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Investments

25

Portfolio Exits

9

About JAIC

JAIC America is a venture capital firm based in the Silicon Valley, focused on early stage investments in the Mobile/Communications, Digital Media, Life Science and Cleantech sectors.The firm is part of Japan Asia Investment Co. (JAIC) group, a venture capital and private equity firm listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange with $1.3 Billion assets under management. JAIC America was established in January 1999 and since then has actively invested in the US.

JAIC Headquarter Location

525 University Ave #210

Palo Alto, California, 94301,

United States

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Noblis Picked as Prime Contractor for JAIC Contract

Jul 23, 2022

Noblis Picked as Prime Contractor for JAIC Contract Glenn Hickok, Noblis Noblis has been named the prime contractor on the 5-year Joint Artificial Intelligence Center Data Readiness for Artificial Intelligence Development Services basic ordering agreement. Under the agreement, which has a $241.6 million ceiling, Noblis will help the Defense Department prepare data for use in AI applications that drive initiatives such as Joint All-Domain Command and Control. “Noblis’ strong record of providing innovative solutions from a position of independence and objectivity helps our government — and nation — operate more effectively and more efficiently,” said Glenn Hickok, vice president for Noblis’ Defense mission area. Combined, the company has extensive experience in collecting, cleaning, transforming and analyzing a broad array of data types. “Our team’s extensive data science experience will ensure that AI will be a force multiplier for increasing accuracy, speed of decision making and mission-focused outcomes,” Hickok said.

JAIC Investments

25 Investments

JAIC has made 25 investments. Their latest investment was in Verimatrix (acquired by INSIDE Secure) as part of their Series E on April 4, 2011.

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JAIC Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/12/2011

Series E

Verimatrix (acquired by INSIDE Secure)

$7.5M

No

1

8/5/2010

Series D

Tudou

$50M

Yes

1

10/20/2009

Series D - II

Intematix

$4M

Yes

8/18/2009

Series B - IV

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$99M

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0

1/23/2009

Series B

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$99M

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0

Date

4/12/2011

8/5/2010

10/20/2009

8/18/2009

1/23/2009

Round

Series E

Series D

Series D - II

Series B - IV

Series B

Company

Verimatrix (acquired by INSIDE Secure)

Tudou

Intematix

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Amount

$7.5M

$50M

$4M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

0

0

JAIC Portfolio Exits

9 Portfolio Exits

JAIC has 9 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was SoundHound on April 28, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

Sources

4/28/2022

Reverse Merger

$99M

8

12/5/2018

Acquired

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$99M

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10

9/23/2016

Acq - Fin

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$99M

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10

7/20/2012

IPO

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$99M

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10

7/6/2012

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

4/28/2022

12/5/2018

9/23/2016

7/20/2012

7/6/2012

Exit

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Acq - Fin

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

8

10

10

10

10

JAIC Team

5 Team Members

JAIC has 5 team members, including current Investment Partner, Kitamura Mitch.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Kitamura Mitch

Investment Partner

Current

Tetsujiro Nakagaki

Investment Partner

Current

Moriyoshi Matsumoto

Japan Asia Investment, and DNX Ventures

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Yoshiki Sasaki

Japan Asia Investment

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Yasuhisa Umezu

President

Former

Name

Kitamura Mitch

Tetsujiro Nakagaki

Moriyoshi Matsumoto

Yoshiki Sasaki

Yasuhisa Umezu

Work History

Japan Asia Investment, and DNX Ventures

Japan Asia Investment

Title

Investment Partner

Investment Partner

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

President

Status

Current

Current

Former

Former

Former

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