Tokyo Based GREE Ventures Raises $37 million; Plans To Invest In India, Japan, Southeast Asia

GREE Ventures (“GV”), a Tokyo-based venture capital firm, announced the first close of its new AT-II Investment Limited Partnership Fund (“AT-II”) with approximately $37 million in committed capital from investors including leading Japanese companies and financial institutions.

GV expects its second closing with approximately $60 million by the end of this year.

As with AT-I (GV’s previous fund), AT-II continues to invest in startups at early and seed stage in the internet sector as a lead investor. Geographically, AT-II is starting to seek investment opportunities in India in addition to Japan and Southeast Asia. The investment size will be between $300,000 to $2 million per company.

GV has made over 30 investments in startups across Japan and Southeast Asia;since its inception.

GV plans to invest in the broader internet and mobile sector, in companies with the potential to scale across the region.

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