Saemin Ahn serves as Managing Partner & Executive Officer at Rakuten Capital. He is an Angel Investor. He is also an Advisor and a Board Member at Run Dexter, AdsNative and ViSenze. Saemin invests in diverse verticals such as advertising technology, artificial intelligence and on-demand business around the world. Some of his investments include Carousell, Pocketmath and Algorithmia.
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.
Investing in IT (& TMT) • Retail (& E-Commer... Japan , Tokyo Japan ,..., U.S.A.
• ARM RE:
$2100000 (Seed Round)
• Fervo Energy:
Japan - Tokyo Japan - California - U.S.A., U.S.A.
IT (& TMT) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • Web Security (& Privacy)
Masayoshi Son is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at SoftBank Group. He also serves as Chairman at SoftBank Mobile and on the Board of T-Mobile. He founded SoftBank Group Corp. in September 1981 and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since February 1986 until June 2015. Son serves in various capacities within SoftBank's portfolio of companies, including Vodafone (currently SoftBank Corp.) as its Chairman since 2015 and served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2006 until 2015. In addition, Son sits on the board of directors of Yahoo! Japan Corporation, which was established as a joint venture between SoftBank and Yahoo! and served as its Chairman from 1996 until 2015. Son has also served as Honorary Chairman of the Broadband Association in Japan. He is also an Angel Investor.
Real Estate Tech
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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.
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.
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.
Lydia Jett serves as West Coast Investor at Softbank. She also served as an Additional Director at Snapdeal. She formerly served on the Board of Jasper Innovative Marketing Solutions. She served as Vice President at M/C Partners. She joined M/C Partners in 2009 and focuses on investments in a variety of media, communications and technology industry segments. She has worked with M/C portfolio companies such as Attenda (sold to Darwin Private Equity), Baja Broadband (sold to TDS), GTS Central Europe and Lightower Fiber Networks (sold to Berkshire Partners). Prior to joining M/C, Jett worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Principal Investment Area (PIA) in New York where she completed investments across a number of sectors, including media and education. Previously, he worked at J.P. Morgan Securities in the Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) group of the Leveraged Finance practice in New York. She also worked at Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer Inc. in Los Angeles and with Grosvenor in Hong Kong. She received a B.A. in Economics and Government from Smith College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also serves as the Board Member at Fetch Robotics. She serves on Boad of Flipkart.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Tokyo Japan, Japan
Tokyo Japan, Japan
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce)
Previously, Batara Eto co-founded Mixi and brought the company public in Japan. He was responsible for creating Mixi in December 2003, and he served as Chief Technology Officer of Mixi until 2008. He started his investment career by co-founding East Ventures and made their first investment in 2010.
Batara holds bachelor degree in Computer Science from Takushoku University Japan.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Tokyo Japan, Japan
Tokyo Japan, Japan
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Education • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data)
Nobutake Suzuki serves as Partner in charge of KDDI open innovation fund at Global Brain. Nobutake is in charge of investments outside of Japan. Prior to joining GB, he was a technology analyst at Sanwa Bank in Japan and in the US.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Palo Alto California ..., U.S.A.
Palo Alto California - Switzerland - Israel - Tokyo Japan - New Orleans Louisiana - Valley California - Ahmedabad Gujarat India - Slovakia - San Francisco Bay Area (CA) - Ahmedabad Gujarat India; ; Louisiana ; Japan; Indi, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Retail (& E-Commerce) • IoT (& Wearables) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Analytics • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Mobile • Online Social • Consumer
Founded Orogenesis, Cocoon & World TaSCForce. Crossborder VC. Worked at @apple, @tellme-networks. Studied at @stanford-university, @uc-berkeley-1 , @umbc-1
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Japan; Tokyo Japan; G..., U.S.A.
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.
Beachwood Ohio - Menlo Park California - Tokyo Japan, U.S.A.
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • Mobile
Allen Miner is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at SunBridge Partners. He is also the founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at SunBridge Corporation. He is a Board Member at CalmSea. Allen has significant experience in internet, enterprise and open-source software, entrepreneurship, and international technology transfer. Allen graduated from Brigham Young University with degrees in Computer Science and Asian Studies. He joined Oracle Corporation in 1986 and was dispatched to Japan, where he founded and helped lead Oracle Japan to a successful IPO on the Japan stock market. Allen returned from Japan in 1996 to serve as Oracle's Vice President in charge of Linux/Open Source. Allen created SunBridge Corporation in 1999. Allen currently serves on the Boards of several SunBridge portfolio companies and as an advisor to government-affiliated organizations focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Japan Venture Capital Association upon its founding in 2002. He served as an advisor at the Geneva Venture Group and Diggle.