FOF/VC  Sozo Ventures




     Office Locations:

855 El Camino Real, Suite 12
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 408-892-3401

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Growth


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology

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    Description:

    Sozo Ventures is a new family of venture capital funds headquartered in Palo Alto and Tokyo, focused on investing in leading information technology companies globally. The firm is partnered with the Kauffman Fellows Program and TrueBridge Capital. In 2013, Sozo raised $18 million for the TrueBridge Fund I. Existing investments include Twitter and Palantir Technologies.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Koichiro Nakamura Managing Director
    Martin Garcia Principal
    Yoshihiko Karita Principal

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      03/20/2018


      Neurotrack


      CA


      $13,700,000


      Series B


      01/17/2018


      Anomali


      CA


      $40,000,000


      Series D


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Anomali
        web link


      Handshake
        web link


      Insightly
        web link


      Neurotrack
        web link


      Pley
        web link


      Revinate
        web link


      ServiceMax
        web link


     

    Recent News:


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