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[STARTUP DB] Survey Results Domestic Startup Funding Amount Ranking (January-September 2022)
3 companies newly ranked, Andpad raises 12.2 billion yen
3 companies newly ranked, Andpad raises 12.2 billion yen
SkyDrive, Astroscale Holdings, and Ubie have newly entered the domestic startup funding ranking for January-September 2022. In addition, Andpad, which was ranked 13th in last month’s ranking, announced a funding of 12.2 billion yen, moving up to 3rd place. SkyDrive, which develops flying cars, raised 9.6 billion yen in September 2022 through a third-party allocation of shares and bank loans. SCSK, Kansai Electric Power, Kintetsu Group Holdings, Suzuki, Sompo Japan Insurance, Tokio Marine Holdings, Toyoda Iron Works, Nippon Kayaku, NHK Spring, Pegasus Tech Ventures, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, A total of 13 companies, MUFG Bank and Resona Group, participated. The company is currently developing a 2-seater aircraft “SkyDrive type SD-05 type” (“05”) with the aim of realizing an air taxi service in the Osaka Bay area at the time of the Osaka Kansai Expo in 2025. .
Astroscale Holdings, which develops space debris (space debris) removal services with the aim of ensuring the safe navigation of spacecraft, signed a loan agreement of 5 billion yen with MUFG Bank, newly ranked 15th. In addition, the procurement amount from January to September 2022 was 5.83 billion yen, including other procurements confirmed from the registry. In the future, we plan to accelerate development through this financing agreement in response to the increasing demand for our services as awareness of space
Ubie is a startup that operates a high-performance medical
questionnaire app “AI medical questionnaire Ubie” with AI medical questionnaire service and medical examination support function. We confirmed the funding from the register, and the amount raised from January to September was 5.46 billion yen.
In September 2022, Andpad, which provides the cloud-based construction project management service “ANDPAD”, raised a total of 12.2 billion yen in the Series D round. The funding will be led by Minerva Growth Partners, with US institutional investors T. Rowe Price, GLOBIS CAPITAL PARTNERS, DNX Ventures, Japan Coinbest, Development Bank of Japan, Four Startups, MUFG Bank, Ltd. The Shoko Chukin Bank
participated. Positioning the basic policy regarding this procurement and future strategic investment areas as the “ANDPAD Second Act”, we are promoting six strategic investments and aiming to solve issues facing the construction industry as a whole.
15 companies have raised more than 10 billion yen in total funding [Image 2
Among the companies ranked in the top 20, companies with cumulative funding exceeding 10 billion yen are Allm, LegalForce, Andpad, Tier IV, Spiber, Softbank Robotics Group, SkyDrive, Clean Energy Connect, AI Medical. The 15 companies are Service, Terra Drone, Synspective, CureApp, UPSIDER, Rapyuta Robotics, and Astroscale Holdings. As of October 6, 2022, the median amount of funding in September 2022 was 198.28 million yen, the average was 507.45 million yen, and the total amount of funding was 42,625.96 million yen. (Including partial financing and corporate bond financing)
Pickup news of ranked companies
Hirofumi Uchiyama (Chairman of the Renovation Council) appointed as an advisor to Sharing Energy, which operates Share Denki (2022/09/06) SkyDrive
Received semi-grand prix of “Design & Innovation Award” at Japan’s largest venture conference “ICC Summit KYOTO 2022” (2022/09/08) Synspective
Synspective successfully puts its third small SAR satellite “StriX-1” into orbit (2022/09/16)
Launch of “OPE shares”, a surgical live distribution service that supports the growth of doctors ~ Supporting skill transfer from excellent doctors to young doctors ~ (2022/09/30)
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Title: “Domestic startup funding amount ranking”
・ Survey period: From January 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022 (as of October 6, 2022)
・ Report article: STARTUP DB
(https://startup-db.com/magazine/category/research/funding-ranking-202209) ・ Research agency (survey subject): In-house research: Four Startups Co., Ltd. ・Survey target: Information listed in the registered copy, press release, and news information obtained by our service “STARTUP DB” ・Number of valid responses (number of samples): 15,000 companies ・Survey method (aggregation method, calculation method): Aggregate data within the period
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