We invest in mechanism designers.

A Japan and Australia based startup studio cofounding ambitious companies.

Overhaul the algorithms.

We invest in founders who disrupt mechanisms behind inequality to open a path to a pluralistic future.


The Oval Ventiure Deal

Our standard deal is investing ¥14m in return for a 7% equity stake.

Japan and Australia

We are based in the Islands Far East and the Continent Down Under.

Reverse Pitching

We reach out to entrepreneur candidates and show what we can do.

Hands Dirty

Our approach is "Getting our Hands Dirty" when our startup needs us.

Takehiro "TK" Hayashi

Founding Partner


Researcher at Keio Media Design

Ex-Nike Japan, Hakuhodo

Sato Ozawa

Founding Partner


Fellow at RadicalxChange

7x Founder

Oval Ventures

Oval Ventures K.K.
2-17-7 Soya, Ichikawa, Chiba 272-0832, Japan

Oval Ventures Pty Ltd
D/32 Suakin Drive, Mosman, NSW 2088, Australia