Our Portfolio Companies
Our Portfolio
Companies

We invest in leading technology companies with an eye
to long-term growth and help them scale if and when ready
in the rapidly expanding Asian markets, starting with Japan.

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  • Airbnb

    Travel & Mobility, Operating in Japan

    World's largest online alternative travel and experiential accommodation provider.

  • AppZen

    Industry/Enterprise Automation

    Artificial Intelligence platform designed to automate manual processes, uncover problems and optimize decision-making for modern finance teams.

  • Aurora

    Travel & Mobility

    Designs and develops the Aurora Driver, which is the hardware, software, and data services that allow vehicles to drive themselves.

  • Bright Machines

    Industry/Enterprise Automation

    Provides automation software designed to assist businesses to meet the growing demands of manufacturing.

  • Chronosphere

    Developer Tools, Data & Analytics

    Provides cloud-native data monitoring tool, providing deep insight into the performance of a company's applications and infrastructure, enabling users to quickly identify and remediate issues.

  • Clearcover

    Fintech/Insurtech

    Online car insurance platform designed to offer the right coverage and improve automobile insurance.

  • Confluent

    Data & Analytics, Operating in Japan

    Confluent offers a new category of data infrastructure that connects applications, systems and data layers of the organization, to enable data streaming.

  • CyCognito

    Cybersecurity, Operating in Japan

    Developer of a cloud-based network security analysis platform designed to discover an organization's security weak spots.

  • Databricks

    Data & Analytics, Operating in Japan

    Databricks offers a data lakehouse so that enterprises have one simple platform to handle all data, analytics, and AI use cases.

  • DataRobot

    Data & Analytics, Operating in Japan

    Provides a platform that enables every organization to take advantage of advance in AI and machine learning.

  • Dremio

    Data & Analytics

    Provides self-service analytics with data warehouse functionality and data lake flexibility.

  • Duo Security

    Cybersecurity

    Internet security services that provides an authentication and mobile security software.

  • Earn

    Fintech/Insurtech

    Application platform intended to offer digital currency services.

  • Edge Delta

    Developer Tools, Data & Analytics

    Developer of an analytics platform designed to offer distributed approach to identify and remediate potential operational and security incidents.

  • Figma

    Collaboration Tools, Operating in Japan

    Developer of a design tool built to help companies brainstorm, design, and build better products from start to finish.

  • Fly.io

    Developer Tools

    Fly.io helps companies and software developers launch and run their applications with low latency speed and affordable prices, through a worldwide network of servers.

  • Forethought

    Industry/Enterprise Automation

    AI-powered customer service tools designed to embed relevant information into the daily workflows of employees proactively.

  • HashiCorp

    Developer Tools, Operating in Japan

    Leader in multi-cloud infrastructure automation software.

  • Imply

    Data & Analytics

    A real-time analytics solution to store, query and visualize event-driven data.

  • Instart

    Developer Tools

    Provider of a content delivery network (“CDN”) designed to accelerate web and mobile application performance.

  • inVision

    Collaboration Tools

    Digital product design platform intended to provide design tools and educational resources to navigate at every stage of the product design process.

  • JFrog

    Developer Tools, Operating in Japan

    Provides an end-to-end universal Developer Operations (DevOps) Platform to achieve Continuous Software Release Management (CSRM).

  • Kin

    Fintech/Insurtech

    Developer of an online insurance platform for personalized and affordable home insurance.

  • Ladder

    Fintech/Insurtech

    Operator of an instant life insurance platform designed to serve financially savvy consumers.

  • Looker

    Data & Analytics, Operating in Japan

    Cloud-based business intelligence and analytics platform that enables businesses to extract real value from data at scale.

  • Marqeta

    Fintech/Insurtech

    Card-issuing platform that offers the infrastructure and tools necessary to offer digital, physical, and tokenized payment options without the need for a traditional bank.

  • MX

    Fintech/Insurtech

    Infrastructure and software company focused on financial institutions that enables organizations to integrate, aggregate, cleanse, analyze and act on their consumer data in a regulated environment.

  • Netskope

    Cybersecurity, Operating in Japan

    Developer of a cloud security platform designed to provide visibility and real-time data and threat protection while accessing cloud services, websites, and private applications.

