February 25, 2020
Capital raise / fund raise
Tomo Kubota, Keiichiro Harada, Takato Mitsuya
Advisor to i-nest capital on its JPY 6,600m fundraising by i-nest Fund I
We are pleased to announce that our client, i-nest capital (“i-nest”), has closed its first venture capital fund of commitments for $66M. GCA Technovation acted as the exclusive placement agent to i-nest in connection with this fundraise.
I-nest capital was founded in May 2019 by Takashi Yamanaka, who has over 15 years experience of investing in and supporting many start-ups. Takashi Yamanaka was one of the directors of Japan Venture Capital Association and the former partner of Mobile Internet Capital, a $240 million Japanese venture capital fund. I-nest intends to support start-ups aimed at finding solutions to social issues and creating new businesses in the entertainment and lifestyle space.