Mitsubishi UFJ Capital (MUCAP) was originally founded in 1974, just as venture capital was emerging in Japan. Since then, as a member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) committed to empowering a brighter future, we have consistently supported the growth of venture companies (startups) through changing market environments.
Since renaming as MUCAP in fiscal 2005, we have achieved industry-leading results: some 1,600 investments worth around 93 billion yen, more than 910 IPOs, and total funds under management amounting to approximately 142.8 billion yen (as of March 31, 2023).
Japanese industry is mobilizing for revival and growth. Around the world, dynamic change and innovation are gaining pace in many fields, generating creative and innovative businesses. Future-oriented startups are leading such growth in Japanese industry, and powerful, multifaceted support is essential for them to thrive. Fostering startups is a top priority for Japanese industry as a whole.
We are dedicated to backing such startups. As their best partners, we are beside entrepreneurs and growing companies at every step, paving the way in times of challenge and battling together when times are tough. Above all, we value relationships of trust with startups, not only helping them with management and finance, but also coming on board as required to help them achieve their business strategies. We support startups in all fields, including backing them as lead investor.
We are committed to contributing to the development of Japanese industry and work with MUFG and its many corporate clients throughout Japan to this end. We will leverage our unique and comprehensive strengths to connect startups with major companies, provide high-quality support, and do our utmost to help startups reach new heights.
Fulfill your dreams with MUCAP.