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.
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,
Adrian Vanzyl serves as Venture Partner at Wavemaker Partners. He was founding CEO of Ardent Capital in 2011, running the firm for five years from its Bangkok HQ. The venture arm of Ardent was successfully merged into Wavemaker partners in mid 2016, and Adrian joined Wavemaker as Venture Partner. Ardent is one of the most successful operator VCs in Southeast Asia, focusing on eCommerce companies in 7 countries. Adrian continues his role as founding board member of Ardent's key portfolio companies including aCommerce, Orami and Bizzy. Prior to this Adrian was an early stage investor and technologist in the Digital Media space, spending most of his career in Silicon Valley in various venture backed startups. Adrian spent ten years with Bloomberg Capital in San Francisco (most recently as CTO for a $100M early stage digital media focused fund, where he was also CEO of two portfolio companies). Formerly, he was CTO of Sausage Software (and board member at its IPO), CTO of LookSmart (IPO on Nasdaq) - two of Australia's earliest and largest internet successes. He was also a Group Manager at Microsoft in the US.
Singapore - Bangkok Thailand - Manila Philippines - Malaysia - San Francisco California - Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam - Jakarta, Indonesia,
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Retail (& E-Commerce) • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Logistics (& Distribution) • Investment Management
Kuo-Yi Lim serves as Managing Partner at Monk's Hill Ventures. He was a Chief Executive Officer at Infocomm Investments. He was a senior sales and business development executive at Encentuate (acquired by IBM) and Reputation Technologies (acquired by Security Sources). He was also a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group where he worked with senior executives in the telecommunications, automotive and financial services industries. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the bachelor, master's and doctorate degrees, all in electrical engineering with focus on nanophotonics. He is also a board member at Guardtime.
Iris Capital is a pan-European venture capital firm based in Paris, France. The firm focuses on investing in companies within the industry 4.0, the internet of things, cybersecurity and 5G networks, to artificial intelligence, big data, cloud computing and software design sectors.
Hardware Club is community-based venture firm dedicated to hardware startups. The firm helps startups scale globally by providing financing and support on manufacturing and distribution. It was founded in 2014.
Gerhard Eschelbeck serves as a Vice President of Security and Privacy Engineering at Google. He is also a Board Member at NopSec. He previously served as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering at Webroot Software and Sophos. Prior to this Eschelbeck was Senior Vice President of Engineering for security products at Network Associates, Vice President of Engineering of anti-virus products at McAfee Associates, and Founder of IDS GmbH, a secure remote control company acquired by McAfee. He was named one of Info World's 25 Most Influential CTOs in 2003 and 2004, and received this honor a third time in 2006 as Webroot's Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering. Eschelbeck holds a doctorate and master's degree in computer science from the University of Linz, Austria. He also serves as an Advisor at Respond Software.