Entrepia Ventures manages VC funds in
Canada and the U.S. that invest in
early-to expansion-stage, technology-based, private companies. After
investing, we actively support business development initiatives
of our portfolio companies in Japan and other Asian markets.
Leveraging Entrepia’s relationships, many of our portfolio
companies benefit from distribution arrangements, partnerships and alliances with Asian
companies resulting in incremental revenues, financing, and advantaged market entry and positioning.
Entrepia’s distinctive approach to delivering value goes
beyond making introductions to prospective customers and
partners. Based on many years of hands-on experience with distribution, manufacturing and service companies in
Asia, we help leverage portfolio company management’s time and efforts by assembling and managing
the right set of resources in Asian markets – markets that are
high-growth and attractive, yet difficult to efficiently
Entrepia’s office in Tokyo plays a key role in our activities.
On-the-ground Asian presence of our well-connected and
experienced staff enables Canadian and U.S. portfolio companies to be positioned
optimally, to work the system from the inside, to read and
respond to changes rapidly and to avoid pitfalls, thereby
maximizing the likelihood of success.
Besides supporting Entrepia Ventures’ portfolio companies,
Entrepia Japan also invests in Japanese start-ups and seed
businesses that can take advantage of Entrepia’s cross-border