Venture Financing in Japan-2012 Report - Top 30 firms financing results by industry -

2013/03/22 00:00

This report provides the survey on financing activities by private venture firms (including the pre-IPO) to 2012 and status of top 30 funding firms by industry.
The amount of funds in 2012 was drastically declined to 23.6 billion yen about 50% from 47 billion yen in 2011.
Looking at top 30 funding firms by industry, the internet business model firms accounted over 63% in both
the number of firms and the amount of funds. In terms of funding the firms were downsized.
On the other hand, biotech/healthcare and environmental firms continue to drop from their peak in 2007 and 2010, respectively.