INCJ – The Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), a unique public-private partnership aimed at promoting innovation and enhancing the value of businesses in Japan, was launched in July 2009.
The INCJ is capitalized at 152 billion yen, with the Japanese government injecting 142 billion yen and 19 private corporations providing an additional 10 billion yen. The government will also provide guarantees up to a total of 1,800 billion yen for INCJ investments, giving INCJ an investment capability of approximately 1,900 billion yen.
UMC CAPITAL – It manages evergreen structure funds and focuses on investment activities in the US, China and Taiwan. It is 100% owned by UMC, a leading global semiconductor foundry and dual-listing on NYSE and TES.
NISSAY CAPITAL – NISSAY CAPITAL Co., Ltd. (NISSAY CAPITAL) was founded in 1991 by Nippon Life Insurance Company, one of the leading intuitional investors in Japan.
NISSAY CAPITAL bases its investment decisions on mid- to long-term strategy, and actively funds a wide range of businesses, from start-ups to companies in later stages of growth.
Furthermore, NISSAY CAPITAL makes investments in a broad range of industries, from informational technology and manufacturing to biochemical, located not only in Japan but worldwide, focusing on each company’s growth potential and competitive promise.
EEI – Energy & Environment Investment, Inc. (EEI) is a Japan based venture capital, investing in innovative technology and services with a focus in the clean technology sector. With core members who have broad hands on start-up experience and industry networks, we aim to provide various value-add to promising venture companies.
DCI – Daiwa Corporate Investment (DCI) was founded in 1982 as a private equity investment firm. DCI has been engaged in VC investments with hands-on support involving venture companies which have cutting-edge technologies or unique business models, and in buy-out investments through MBO or MBI for small and medium-sized enterprises which are facing a generational change of founders or seeking spin-out opportunities, or considering taking their companies private.