Investor Overview

SBI JI Innovation is a biopharma focused VC. We were formed in early 2017 as a partnership between SBI Holdings of Japan and Vertex Israel. SBI Holdings was founded in Japan in 1999 and has spent the last 20 years establishing the worlds first Internet-based financial ecosystem that undertakes a broad range of financial services, including securities, banking and insurance (Financial Services Business), investing in and incubating startup companies (Asset Management Business), and undertaking the R&D and manufacturing of pharmaceuticals and health foods (Biotechnology-related Business) The SBI Groups total assets under management surged, primarily in investment trusts, and topped 1 trillion in September 2018. Vertex is a global venture capital firm with $1 billion under management that boasts an impressive track record of exits through M&A and IPO. Together we as SBI JI Innovation, cherry-pick Israeli (or Israel-related) venture-backed biopharma companies across different development stages.

Investment Preference

Business Model
B2B, B2G
Series
Seed, Series A, Series B
Offering Type
Hardware, Software
AI Techologies
Sectors

Team

Managing Partner
President
General Partner

Investment Portfolio

5

Portfolio Companies

Startup

Operating Status

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

Merged
B2B
$56,000,000
Active
B2B
$104,000,000
Active
B2B, B2G

Investment Rounds History

4

Funding Rounds

$18M

Average Investment Round Amount

$5M -

$32M

Investment Round Size Range

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

June 2019
View All Investors (9 Total)
February 2019
View All Investors (12 Total)
January 2018
View All Investors (4 Total)

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