World Innovation Lab (WiL)

Investor Overview

2013

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2023

World Innovation Lab (WiL) is a US & Japan-based venture capital firm with capital from governments and leading global corporations based in Japan and throughout Asia. The company’s vision is to be the bridge between startups and corporates in key hubs across the globe – starting with Japan and the US.

WiL invests in companies that are ready to scale and enter new markets. The firm helps US startups expand to Japan and Asia, and Japanese startups expand worldwide. In addition to direct investments, WiL also invests in emerging and established venture funds.

WiL also supports its corporate investors in evolving their own innovation capabilities through executive training, strategic advisory, and partnerships with leading startups.

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Portfolio (1)

StartupStatusFoundedSectorFunding
CandexCandexActive2010
$68.5M

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Co-Investors (8)

Investor NameInvestor TypeLocationPortfolio
NFXVenture CapitalIsrael40
American Express VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States7
Goldman Sachs Growth EquityCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States8
JPMorganCompanyUnited States8
Craft VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States2
World Innovation Lab (WiL)Venture CapitalJapan1
Altos VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States1
Edenred Capital PartnersCorporate Venture CapitalUnited Kingdom1

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Venture Capital

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