each token. “We believe that NFT is ceasing to be a myth to the public, as it is gaining more visibility and robustness in the market. And the possibility of acquiring NFTs by credit card, pix, and cryptocurrency also contributed to the success of the action,” says Vanin. The success made Volkswagen and OnePercent anticipate the launch of a new collection this Friday (22). The new collection, named Blackout, brings even more novelties and an exclusive design. Translated into a technique that interprets the cars by highlighting their sportiest features, the blackout collection seeks to abstract the lines that reinforce the performance vocation of the models with very free strokes that communicate the sporty message of each vehicle represented. Classic and contemporary models, such as Polo, Pointer, Apollo, and Gol, in sporty versions such as GT, GLS, GTI, and GTS. The blackout language, which proposes an inversion of colors similar to the negative of a photograph, represents the white pencil on black paper and carries the items of a bold and modern message. The next step of the Digital Garage VW platform will be to make available the option to buy even more rare and collectible items through auctions in which registered users can bid, and at the end of the auction period, the highest bidder wins. “This option will bring even more advantages to car lovers because it allows acquiring exclusive and unique items,” adds Vanin.

Digital Garage Investments

62 Investments

Digital Garage has made 62 investments. Their latest investment was in PitPa as part of their Seed VC on February 2, 2022.

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Digital Garage Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

2/15/2022

Seed VC

PitPa

$2.16M

Yes

2

12/23/2021

Corporate Minority - P2P

Toshiba TEC

$11.8M

Yes

2

12/7/2021

Series A - II

Limbix

$15M

Yes

13

1/13/2021

Series C

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$99M

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10

10/7/2020

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

2/15/2022

12/23/2021

12/7/2021

1/13/2021

10/7/2020

Round

Seed VC

Corporate Minority - P2P

Series A - II

Series C

Series A

Company

PitPa

Toshiba TEC

Limbix

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Amount

$2.16M

$11.8M

$15M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

2

13

10

10

Digital Garage Portfolio Exits

16 Portfolio Exits

Digital Garage has 16 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Warung Pintar on January 26, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/26/2022

Acquired

$99M

1

8/24/2020

Acquired

$99M

2

2/21/2020

Acquired

$99M

1

2/7/2019

Acquired

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$99M

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10

8/30/2018

IPO

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$99M

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10

Date

1/26/2022

8/24/2020

2/21/2020

2/7/2019

8/30/2018

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

2

1

10

10

Digital Garage Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

Digital Garage acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Photozou on April 09, 2012.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

4/9/2012

$99M

Acquired Unit

2

Date

4/9/2012

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acquired Unit

Sources

2

Digital Garage Fund History

1 Fund History

Digital Garage has 1 fund, including DG Lab Fund I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

7/22/2016

DG Lab Fund I

1

Closing Date

7/22/2016

Fund

DG Lab Fund I

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

1

Digital Garage Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Digital Garage has 10 strategic partners and customers. Digital Garage recently partnered with Fortanix on May 5, 2020.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

5/18/2020

Vendor

United States

Fortanix Enclave Manager Enables Apps to Run in Secure Enclaves on Microsoft Azure Confidential Computing Infrastructure. Digital Garage Develops Secure Personal Data Service Using Fortanix on Microsoft Azure Confidential Computing Infrastructure.

`` As part of Information Bank activities in Japan , Digital Garage , Inc. is building a personal data service for Japanese consumers that provides secure storage and gives users privacy controls over their confidential data such as financial information , health records , and more , '' said Takao Takenouchi , CTO , DG Lab Security Team , Digital Garage , Inc. `` We chose Fortanix running on Microsoft Azure confidential computing infrastructure to provide end-to-end encryption across our users ' data while in storage , in transit over the network , and while in use so that we can ensure that each user 's data is accessible only when they are viewing it in Japan . ''

1

1/21/2019

Partner

Canada

1

2/4/2017

Partner

Canada

Blockstream, Digital Garage Team Up to Foster Blockchain in Japan

Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream has expanded its strategic partnership with Japanese IT firm Digital Garage .

6

9/15/2015

Partner

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10

2/26/2013

Vendor

United States

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10

Date

5/18/2020

1/21/2019

2/4/2017

9/15/2015

2/26/2013

Type

Vendor

Partner

Partner

Partner

Vendor

Business Partner

Country

United States

Canada

Canada

United States

News Snippet

Fortanix Enclave Manager Enables Apps to Run in Secure Enclaves on Microsoft Azure Confidential Computing Infrastructure. Digital Garage Develops Secure Personal Data Service Using Fortanix on Microsoft Azure Confidential Computing Infrastructure.

`` As part of Information Bank activities in Japan , Digital Garage , Inc. is building a personal data service for Japanese consumers that provides secure storage and gives users privacy controls over their confidential data such as financial information , health records , and more , '' said Takao Takenouchi , CTO , DG Lab Security Team , Digital Garage , Inc. `` We chose Fortanix running on Microsoft Azure confidential computing infrastructure to provide end-to-end encryption across our users ' data while in storage , in transit over the network , and while in use so that we can ensure that each user 's data is accessible only when they are viewing it in Japan . ''

Blockstream, Digital Garage Team Up to Foster Blockchain in Japan

Bitcoin infrastructure company Blockstream has expanded its strategic partnership with Japanese IT firm Digital Garage .

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Digital Garage Team

3 Team Members

Digital Garage has 3 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, President, Kaoru Hayashi.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Kaoru Hayashi

Chief Executive Officer, President

Current

Terrence Giang

Managing Partner

Current

Joichi Ito

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Name

Kaoru Hayashi

Terrence Giang

Joichi Ito

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer, President

Managing Partner

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

Current

Former

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