• Investor
  • Tokyo , Japan
  • Founded 2000
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Short Description

Venture Investment for the founders, by the founders.

Products & Services

Tokyo Founders Fund |

Tokyo Founders Fund is a group of 8 Japanese Founders who have either sold or IPO'ed their companies. We fund Pre-Seed and Seed stage companies and strive to become a hub for startups in Japan and around the world.

Featured Team

Name Bio Contact
Kiyo Kobayashi CEO & Founder @chanoma / Founder of @tokyo-founders-fund / Previously Founder @nobot (Acquired)


Yo Shibata Founded Spotlight (sold to Rakuten). Founded Codestart (sold to IMJ). Founded 2 other companies. Co-founded angel investment fund Tokyo Founders Fund.


Yusuke Sato Founder of @freakout-inc (IPO 24 Jun, 2014)  BoD of IGNIS Ltd. (IPO 14 Jul, 2014) Founder of @tokyo-founders-fund


Kensuke Furukawa Founder


Nobuhiro Ariyasu Founder


Yusuke Asakura Founder


Joint Investors

Invested before Tokyo Founders Fund
Investor Companies
Strong Ventures 1
Invested with Tokyo Founders Fund
Investor Companies
Hardy Farm Ventures 1
The Ventures 1
500 Startups 1
Strong Ventures 1

Portfolio Companies

Company Name Description Investment Date Total Funding Raised Country
beSUCCESS A fully inter-connected entrepreneurial community August, 2016 South Korea