VC  ZenShin Capital

     Office Locations:

535 Middlefield Road, Suite 280
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-240-2734



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Software & Internet



    Founded 2005, ZenShin Capital provides early to expansion stage Venture Capital for information technology opportunities that benefit substantively from customers and partners in Japan. ZenShin's founding managing directors are two native Japanese residing in Silicon Valley, but who frequently travel to Japan. The partners serve as value added investors to help portfolio companies navigate the Japanese market. Since 2005, ZenShin has made 17 investments, achieving liquidity events in 2 IPOs and 4 MAs.

    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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    Takeshi Mori Managing Director and Co-founder
    Yoji Kawaguchi Managing Director and Co-Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

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