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ID 10237

Wicks Walker

Investor

Founder of @division-films, @w4, Hydra, Investor in Path, Playsino, Titan Gaming, @evertune, @mp3-com, @net2phone

ID 1793

Justin Waldron

Investor

Founder @zynga

ID 355546

Ben Lam

Investor

Based in Japan

ID 180058

Shotaro Tanaka

Investor

Former tech/media banker at GS,MS in Tokyo, a VC in Hong Kong turned seed,early stage investor based in NYC.

ID 8836

Eric Kwan

Investor

Founding engineer at Operator.com • Ex-Facebook, Yahoo • Studied at Stanford, CMU • Specialized in User Acquisition, Internationalization & Growth • Angel

ID 154701

Jonathan Yaffe

Investor

CEO @anyroad • Cognitive Neuroscience at @berkeley • Founded KAIS International School in Tokyo. Founder of the Mirai Institute and Midori.so.

ID 16260

Joi Ito

Investor

Director of the MIT Media Lab, Board Member of Sony, New York TImes, Knight Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Tucows, Mozilla Foundation. Early stage investor.
http://joi.ito.com/

ID 118287

Shogo Kawada

Investor

Co-founder of DeNA

ID 283458

Christopher Wendel

Investor

Partner and CFO

ID 51186

Kazuya Minami

Investor

Advising early stage startups globally as Trailnavi, Inc. (Founded in April, 2013) Invested in @twitter, @path and etc. when I worked at Digital Garage.

ID 8549

Ryota Matsuzaki

Investor

Former corp dev / online marketing executive at @rakuten.

ID 62293

Norman Rohr

Investor

Head APAC SMB Acquisition Mktg, @google PAST: Global Finance Lead b2b Mktg, @google Head Finance & Operations, @svox (acquired by Nuance)

ID 347128

Tadaaki Kimura (Tad)

Investor

CEO of addlight Inc. / Director of some Japanese start-ups / Angel Investor

ID 42640

Jonathan Matus

Investor

CEO @zendrive. Making Driving A Rewarding Experience. Marketing, Product & Strategy @android, @facebook @boston-consulting-group

ID 2865

Daniel Saito

Investor

Co-Founder of @rimnet-k-k, @mysql K.K., @redrobot-k-k; Worked at News Corporation, NTT DoCoMo R&D, @mysql and Sun.

ID 586

Amitt Mahajan

Investor

Founder of MyMiniLife/FarmVille; Was CTO of @zynga Japan; Created @zynga's core game framework; Investor in @heyday, @pixelapse, @hipmunk
http://www.amitt.com

ID 501827

Tomoya Sasaki

Investor

デジタルガレージ/DGインキュベーション/OpenNetworkLab

ID 298729

Justin Sullivan

Investor

Internet entrpreneur + Angel. Founded Sublime IP. Managed Australia's first ISP; >20 years Internet experience. @insead-1 MBA. IP Attorney

ID 21780

Nobuhiro Seki

Investor

CEO of @six-apart. Founder and investor of @connectfree-k-k, @ikumore. Investor of @say-media. Studied at @carnegie-mellon-university, @university-of-tokyo

ID 153881

Mikio Tsukamoto

Investor

I.T. Bureau Chief at Fuji Television (Japanese Biggest TV station)

ID 140191

Keizo Tsutsui

Investor

Angel and Int'l BizDev at NEXT. Joined Rakuten in 1999 when sales was $6 million, grew it to $1.2 billion in 2005. Then joined a VC, helped 2 startups thru IPO.

ID 2824

Lee Smith

Co-Founder & CTO of: Exco Financial Services, including Paidy.com, Aqush.com and MyCredit.jp. Wavecell, Global SMS aggregator. Nozara, research & investment.

ID 57782

Philippe Guelton

Investor

Angel Investor, Advisor, C-level Executive with 20 years of Media experience in print and digital platforms. Currently CEO at SheKnows.com

ID 204863

Daisuke Osada

Investor

Just An Indelible Adopter. ex-Investors of a few early birds. #Angel #i18n #gihyodp #barlog //All activities on the Internet is the responsibility of mine.//

ID 98493

Masataka Matsumoto

Investor

CIO at @yahoo Japan. Advisory at Softbank mobile. Founder & President at P.I.M. (Acquired by YahooJP in 2000)

ID 48203

Kiyo Kobayashi

Investor

Founder and CEO @remotus @nobot

ID 4282

Mike Uesugi

Co-Founder & CTO: @social-rewards, Inc., Screen Rewards Founder & CEO: Global Micro Solutions, Inc. Founder & Chairman: GMS Japan, Inc.

ID 88311

nagata0321

Investor

Co-founder at Denno-tai (Mobile Search Engine, Acquired by YahooJP) Senior Planner at Dentsu. Founder & CEO at Distant Drums inc.

ID 408911

Jonathan Levine

Investor

Management Sensei ◦ Infrastructure Samurai ◦ Analytics Otaku ◦ Architecture Ninja. 1st programming job at 14. Effective in teams of 4 to 10,000.

ID 58882

Batara Eto

Investor

Co-founder mixi • Co-founder @east-ventures

ID 110805

Kensuke (Ken) Murashima

Investor

An angel investor with a business development and investment banking background in the US and Japan.

