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.
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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.
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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.
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 • 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.
Founded in 1978, Watermill Group is a private buyout group focusing on acquiring middle-market (<$40-500M sales) companies in transition based in the U.S. and Canada. The firm's preferred industry types are Manufacturing, Value-added distribution, and Business services. The only industries that Watermill will not consider are those with short product life cycles, such as pure fashion or leading edge technology. The ideal company will be generating between $40 to $500 million in revenues and present an opportunity for Watermill to acquire a control position. Watermill engages a wide range of business situations, including the following: Situations which require creativity, operating experience, strategic insight, and ability to act quickly; Carve outs and divestitures of non-core businesses; Secured lender sales; Balance sheet restructurings; Prepackaged bankruptcies, section 363 sales, and stalking horse bids; and Distressed, turnaround, and other special situations.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Tokyo Japan, Japan
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Tokyo Japan, Japan
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Media • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • IoT (& Wearables)
Taizo Son is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Mistletoe. He also serves as Investment Committee Member and Senior Advisor at Abies Ventures. He is the Founder at Gastrotope. He is also the Founder at Movida Japan. He also serves as Chairman at Visionnaire Ventures. Taizo is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in investing and incubating IT-related venture companies in Asia. He founded Gungho Online which is one of the most successful online gaming companies in Japan in 2002, which had its IPO in 2005.
Salil Pradhan is an Angel Investor. He serves as Venture Partner at Draper Nexus. He is also a Board Member at Chirp Microsystems. An advisor to corporate LPs on product strategy, partnerships with startups, and M&A, his current focus in on seed/early stage startups in verticals including retail, healthcare and agriculture with an emphasis on IoT (Internet of things). Previously, Salil spent 10 years at Hewlett Packard in a variety of roles, including CTO of HP's Enterprise RFID/IoT business where he helped create and grow the nascent IoT solutions business to $100m in revenue. He serves on the Board of Momentfeed Inc., is a mentor at the Plug & Play Tech center and Cincinnati based Brandery and an advisor to a number of tech startups. Salil is also an advisor to Washington DC based Govonomy, which helps technology startups growth into government markets. He has also served on the advisory boards of UCLA's WINMEC and UCSD's Center for Wireless Communications. A founder of two startups, Salil's all round experience as a entrepreneur, venture capitalist, product executive and corporate strategist makes him a sought after panelist and judge at venture pitch events. He has been frequently quoted by leading publications. Salil has been issued 54 US patents, in areas related to sensors, IoT and computer systems. He has an MS in Computer Science from Northeastern University in Boston and a B.E. (Computer Engineering) from the University of Pune, India.
Investing in Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) &b... Palo Alto California ..., U.S.A.
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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