  • Nile

    Other

    Networking-as-a-Service (NaaS) pioneer delivering enterprise-grade wired and wireless networking, globally.

  • Nova Credit

    Fintech/Insurtech

    Unlocks financial access for global immigrants and thin-to-no-file credit applicants, enabling a more fair and inclusive financial system

  • OneConcern

    Industry/Enterprise Automation, Operating in Japan

    Platform combining disaster science with machine learning for better decision-making.

  • Orbital Insight

    Industry/Enterprise Automation, Operating in Japan

    Developer of a geospatial analytics platform intended to offer a clear understanding of societal and economic trends.

  • Otter.ai

    Industry/Enterprise Automation, Collaboration Tools

    AI- powered voice transcription service.

  • Paradox

    Industry/Enterprise Automation

    Leading conversational recruiting software.

  • Pendo

    Data & Analytics, Operating in Japan

    Provides a customer engagement analytics platform designed to optimize customer experience.

  • Pilot

    Fintech/Insurtech

    Financial platform designed for bookkeeping and tax preparation services.

  • Pindrop Security

    Cybersecurity

    Establishes the standard for identity, security and intelligence for voice interactions, protecting some of the world’s biggest banks, insurers and retailers.

  • Sakana AI

    Data & Analytics

    A new kind of foundation model built using the principles of complex adaptive systems.

  • Sisu Data

    Data & Analytics

    Sisu Decision Intelligence Engine offers AI/ML-powered automated analytics to deliver fast, comprehensive, and actionable insights on cloud-scale data.

  • Snap

    Other

    One of the leading social networking applications.

  • Synk Security

    Developer Tools, Cybersecurity, Operating in Japan

    Developer of security analysis tools designed to identify open-source vulnerabilities as well as vulnerabilities in static code bases.

  • SourceGraph

    Developer Tools

    A universal code search platform / engine that empowers its users (enterprise developers) to explore, navigate, and quickly understand all their code.

  • Tanium

    Cybersecurity, Operating in Japan

    A provider of an endpoint security platform for computer networks.

  • ThoughtSpot

    Data & Analytics, Operating in Japan

    Enterprise analytics platform designed to easily analyze complex, large-scale enterprise data with an automatic, relational search engine.

  • Traceable

    Cybersecurity

    Context-aware API security platform protecting the full API lifecycle across all environments.

  • Transmit Security

    Cybersecurity, Operating in Japan

    Operator of an identity platform that allows for password-less authentication via face detection and provides services like identity policy management and password-less workforce authentication.

  • TRM Labs

    Fintech/Insurtech

    Developer of a regulatory technology platform designed to address compliance for digital assets.

  • Uber

    Travel & Mobility, Operating in Japan

    On-demand technology platform for transportation and food delivery.

  • UiPath

    Industry/Enterprise Automation, Operating in Japan

    UiPath offers an end-to-end platform for automation, combining leading robotic process automation solutions with value-add capabilities.

  • Vercel

    Developer Tools, Operating in Japan

    Cloud-based workflow platform that optimizes the entire development and deployment experience for front-end teams in a way that revolutionizes website development and performance.

  • Viz.ai

    Industry/Enterprise Automation

    Developer of an AI-enabled intelligent care coordination platform for hospitals and life science companies that aligns multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Workato

    Industry/Enterprise Automation, Operating in Japan

    An integration platform as a service (iPaaS) provider specializing in simplifying application integration, API development and integration operations in order to automate business operations.

Insights & Perspectives
Insights &
Perspectives

Key Learnings for Open Source Companies Pursuing Japan

Divya explores how U.S. tech companies can capitalize on the momentum of their open source solutions in Japan.

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The Sun Rises Again: The New Opportunities for Founders and Investors Entering Japan

Japan is poised to become a bright spot as a market for DX and in its own right as a dynamic venture capital and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Jon Rezneck explores how innovations forced by Covid, the Kishida government’s investments in their Startup Development Five-year Plan, and developments in GenAI have propelled this transition opening opportunities for founders and investors alike. 

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Succeeding in Japan: Japan Entry GTM

In this installment of the “Succeeding in Japan” series, Marcus finally dives into the details of building a Japan entry GTM strategy. While this is by no means a comprehensive document, it’s meant to function as a useful guide for companies embarking on their Japan journey.

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