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Investments

95

Portfolio Exits

23

Funds

5

About YJ Capital

YJ Capital is the venture capital arm of Yahoo! Japan.On April 1st, 2021, YJ Capital merged with Z Venture Capital.

YJ Capital Headquarters Location

Midtown Tower, 9-7-1 Akasaka Minato-ku

Tokyo, 107-6211,

Japan

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Line Ventures Merges With Yj Capital, Launches $271M Fund – Techcrunch

Apr 1, 2021

by techcrunch.com posted 2hours ago 5 views LINE completed its merger with Yahoo! Japan owner Z Holdings last month, and now the two firm’s venture capital arms have also combined. Z Holdings announced today that its subsidiary, YJ Capital, has merged with LINE Ventures to form Z Venture Capital. The new firm also announced the launch of a 30 billion JPY (about […]

YJ Capital Investments

95 Investments

YJ Capital has made 95 investments. Their latest investment was in Stacked as part of their Series A on August 8, 2022.

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YJ Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/31/2022

Series A

Stacked

$12.9M

Yes

2

12/15/2020

Series B

Monokabu

$4.29M

Yes

3

12/14/2020

Series D

Asoview

$12.53M

No

1

12/8/2020

Series B

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$99M

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10

9/30/2020

Series C

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10

Date

8/31/2022

12/15/2020

12/14/2020

12/8/2020

9/30/2020

Round

Series A

Series B

Series D

Series B

Series C

Company

Stacked

Monokabu

Asoview

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Amount

$12.9M

$4.29M

$12.53M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

3

1

10

10

YJ Capital Portfolio Exits

23 Portfolio Exits

YJ Capital has 23 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was ChatBook on July 29, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

7/29/2022

Acquired

$99M

1

12/22/2021

IPO

$99M

Public

1

11/5/2021

IPO

$99M

Public

2

7/29/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

4/21/2021

IPO

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$99M

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10

Date

7/29/2022

12/22/2021

11/5/2021

7/29/2021

4/21/2021

Exit

Acquired

IPO

IPO

Acquired

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Public

Public

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Sources

1

1

2

10

10

YJ Capital Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

YJ Capital acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Virtusize on June 20, 2018.

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

6/20/2018

Other

$99M

$4.26M

Acq - Fin

3

Date

6/20/2018

Investment Stage

Other

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

$4.26M

Note

Acq - Fin

Sources

3

YJ Capital Fund History

5 Fund Histories

YJ Capital has 5 funds, including YJ3.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

9/30/2018

YJ3

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

1

5/20/2016

YJ Tech Fund

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$99M

10

1/27/2015

YJ Capital Fund II

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$99M

10

9/14/2012

YJ Capital Fund

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$99M

10

YJ IT Fund

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10

Closing Date

9/30/2018

5/20/2016

1/27/2015

9/14/2012

Fund

YJ3

YJ Tech Fund

YJ Capital Fund II

YJ Capital Fund

YJ IT Fund

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

YJ Capital Team

2 Team Members

YJ Capital has 2 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Shinichiro Hori.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Shinichiro Hori

Chief Executive Officer

Current

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Shinichiro Hori

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Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

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Status

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