Allison Baum is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Fresco Capital. She is involved in all aspects of investment and operations with a specific focus on the education sector. Previously, as Regional Director of Asia at General Assembly, she established and grew the company's first education programs for technology, business and design in Hong Kong. She originally joined the company during its early stages in New York where she developed and scaled their first long-form part-time and immersive courses. Throughout this process, Allison has worked with startups of all sizes across the San Francisco, New York, and Hong Kong communities. After earning a B.A. in Economics and a Secondary Degree in Film Studies from Harvard University, Allison worked in Equity Derivatives Sales & Trading at Goldman Sachs in New York and as an Associate Producer for the Microlending Film Project, a documentary about micro finance for women around the world. She continues to contribute to the cause for female empowerment through an education initiative called Arts and Enterprise for Women, which teaches business skills to refugee and asylum seekers in Hong Kong. She is also an active member of the Hong Kong Global Shapers Community, a social impact initiative of the World Economic Forum. She serves as a Board Member at Ardusat. She also serves as an Advisor at BridgeU.
Arizona ; Japan; Tokyo Japan; New York New York ; Paris France; Scottsdale Arizona ; France; New York ; California Un, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • Retail (& E-Commerce) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Analytics • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Mobile • Online Social
Philippe Guelton serves as Chief Executive Officer at BabyHold.com. He also is an Angel Investor. Philippe Guelton serves as Chief Executive Officer at SheKnows Media. He is also a Board Member at BT Software and Research. Before joining SheKnows, Philippe Guelton served as President of Thrillist Media Group, a leading men's lifestyle publication, and operator of Jackthreads.com, a members-only shopping club. Previously, Philippe served in several senior roles at Hachette (Lagardere Media), including Chief Executive Officer for Northern Asia, where he led the acquisition and integration of Japanese media company Fujingaho, and more recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of HFMUS, where he oversaw the company's media properties, including Elle, Elle Decor and Woman's Day, among others. During his time at HFMUS, Philippe led the acquisition of digital ad network Jumpstart Automotive Group and the launch of Glo.com, a premier online fashion and beauty property, in partnership with MSN and Whalerock Industries. He was also instrumental in the sale of HFMUS to Hearst Corporation in June 2011.
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Kyle Lui serves as Principal at DCM Ventures. He also is an Angel Investor. Prior to DCM Ventures, Kyle was the co-founder and CEO of ChoicePass, where he led product management, user acquisition, partnerships, sales and operations. ChoicePass was an enterprise perks and rewards SaaS company backed by prominent angel investors, and acquired by Salesforce.com and Rypple. At Salesforce, Kyle served as Director of Product Management on the founding product team for Work.com, growing the business to over 1,000 enterprise customers. Kyle is a frequent speaker at Salesforce's customer conferences and holds a patent on innovative systems and methods for delivering rewards in an on-demand SaaS environment.
Amitt Mahajan is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Technology Officer at Rare Bits. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as the Managing Partner at Presence Capital. He is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Rare Bits. He serves as an Advisor at SignalFire. He is the Founder and C.E.O of Toro. Prior to that, he served as the Director of Engineering for Zynga. Amitt was also the Co-Founder and C.T.O of MyMiniLife, Inc which was later acquired by Zynga. Mahajan is also the Co-Founder of Red Hot Labs and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he was an Engineer in Zynga who helped in creating FarmVille. He briefly served as a Programmer for Epic Games. He has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from University of Illinois.
San Francisco California - London - New York City (NY) - Seoul South Korea - Tokyo Japan - Valley California - Boston Massachusetts - Palo Alto California - Seattle Washington - Los Angeles California - Mountain View California, U.S.A.
Lewes Delaware - Saudi Arabia - London - Hong Kong - Singapore - Dubai United Arab Emirates - Sydney Australia - Malaysia - Tokyo Japan - San Francisco California - India - Canada - China - South Africa - Asia - Uruguay - - Argentina, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • BioTech • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Energy • Retail (& E-Commerce) • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Blockchain (& Cryptos) • Gaming (& eSports) • Food & Beverage • Healthcare (& Wellness) • Mobile • Online Social
Brett Mason is the Co-Founder, Board Member and Vice President at BitCoin India.
