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General Information
DescriptionGlobal Seed-Accelerator


Sunbridge Startups LLP, 6/2011


Tokyo HQ
3rd Floor, Akasaka DS Building, 8-5-26 Akasaka
Tokyo, 1070052, JPN
GVH Osaka
Tower C. 7F, Grand Front Osaka
3-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku
Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-0011, JPN
GVH Silicon Valley
179 Jefferson Dr.
Menlo Park, CA, 94024


CEO & Founder


SunBridge Global Ventures

We support promising entrepreneurs who challenge to develop business globally in IT by providing them seed capital and vital know-how which we cultivated in the investment experiences of the past ten years. SunBridge Global Ventures is a Global Seed Accelerator established in January 2012 as part of the SunBridge Group headquartered in Tokyo.

The SunBridge Group is the premier partner for leading enterprise IT companies to enter the Japan market. Founded by Allen Miner, the founder of Oracle Japan, SunBridge has successfully partnered with, Concur, SilkRoad and many others to build their Japan operations. SunBridge invests directly into startups and through its affiliates SunBridge Global Ventures (seed investor/accelerator in Japan), and SunBridge Partners (early-stage VC in US).

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
GinzaMetrics 12/2013Venture Round1
WHILL 11/2013Seed$1.75M7
MetroWorks 4/2013Venture Round1
Midokura 4/2013Series A$17.3M4
Language Cloud 3/2013Seed$1.16M5
Material Wrld 12/2012Seed$780k2
Peatix 12/2011Seed$615k7



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  2. SunBridge Startups LLP Invests in Language Cloud, the First LMS Developed for Language Teachers and Students ( [edit]
    SunBridge Global Ventures Inc. Invested in Material Wrld, the Fashion Marketplace for Fashionistas in the World SunBridge Startups LLP ( [edit]
    SunBridge StartUps LLP, to Invest in WHILL, who Develops and Sells Next Generation Electrical Personal Mobility ( [edit]
    SunBridge Global Ventures Invested in MetroWorks, a Company Enabling Low Cost High-Quality Crowdsourcing Website Production ( [edit]
  3. Ginzamarkets Raises Funding ( [edit]
  4. Next-gen Japanese wheelchair startup, Whill, closes seed funding with a total of $1,750,000 ( [edit]
  5. SunBridge Global Ventures Invested in MetroWorks, a Company Enabling Low Cost High-Quality Crowdsourcing Website Production ( [edit]
  6. Midokura Scores $17.3M Series A To Ramp Up Its Network Virtualization Offering On A Global Scale ( [edit]
  7. Language Cloud gets investment boost from CyberAgent Ventures ( [edit]
  8. Fashion Marketplace Material Wrld Raises $780K Seed Round Led By Warby Parker, Bonobos Investor Great Oaks VC ( [edit]
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