Overview

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Venture Capital Arm of
Investments
245 Investments in 169 Companies
Headquarters:
Tokyo, Tokyo
Funds Raised:
$523M
Categories:
Biotechnology, SaaS, Mobile
Description:
SoftBank Capital is a multi-stage venture capital fund that partners with entrepreneurs building disruptive enduring businesses.
Website:
http://www.softbank.com
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Investor Details

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SoftBank Capital provides venture funding and strategic support to exceptional entrepreneurs building disruptive enduring businesses. They are a small team of experienced entrepreneurs and investors who take an "active" approach to helping their companies reach their full potential. They manage $600 million across three funds and invest across a company’s lifecycle, from early to growth stages.

Through their close ties to a number of Asia’s leading mobile, internet and technology companies – including strategic partners SoftBank Corp, Yahoo! Japan and Alibaba Group – SoftBank Capital offers unique expertise to businesses seeking to address the Asian market. Since 1995, SoftBank Capital has partnered with internet pioneers such as Criteo, Gilt Groupe, OMGPOP (Zynga), betaworks, BuzzFeed, Buddy Media (Salesforce.com), Huffington Post (AOL), Associated Content (Yahoo!), Danger (Microsoft), Geocities (Yahoo!), E*Trade and Yahoo!.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Sep, 2016$750M / Series F (Lead)
Aug, 2016$56M / Venture
Jul, 2016$4M / Seed
Apr, 2016$16M / Series B
Apr, 2016$23M / Series B
Mar, 2016$24M / Series B and
Feb, 2016$9.2M / Series A (Lead)
Nov, 2015undisclosed amount / Series A and
Nov, 2015$11.5M / Series B
Oct, 2015$1.5M / Seed
Oct, 2015$3M / Seed (Lead)
Oct, 2015$3M / Seed
Oct, 2015$15M / Series B
Oct, 2015$20.72M / Series B
Jun, 2015$11.5M / Series A
May, 2015$30M / Series C
Apr, 2015$6.18M / Venture
Apr, 2015$18M / Series C (Lead)
Apr, 2015$6M / Series A and
Mar, 2015$7.32M / Series B
Jan, 2015$20M / Series C
Jan, 2015$2.52M / Series A
Jan, 2015$15M / Series D
Jan, 2015$9.2M / Series A
Jan, 2015$13M / Series B
Dec, 2014$6M / Series C
Dec, 2014$7M / Venture (Lead)
Dec, 2014$250M / Series D (Lead)
Dec, 2014$5M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2014$100M / Venture (Lead)
Nov, 2014$50M / Series D (Lead)
Nov, 2014$3.5M / Series A
Oct, 2014$210M / Series D (Lead)
Oct, 2014$7M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2014$250M / Private Equity (Lead)
Sep, 2014$6M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2014$13.5M / Series A
Sep, 2014$4.68M / Series A
Sep, 2014$50M / Series D
Aug, 2014$6.58M / Series A

Current Team (14)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Funds (5)

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AnnouncedNameAmount
Unknown DateEarly-Stage Technology Fund '10$100M
Sep 8, 2014SoftBank Capital Fund 14$100M
Unknown DateYahoo! Japan Fund$20M
Unknown DateInvest in NYC-based Startups$53M
Unknown DateSoftBank PrinceVille Investments$250M

Offices/Locations (3)

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  • Headquarters

    1-9-1 Higashi-shimbashi

    Minato-ku

    Tokyo, Tokyo 105-7303

    Japan

  • Massachusetts Office

    38 Glen Ave

    Newton, MA 02459

    USA

  • New York Office

    130 West 25th Street

    8th Floor

    New York, New York 10001

    United States

Past Team (19)

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