VC  Olympus Business Creation America ness-creation-america-inc.-formerly-itx-

     Office Locations:

700 E. El Camino Real, Suite 200
Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: 650-210-8691
Fax: 650-210-8698



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  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Formerly known as ITX International Holdings, Olympus Business Creation America (OBCA) is the U.S. venture investment and business development vehicle of Olympus Group, which was founded in 1919 and has offices in Japan, China, and Vietnam. The firm provides capital infusion, management support, and business development support to leading technology venture companies seeking to globalize into the international market.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Joseph Baxter Chief Scientific Analyst
    Masa Takahashi Director of Information Technology
    Mitsuru Yanase Director of Information Technology
    Takahide Sato Director, Treasurer, and Secretary
    Takehito Jimbo President and Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Agito Networks
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      Bioabsorbable Therapeutics
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      Cardiovascular Systems
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      Fluid Medical
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      GCT Semiconductor
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      Heart Leaflet Technologies
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      IP Infusion
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      Rubicor Medical
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      Vernier Networks
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