Offices: Tokyo, Japan & New York, New
Kakabayashi Fund, a private equity firm,
provides corporate capitalization and institutional
investor relations consulting services.
Wakabayshi Fund may invest on a principal
basis and acts in a institutional capacity
to procure capital for profitable small
and mid-cap companies. They attempt to structure
a financing so that owners and managers
continue to lead their enterprises and participate
in the rewards of future growth.
Walden International China
Offices: Beijing-Shanghai, China
With offices around the globe, The Walden
International team of multicultural investment
professionals provide the capital, technical
expertise, industry knowledge, operating
experience, and global resources to launch
early stage companies into successful businesses.
Walden values honesty and integrity and
foster a work environment of diversity,
teamwork, creativity, and opportunity.
Warburg Pincus Asia
Offices: Beijing-Shanghai-Hong Kong,
"Globalization" is fundamentally about Asia,
especially the rise of China and India and
their integration into the global economy.
Warburg Pincus has been in Asia for more
than a decade since the opening of its first
office in 1994 and has invested more than
$2 billion in the region . With that comes
"first mover" experience, solid relationships
and strong, proprietary deal flow.
WI Harper Group
Offices: San Francisco, California
WI Harper Group is one of the first US-based
high-tech venture capital firms focused
exclusively on creating a bridge between
Silicon Valley and the Greater China region
(China, Hong Kong, Taiwan). WI Harper currently
manages five venture funds with US$225 million
under management. As of January 2003, WI
Harper has invested in over 100 companies
covering a diversified range of sectors
WK Technology Fund
Offices: Taipei, Taiwan
WK Technology Fund is a leading venture
capital firm in Taiwan with focus in Asia
and the United States. With over US$600
million under management, WK invests in
early-stage and mid-stage private companies
in Taiwan, the United States and China,
primarily in Communications and Information
Technology. WK Technology Fund creates marketing
and manufacturing synergies for its portfolio
Woori Financial Group
Offices: Seoul, Korea
Woori Financial Group offers deposits, loans,
cards, funds, insurances, foreign exchange,
and trading finance products and services.
Woori Financial Group is engaged in investment
business such as dealing with bad-debts
and corporate restructuring through Woori
F&I. Woori F&I is committed to investing
in promising companies with high growth
potential and revitalizing the management
of invested companies.
Yasuda Enterprise Development
Offices: Tokyo, Japan
Yasuda Enterprise Development capital under
management is currently US$350 million.
The company is actively investing in Japan,
the United States, Taiwan and other countries
with industry preferences in information
technology, medical devices and biotechnology
areas in the case of overseas investment.
One of the largest and most experienced
VC firms in Japan, they have m ore than
200 IPO achievers from its inception.
Offices: Hong Kong-Shanghai-Beijing,
Yunfeng Capital is a private equity firm
set up by successful entrepreneurs, pioneers
and industry leaders. The aim of it is not
only capital input, but also sharing the
enterpriser experience with enterprises
and helping the enterprises to get a better
development in development strategy, organizational
management and brand building. In addition
to the capital, they also pay attention
to younger entrepreneurs.
Offices: Menlo Park, California
ZenShin Capital Partners started early 2005,
led by Richard A. Gitlin, one of the most
respected deal makers for US-Japan cross-border
transactions, and Hitoshi Suga, one of the
most experienced Japanese venture capitalists.
The investment principals are equipped with
all the skills necessary to successfully
implement the investment strategy; venture
investment experience including 16 IPOs,
US-Japan business development, and business
experience in US and Japan.
Offices: Beijing, China & Palo Alto, California
Zero2IPO Ventures is the venture investment
arm under Zero2IPO Group targeted at high-potential,
high-growth China enterprises. Leveraging
Zero2IPO's vast network in China, Zero2IPO
Ventures does not compete with other venture
funds, but rather pursue a two-prong investment
strategy, i.e. to co-invest with active
venture capital firms in growth and late