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Japanese funding activities in the Nordics

This list has been compiled in collaboration with NordicNinja VC, Copenhagen Capacity, Startup Norway, Nordic 9 and other Nordic stakeholders. Feel free to contact us, if you find information lacking.

 

Last update: 23 September 2020
#YearCountryStartupJapanese stakeholderType
12003SwedenColumbitechMobile Internet CapitalInvestment
22003SwedenipUnpluggedMobile Internet CapitalInvestment
32006FinlandSulakeSoftbankInvestment
42013FinlandSupercellSoftbank, GungHoAcquisition
52015EstoniaPlanetwayMistletoe, Tokusui, Sakura InternetInvestment
62015NorwayFishBrainRecruit HoldingsInvestment
72015EstoniaFits meRakutenAcquisition
82015EstoniaLingvistRakutenInvestment
92016FinlandInkronNagase GroupAcquisition
102016DenmarkMagnetixDentsuAcquisition
112016SwedenSymfoni SoftwareFujitsuAcquisition
122017EstoniaFunderbeamMistletoeInvestment
132017EstoniaJobbaticalMistletoeInvestment
142017DenmarkNodesMonstar LabAcquisition
152017EstoniaTransferwiseMitsui, World Innovation LabInvestment
162017EstoniaXoloMistletoeInvestment
172017FinlandMedfilesWDB HoldingsAcquisition
182017FinlandTeraloopYaskawa ElectricAcquisition
192017SwedenOutfox IntelligenceDentsuAcquisition
202017Finland3rd Eye Studios Oy LtdColoplNextInvestment
212018FinlandBroadbitYaskawa ElectricInvestment
222018SwedenEINS ConsultingNTT DataAcquisition
232018FinlandKIDE Clinical systemsTopconAcquisition
242018EstoniaLift99MistletoeInvestment
252018DenmarkPie SystemDG IncubationInvestment
262018NorwayExabelSandenInvestment
272018FinlandIndoorAtlasYahoo! JapanInvestment
282019DenmarkAddiFabMitsubishi ChemicalInvestment
292019EstoniaBoltNordicNinja VCInvestment
302019DenmarkChainalysisMitsubishi UFJInvestment
312019SwedenEinrideNordicNinja VCInvestment
322019SwedenExegerSoftbankInvestment
332019FinlandFlexoundNordicNinja VCInvestment
342019NorwayGirff AviationDronefund VCInvestment
352019FinlandMaaS GlobalNordicNinja VC, Denso and othersInvestment
362019NorwayNevionSony CorporationInventment
372019NorwayOncolmmunityNECAcquisition
382019EstoniaRealeyesDocomoInvestment
392019FinlandHatch EntertainmentDomoco Investment
402019FinlandSensireYokogawa Investment
412019FinlandCanatu OyDensoInvestment
422019FinlandNightinggale HealthKirin and MitsuiInvestment
432019FinlandCombinosticsNordicNinja VCInvestment
442019DenmarkUnibioMitsubishi CorporationInvestment
452019FinlandMeru HealthIT-Farm CorporationInvestment
462019SwedenInkonovaTerra DroneInvestment
472019SwedenTracklibSony Innovation FundInvestment
482019EstoniaStartship technologiesTDK venturesInvestment
492020DenmarkGrazperYokogawaAcquisition
502020FinlandLogmoreNordicNinja VCInvestment
512020EstoniaVeriff NordicNinja VCInvestment
522020EstoniaCleveron ITOCHUMoU for R&D
532020EstoniaClanbeat MistletoeInvestment
542020EstoniaTera VC ITOCHULimited Partner
552020EstoniaThorgate Ventures III Alesco venturesLimited Partner
562020FinlandVarjoNordicNinja VCInvestment
572020FinlandSensible 4NordicNinja VCInvestment
582020FinlandAttractive.ai Keisuke HondaInvestment
592020SwedenVoiNordicNinja VCInvestment
602020SwedenTracklibSony Innovation FundInvestment
612020DenmarkWARMSony Innovation FundInvestment
622020NorwayBrandpad Thorgate Ventures IIIInvestment