Founded in 1973, JAFCO Co., Ltd. is a Tokyo-based, publicly traded
venture capital firm with nearly $1.7billion in assets. Over the
last three decades, JAFCO Co., Ltd. has managed over 85 investment
funds worldwide through its offices in Japan, China, South Korea,
Singapore, Taiwan, North America and other parts of the world.
In support of its investment activities, JAFCO Co., Ltd. has established
a seasoned team of business development professionals who are dedicated
to helping portfolio companies forge significant revenue opportunities
throughout Asia. Leveraging its strong value-added orientation,
JAFCO Co., Ltd. has made investments in over 3,300 emerging companies,
with approximately 800 of these ventures becoming publicly traded
JAFCO Co., Ltd. has proved its venture capital model in the
United States, with a track record of great performance, many
notable success stores and the spinout of two independent funds
(Worldview Technology Partners and Globespan Capital Partners).
JAFCO Co., Ltd. continues its investment commitment to the US
with the formation of JAFCO Ventures in 2003.