ID 197119

Jin Koh

Investor

Founder Original Stitch, @startforce • Worked at @splashtop • Studied at @university-of-california-berkeley

ID 88344

Gen Miyazawa

Investor

Founder @cirius-technology, @cirius-technologies-usa COO/CFO of the Marketing Solution Company at Yahoo! JAPAN.

ID 62411

Shinya Okumura

Investor

Investor in 500 Startups (Fund), @zazzle.

ID 57095

Tom Callaghan

Investor

Co-founded M3 (TSE:2413). Created world's most successful pharma-to-physician online marketing channel. Transformed $2M startup capital into $1B market cap.

ID 1647

Robert Laing

Investor

CEO and co-Founder of Gengo
http://robertlaing.com

ID 196674

Ricardo Porto

Investor

Investor @30k • Investor @airhelp • Investor @trekbooking.com •Studied at @rutgers-university-newark, @iscte-lisboa

ID 57668

Dominik Steiner

Investor

CEO @marono-media-k-k

ID 129306

David Liebreich

Investor

Founded @imobile-inc, @ehealthcare-inc. Owner @imobile, President @ehealthcare, Brand Manager @procter-gamble

ID 123249

Vikram Upadhyaya

Investor

Serial Entrepreneur,Changemaker, Go-to-market strategist.

ID 435164

Shintaro Yamada

Investor

Founded Unoh Inc. (sold to Zynga), then founded Mercari, Inc.

ID 277050

Eiji Araki

Investor

#4 employee and Board member of GREE, founder and SVP of its US branch, GREE International. Product leader having Engineering background.

ID 98143

I-Freek

Investor

Established in 2000. A listed company. Focus on providing mobile contents to consumer, apps, email decoration, e-commerce. Offices in Tokyo, Fukuoka, Singapore.

ID 37709

Akky Akimoto

Investor

Founder of @asiajin.com, English blog media on Japanese web/IT.
http://asiajin.com/blog/

ID 227644

Elaine Huang Crawford

CEO of 3 REITs. Computer Science from CMU, Harvard MBA. Solid business background with BCG, JPMorgan and Lazard

ID 346377

Brandon Woo

Investor

Engineer with a strong focus on UX. Trilingual, native level proficiency in English/Chinese/Japanese. Worked at Zynga and various Japanese IT firms.

ID 467245

tom uemura

Investor

Branding consultant as well as investment advisor (US-based strategic micro fund and others). Also entrepreneur of two startups as well.

ID 76129

Nobby Yoshida

Investor

Former entrepreneur and capitalist himself, currently advises enterprises and mentors startups worldwide. Also teaches at SBI Graduate School of Business.
http://nobuya-yoshida.sblo.jp/

ID 136631

Nicolas Loeillot

Investor

CEO of LM3LABS • Technology management roles @accenture, @nortel-networks @gartner • Engineering + MBA education.

ID 505259

Akira Kitamura

Investor

Representative of Japan venture research Partner of Sun Bridge Global Ventures Angel activity salesforce.comJapan founding president Sun Bridge founders

ID 50935

Martin Konrad

Investor

Founder at @design Royale (acquired dec'12). Founder at @drumo

ID 316903

Eswar Mani

Investor

Investor&Fundraiser @masdar, Banker @credit-suisse-first-boston-csfb & Techie @merrill-lynch; MIT Sloan MBA '08, Undergrad LSE '01; born, raised & from Tokyo

ID 415687

Joe Chan

Investor

Veteran TMT investor. Focus on TMT and Education.

ID 255965

Carl Magnuson

Investor

Designer turned entrepreneur turned angel investor. Co-founder of LELO (sold), co-founder of Dreamler, founder of Criterion Investments.

ID 332886

Toda Yasuhiro

Investor

Retired after experienced in investment bank, insurance and accounting firm.

ID 76209

Mayu Shimizu

Investor


ID 253892

George Buffett

Investor

Business angel

ID 68127

Yuki Hamada

Founder of @cybridge, @cybridge Mobile. Investor in @axion, @fan-appli, @soratobu, @predge, @pa-corp. Team member of @cybridge.
http://yuki.blog.cybridge.jp/

ID 185203

Oleg Zuravljov

Investor


ID 24257

Tomo Mizuno

Investor

tech vs design

ID 61214

Investor

Investor in @marono-media-k-k, @myfdb.

ID 510313

Chad Iverson

Investor

Tokyo based equities investor, 13 years with Capital Group

ID 25355

Lars Kelley

Investor in @vanten-holdings.

ID 37326

Eric Hamilton

Investor in @recman.

ID 498406

Damion Witten

Investor

personal investor. early investor in guardtime

ID 284119

Kenji Endo

Investor

Founded GaiaX (IPOed at 2006), then joined Pixta.

ID 333035

Katsushi Hioki

Investor

ex-Partner at Accenture. ex-Partner at Heidrick&Struggles.

ID 159173

Casey Wahl

Investor

Red Brick Ventures is an incubation and acceleration platform dedicated to unleashing the entrepreneurial potential of Japan.

ID 51430

Swim Wims

Snowboarding at Zao, Hakuba, Kagura. Love iPhone, Android, Tokyo Tower, Kobe, Izu, Stockholm, swimming, Chopin, Bunin, Paris vu par....

ID 596062

Shibuya Town

Investor

Invested in number of internet startups

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