Table of Contents
- 1 Arum and Tiafoe are newly ranked in 1st and 3rd place, respectively.
- 2 13 companies with cumulative fundraising exceeding 10 billion yen
- 3 Pickup News from Ranked Companies
- 4 Applications for "STARTUP DB ENTERPRISE" participating partner companies are now being accepted.
- 5 Survey Summary
- 6 About STARTUP DB (Startup Database)
- 7 About Four Startups, Inc.
Arum and Tiafoe are newly ranked in 1st and 3rd place, respectively.
Newly ranked companies in the domestic startup funding ranking for January-July 2022 include Arum, which ranked first, Tearfour, and AnyMind Group, for a total of three companies.
Newly ranked in first place, Arum offers "Join", a communication application for medical professionals. Join" enables real-time communication between medical professionals through a combination of mobile and cloud computing, and can also share necessary medical information by linking with PACS (medical image management system) and other systems. In July 2022, the company raised 24.7 billion yen through a third-party allocation of new shares with DeNA and Seibu Realty Solutions as the underwriters. The company plans to accelerate DX in the medical and nursing care field by developing new solutions specialized in telemedicine, and to expand and grow its business in Japan and overseas with the aim of further global expansion.
Newly ranked in third place, Tearfour offers "Autoware," open source software for automated driving systems. Autoware" is an automated driving system jointly developed with Nagoya University, Nagasaki University, and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, and has already been adopted by more than 200 companies in Japan and abroad. In July 2022, the company raised 12.1 billion yen through a third-party allocation of new shares in a Series B round of financing with SOMPO Holdings, Yamaha Motor, and Bridgestone as the underwriters. Going forward, the company plans to provide reference designs for automated driving functions and promote development projects totaling 40 billion yen using GI funds.
AnyMind Group, a new entry at No. 18, offers a wide range of services in Japan and other Asian countries, including marketing solutions, D2C brands, entertainment, and HR. The company's initial listing on the TSE Mothers market was approved on February 22, 2022, but was postponed on March 11, 2022.
In July 2022, the company raised a total of 5 billion yen through an overdraft facility of 1 billion yen from Mizuho Bank, and third-party allotment of new shares to JIC Venture Growth Fund No.1 Investment Limited Partnership, JP Investment No.1 Investment Limited Partnership, Proto Ventures No.2 Investment Limited Partnership, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital No.7 Investment Limited Partnership, and Japan Growth Capital. The company raised a total of 5 billion yen through a third-party allotment of new shares to JIC Venture Growth Fund No.1 Investment Limited Partnership, JP Investment No.1 Investment Limited Partnership, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital No.7 Investment Business Limited Partnership, and Japan Growth Capital. The funds raised will be used for growth investment in existing businesses and for future M&A.
13 companies with cumulative fundraising exceeding 10 billion yen
Of the companies ranked in the top 20, 13 companies have raised more than 10 billion yen in cumulative funding, an increase of three from last month.
The 13 companies are Arum, Legal Force, Tear Four, Spiber, Softbank Robotics Group, Clean Energy Connect, Synspective, Terra Drone, AI Medical Services, Rapyuta Robotics, UPSIDER, and Kyash, AnyMind Group.
As of August 9, 2022, the median amount of funds raised in July 2022 was approximately 259.96 million yen, the average was approximately 832.44 million yen, and the total amount of funds raised was approximately 82,411.8 million yen. (Including some financing through loans and bonds)
Pickup News from Ranked Companies
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AI Medical Services
AI Medical Services establishes a local subsidiary in Singapore (2022/07/12)
Laputa Robotics and Toyo Kanetsu Sign Partnership Agreement (07/27/2022)
jinjer, a provider of cloud services for back office, begins collaboration with Tsunag Group HC (2022/07/22)
Applications for "STARTUP DB ENTERPRISE" participating partner companies are now being accepted.
What is "STARTUP DB ENTERPRISE"?
This function supports the creation of alliance opportunities between ecosystem builders such as business companies and investors in the startup ecosystem, domestic startups, and their respective trusted partners. In addition, the "STARTUP DB," an information platform specialized for growth industries, can be used with various upgraded functions.
Title:Ranking of domestic startups by funding amount
Survey period: January 1, 2022 to July 31, 2022 (as of August 9, 2022)
Report article: STARTUP DB (Japanese only)https://startup-db.com/magazine/category/research/funding-ranking-202207)
Research organization (survey entity): In-house survey: FourStartups, Inc.
Target: Information in the registry, press releases, and news information obtained by our service "STARTUP DB".
Number of valid responses (sample size): 13,000 companies
Survey method (tabulation method, calculation method): Data within the period was tabulated.
*The information is calculated as a reference value based on the information in the registry book obtained by our company. However, our company does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of this information, and is not liable for any damages incurred based on this information.
About STARTUP DB (Startup Database)
It is one of Japan's largest information platforms specializing in the growth industry domain. The corporate database holds information on more than 13,000 Japanese venture and startup companies, and has released interview content with a cumulative total of more than 100 entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem builders.
An English version of the site has been released on June 24, 2019. In addition, we have linked our data with Crunchbase, one of the world's largest venture company databases, to bring information on Japanese companies to professionals overseas, thereby contributing to the development of the growth industry domain market in Japan.
About Four Startups, Inc.
Four Startups is a company with a mission "to be at the center of evolution (together)", and under the vision of "for Startups", we promote a growth industry support business centered on startup support and career change support, including the Internet/IoT sector and real business domains such as deep tech. We are promoting a growth industry support business centered on startup support and job search support in the Internet/IoT sector and other real business domains such as deep tech.
We are also engaged in strategic financial support for startups and venture companies in cooperation with Japan's leading venture capital firms, the operation of the "STARTUP DB," an information platform specializing in growth industries, and the strengthening of industrial ecosystems through co-creation models with large companies and government agencies. We are also working to strengthen the industrial ecosystem through co-creation models with large companies and government agencies.
|name of company||Four Start Ups, Inc.|
|Establishment||September 1, 2016|
|Location||Izumi Garden Tower 36F, 1-6-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo|
|representative||Representative Director and President Yuichiro Shimizu|
|Business Overview||Growth Industry Support Business|
|uniform resouce locator||https://forstartups.com/|