Overview

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Investments
49 Investments in 37 Companies
Exits
1 IPO & 7 Acquisitions
Founders:
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Headquarters:
San Mateo, CA
Funds Raised:
$200M
Description:
Draper Nexus is a VC firm based in Tokyo and Silicon Valley and is part of Draper Venture Network
Website:
http://drapernexus.com
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Investor Details

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Founded:
2011
Aliases:
DFJ JAIC
Type:
Venture Capital that does Seed, Early Stage Venture, and Later Stage Venture Investments
Sectors:
Enterprise Tech, Security, Industrials, Big Data, IoT
Regions:
Japan, United States

VC firm based in Tokyo and Silicon Valley. Primary focus: Enterprise Tech and Hardware/Industrials. We leverage our Corporate LP/industry relationships in Japan, and the global reach of the Draper Venture Network to create a customer development advantage for our portfolio companies. Over the last decade, we have helped several startups in US and Japan expand beyond their traditional borders.

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Sep, 2016¥400M / Venture (Lead)
Jul, 2016$8.5M / Series A
Apr, 2016$12M / Series A
Feb, 2016$25M / Series D
Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / Angel
Nov, 2015$13M / Series A
Oct, 2015$22M / Series B
Oct, 2015$425k / Seed
Sep, 2015$2.74M / Series B
Jul, 2015$42M / Series C
May, 2015$2.5M / Seed
May, 2015undisclosed amount / Venture
May, 2015¥400M / Series C
May, 2015¥300M / Venture
Mar, 2015$55M / Series C
Mar, 2015$5M / Series B
Mar, 2015$1.7M / Convertible Note
Nov, 2014¥310M / Series A
Sep, 2014$2.1M / Series A
Aug, 2014$20M / Series D
Aug, 2014$21M / Series C
Jul, 2014undisclosed amount / Series B
Dec, 2013$15M / Series B
Dec, 2013$5.5M / Series A
Dec, 2013$6M / Series B
Aug, 2013undisclosed amount / Series C
Aug, 2013$2M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2013$5.4M / Series A
Jun, 2013undisclosed amount / Series A
May, 2013$3M / Series A
Apr, 2013$20M / Series C
Apr, 2013$1M / Seed
Apr, 2013undisclosed amount / Series C
Feb, 2013$8M / Series A
Sep, 2012$6.5M / Series A
Jul, 2012$4.9M / Series B
Jun, 2012$6M / Venture
Feb, 2012¥500M / Venture
Jan, 2012$1.2M / Venture
Dec, 2011$615k / Seed

Current Team (12)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Funds (2)

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AnnouncedNameAmount
Unknown DateDraper Nexus Technology Partners LP$50M
May 14, 2015Draper Nexus Technology Partners II LP$150M

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • HQ

    55 East Third Avenue

    San Mateo, CA 94401

    USA

  • Shin Marunouchi Bldg

    Nihon Sosei Village Office 19

    1-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda

    Tokyo, 100-6590

    JPN

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