Honma Masahiko is the Co-Founder and serves as General Partner, Investments at Incubate Fund. He also serves as Partner at KK Fund. After graduating from Keio University, in the overseas investment arm of JAFCO, to carry out investments in Internet companies in Israel and Silicon Valley, JV establishment, the Japanese market business. From 2001, he worked in venture capital and corporate development department of Accenture. Works in the capital of Mitsubishi Corporation subsidiary, to experience an IPO from venture capital MonotaRO, of Benchari public than in 2003. funds in 2007, specializing in seed stage investment of the net business, core People Partners establishment. He was appointed representative partner. is performed establishment phase of Pokerabo and gumi, the development of business investment in the establishment phase, significantly grow. 2010, incubate bait Fund No. 1 Limited Partnership establishment. Representative appointed partner.
Recognizing the absence of resident venture capital managers in Mid-America as a business opportunity, David founded Chrysalis Ventures in 1993. To this task he brought a varied background in business, law and banking.
At Chrysalis, David has worked with some of the most exciting growth companies in the Midwest and South, including Six Flags (formerly Premier Parks of Oklahoma City), Tritel (merged with Telecorp and sold to AT&T Wireless), Regent Communications (sold to Jacor Communications which was sold to Clear Channel Communications), ActaMed (merged with Healtheon and then with WebMD), and High Speed Access Corp (IPO and later sold to Charter Communications). He currently focuses primarily on healthcare investing and chairs the management company and funds' investment committees.
In April 2005, David was appointed non-executive Chairman of Humana, Inc. (NYSE: HUM). He has served on Humana's Board of Directors since 1993, and was non-executive Vice Chairman from 1996 to April 2005.
Prior to Chrysalis, David's law practice included both domestic and international work, the latter with the U.S. Department of State Legal Adviser's (general counsel's) office in Washington (1988-1992). Before law school, he worked as a commercial banker for Bank of Boston in Hong Kong, New York, and Boston. David left the bank to manage the import division of a regional hardware wholesaler.
Yusuke Asakura is a Co-Founder at Tokyo Founders Fund. He serves as Board Member at Relux. Previously, he Co-Founded and served as President at Naked Technology. Heis a Visiting Scholar at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. He is also co-founder of Tokyo Founders Fund, an angel network composed of eight entrepreneurs, which invests in pre-seed and seed stage startup companies globally. Prior to coming to the US, Asakaura was the CEO of mixi, a public company which runs the largest Social Networking Service in Japan. At mixi, he led turnaround strategy by diversification of its business and increased its market cap from $200M to $4B in one year. Prior to mixi, he was the founder and CEO of mobile tech startup, Naked Technology. The company was acquired by mixi in 2011. Asakura earned his bachelors degree in Law from the University of Tokyo in 2007.
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Japan; Tokyo Japan; Gurgaon India; Gurugram Haryana India; California - U.S.A., U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • Media • Education • Businesses Solutions • Retail (& E-Commerce) • CleanTech • HealthTech (& Fitness) • Mobile • Online Social • Consumer
Chief Mentor & Accelerator Evangelist at GHV Accelerator
Serial Entrepreneur,Changemaker, Go-to-market strategist.
Linked In Description:
Vikram is having diversified experience from Japanese Projects Offshoring to Global Corporate Strategy and New Ventures Turnaround, specialized for the Japan-India Cross Border Business execution.
-Expert in building a "winning team",
-Successful executive for "new market entry ".
-Visionary & mentor
- A change leader
Specialties: Day job:Go-to-market Strategist, expert in building a "winning team", successful executive for "new market entry ".visionary & a change leader
New Venture Turnaround, Venture Catalyst, Start-up Mentor,
Indo-Japanese Business Operations and Building best ROI by leveraging on growing Indian Economy.
Internet Business Modelling.
Japanese Project Offshoring.
Brandbuilding and client capital building for Indian/Japanese Market.
New business incubation specialist based in Tokyo with experiences in venture capital, entrepreneurship, and corporate innovation development.
Previously an Open Innovation consultant at creww, a corporate accelerator specialist based in Tokyo. Prior to that, Entrepreneur in Residence at Beenos Partners, a CVC of a Japanese e-commerce conglomerate. Launched an online B2B logistics marketplace as in-house entrepreneur. Sourced seed stage startups from the US and Japan. Prior to that, based in Hong Kong at Bloomberg LP.
Studied economics at Wesleyan University & The University of Cape Town
Certified real estate notary (宅建士 資格合格者)