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31VENTURES also support startups in terms of finance which is indispensable for their
growth by investing through funds. Furthermore, we make investment in startups in
various stages through business support and fund investment. Direct investment by
Mitsui Fudosan is also carried out for startups mainly in their later stage with stronger
business synergy to pursue co-creation of new businesses.

31VENTURES Global
Innovation Fund

31VENTURES Global Innovation Fund is a corporate venture capital fund formed by Mitsui Fudosan and Global Brain Corporation (Global Brain) in order to realize effective use of Mitsui Fudosan Group’s assets and networks and speedy investments.
Based on Mitsui Fudosan’s broad trading sphere and diverse business fields as well as Global Brain’s abundant support experience, we aim for faster business expansion by supporting startups from the medium- to long-term by providing hands-on support that does not end with simple investment.

Investment
Policy
Companies that satisfy the following conditions in terms of co-creation which includes creation of new businesses by fully utilizing Mitsui Fudosan Group’s assets:
(1) Marketability (2) Creativity (3) Profitability (4) Synergy (5) Credibility
Targeted stage
From the seed stage to the middle stage centering on the early stage

Fund Overview

Name 31VENTURES Global Innovation Fund I
Fund Manager Global Brain Corporation
Fund Size JPY5 billion
Fund Term 10 years
Targeted
stage
From the seed stage to the mitdle stage centering on the early stage
Covered
Regions
Japan, the United States, Europe, Israel, and Asian Countries
  • Name
    31VENTURES Global Innovation Fund I
  • Fund Manager
    Global Brain Corporation
  • Fund Size
    JPY5 billion
  • Fund Term
    10 years
  • Targeted stage
    From the seed stage to the middle stage centering on the early stage
  • Covered Regions
    Japan, the United States, Europe, Israel, and Asian Countries

Focused investment sectors

  • PropTech
  • IoT
  • Cyber Security
  • Sharing Economy
  • E-commerce
  • FinTech
  • Energy and GreenTech
  • Robotics
  • AI and Big Data
  • Healthcare

31VENTURES
-Global Brain – Growth I Project

This corporate venture capital project is one-of-a-kind in that it focuses on growth-stage startups
The target verticals are PropTech, IoT, Cyber Security, E-commerce, FinTech, Robotics, and AI.
Mitsui Fudosan will offer hands-on supports to the invested startups such as supports of executive and key employee search,
adaptations to properties of Mitsui Fudosan’s under management, and connections with Japan’s leading companies.

Project Overview

Project name 31VENTURES
– Global Brain – Growth I Project
Operators Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. and
Global Brain Corporation
Project size JPY 30 billion
Operation term 10 years
Investment target Growth-stage startups, etc.

Focused investment sectors

  • PropTech
  • IoT
  • Cyber Security
  • Sharing Economy
  • E-commerce
  • FinTech
  • Energy and GreenTech
  • Robotics
  • AI and Big Data
  • Healthcare

Direct Investment

With an aim for forming a business partnership, we also make direct investment in high potential startups mainly during their later stages to have strong synergy with Mitsui Fudosan’s business fields and to contribute to the co-creation of new industries.

Strategic investments in outside funds

We also make strategic investments in outside funds in Japan and abroad with strength in business fields that have high expertise and strong growth potential.