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5F Sumitomo Fudosan Kojimachi Bldg.
5-1 Niban-cho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo, 102-0084, JPN


Managing Partner
Partner/Chief Strategy Officer
Representative partners, Globis President
Senior Associate
Investment Team
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Globis Capital Partners

Globis Capital Partners (GCP) is one of Japan’s leading venture capital firms. With its unique combination of local business presence through Globis Group and the experience of Western VC experience, GCP has set new VC standards in Japan, with hands-on, and in-depth industry expertise.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Catarizm 4/2014Venture Round$2M2
Mercari 3/2014Series B$14.1M4
Viibar 2/2014Venture Round$3M2
Itandi 11/2013Venture Round$3M3
Pixta 11/2013Seed$700k1
SmartNews, Inc. 8/2013Venture Round$4.2M1
Nanapi 7/2013Seed$2.7M1
lancers 5/2013Seed$2.9M3
Quipper 5/2012Series A£2.3M2
Phyzios 12/2010Series B¥225M3
ZettaCore 5/2009Venture Round$21M5
Bplats 6/2008Series A$2.16M3
Nozomi Photonics 8/2005Series C$8M3



  1. Japanese tours and activities service Catarizm raises $2 million ( [edit]
  2. Japanese mobile flea market app Mercari raises $14 million, will expand to US market ( [edit]
  3. Japanese crowdsourcing platform for video production raises $3M ( [edit]
  4. Real Estate Support Service, Itandi Raises 300M Yen From Globis and Nissay Capital / Cnet Japan ( [edit]
  5. Stock Photos Service, PIXTA Raises 70M Yen / Cnet Japan ( [edit]
  6. Japanese news curation startup raises $4.2 million ( [edit]
  7. Japanese lifehack sharing site Nanapi raises $2.7 million ( [edit]
  8. Japanese crowdsourcing marketplace Lancers raises $2.9 million ( [edit]
  9. Quipper Raises $3.6M For Its Fun Take On E-Learning ( [edit]
  10. Phyzios Secures $5.6M Series B Funding ( [edit]
  11. ZettaCore raises $21 million for nanotech-based chip memory ( [edit]
  12. Article : CNET Japan ( [edit]
  13. Nozomi Secures $8M Round ( [edit]
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