JAFCO Asia

JAFCO Asia

JAFCO Asia is a venture capital firm for technology related companies and investors.

Since its establishment in 1990, JAFCO Asia has grown to become a brand in the venture capital industry in the Asia Pacific region. Currently, JAFCO Asia has offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul and Beijing.

Since the new millennium, JAFCO Asia has shifted its focus entirely to technology related investments and is now a venture capital technology investor in the region. They believe that their existing portfolio in the Asia Pacific region and the worldwide business network offer their portfolio companies significant potential for partnerships.

JAFCO Asia has $1.8 billion funds under management.

Investment

JAFCO Asia's investments include Piggy Ride, Ritase, AnyMind Group, Black Fish, Quoine, PepperTap, Appier, Teabox, Quantum Biosystems and SN Mobile Technology.

Their exited investments include Virtusa, gumi, Unmetric, Sesen Bio, Inc., eHi Car Rental, Bubbly, Sungy Mobile, Gunosy, ChinaCache, Tudou, Altran and Sinosun Technology.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Intel

American multinational corporation that manufactures semiconductor chips

Inkling is a company that develops a mobile learning enablement platform for businesses.

DHgate is an e-commerce company.

AnyMind Group provides industries with a suite of technology solutions to enable businesses to drive efficiency and scale.

Unmetric is a social media company founded by Lakshmanan (Lux) Narayan.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
JAFCO Technology Partners V, L.P.
300,000,000
99,000,000
May 24, 2012
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People

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Murli Ravi

Employee

Takuma Narasaki

Employee

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