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RAKUTEN CAPITAL
RAKUTEN CAPITAL

About Rakuten Capital

Rakuten Capital is the corporate venture capital arm of Rakuten, a global leader in internet services headquartered in Tokyo.
Launched in 2014, Rakuten Capital provides investment funding, sector experience and operational support to its portfolio companies from around the world. Globally, Rakuten Capital has invested in more than 60 companies including Lyft, Cabify, Carousell, GoJek and Pinterest.
Rakuten’s broad range of online and off-line services include e-commerce, travel, FinTech, digital contents and communications, as well as credit cards, banking, securities, insurance, electronic money and professional sports.

Transformative Business
Focus on transformative products and technologies especially in the fields of Commerce, Communications, Marketing, Financial Services, Mobility and Healthcare.
Founder Friendly Support
With access to Rakuten’s ecosystem of more than 70 services, global businesses and technology expertise across Asia, Europe and the Americas, Rakuten Capital provides financial, operational and strategic support for founders and entrepreneurs.
Data Friendly Approach
Utilizing consumer and industry data extensively accumulated within Rakuten’s ecosystem, Rakuten Capital explores a truly unique investment strategy with exceptional support to all of its portfolio companies.

Our Funds

Rakuten Ventures

Investing across the IT sector, Rakuten Ventures partners with early and growth-stage startups to build services that can have a lasting impact in an increasingly competitive digital age. Rakuten Ventures combines the objectivity and network of traditional venture funds with the unique access to Rakuten’s global businesses to help portfolio companies unlock the distribution and expertise necessary to stay ahead of the curve.

Fund Size US$ 200 Million (Global)
JPY 10 Billion (Japan)
Sector Information Technology
Stage Early to Growth Stage
Geographic Coverage Global

Rakuten FinTech Fund

Rakuten FinTech Fund invests in disruptive financial services startups across the world. The fund targets investments in innovative financial services businesses that offer attractive return potential. The FinTech Fund leverages Rakuten’s expertise in financial services, including card and payments services, banking, insurance, securities and asset management to help portfolio companies grow and expand into new markets.

Fund Size US $100 Million
Sector Payments, Lending, Asset Management, FX / Remittances, Insurance, Blockchain and other emerging technologies
Stage Early to Mid Stage
Geographic Coverage Global

Rakuten Global EC Fund

Rakuten Global EC Fund invests in e-commerce startups and merchants internationally. The aim of the fund is to create and grow e-commerce businesses together by leveraging data and resources of the Rakuten Ecosystem.

Sector EC (Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Retailers, Marketplace Operators, C2C platforms and more)
Stage Early to Late Stage
Geographic Coverage Global

Rakuten Mobility Investments

Rakuten Mobility Investment focus on disruptive ridesharing startups and mobility platforms across the world. The investment platform targets early to late stage investments in innovative companies that offer attractive return potential.

Sector Mobility
Stage Early to Late Stage
Geographic Coverage Global

Rakuten Strategic Investments

Rakuten Strategic Investment focuses on transformative startups who potentially have game changing technology or products and demonstrate strategic synergies to Rakuten’s global ecosystem. Rakuten Capital commits to provide startups with strategic support to grow further and faster, which could also aid in expanding the Rakuten ecosystem.

Stage Growth Stage
Geographic Coverage Global

TEAM

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NEWS

Rakuten Global EC Fund invests in SEA based budget hotel chain “RedDoorz”.

Rakuten Capital invests in New York based big-data funding platform and advisory “Cyndx”

California-based fintech payment company “Wepay” was acquired by J.P.Morgan.

Rakuten invests in Barcelona-based on-demand delivery service “Glovo”.

Rakuten Ventures invests in Tokyo-based data technology company “from scratch.”

Rakuten FinTech Fund invests in Berlin-based InsurTech company “Simplesurance.”

Rakuten FinTech Fund makes additional investment in London-based fintech SaaS company “Currency Cloud.”

Rakuten FinTech Fund invests in California-based fintech lending company “Upstart.”

Rakuten FinTech Fund invests in Tokyo-based fintech asset management company “Folio.”

CAREERS

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CONTACT

ACCESS

Rakuten Europe S.a.r.l. (Luxembourg)

2, Rue du Fosse
1536 Luxembourg

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Rakuten Crimson House West (USA)

Rakuten Crimson House West 800 Concar Dr.,
San Mateo, California, 94402

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Rakuten Crimson House East(Singapore)

138 Market Street #32-01, CapitaGreen,
Singapore 048946

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Rakuten Crimson House
(Tokyo)

158-0094
Rakuten Crimson House, 1-14-1
Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo

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