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Gen IsayamaGen has extensive experience in venture capital, finance, and entrepreneurship. He founded his first company, a web design consultancy, as a third year student at Tokyo University. Before he co-founded WiL, Gen was a partner at venture capital firm show more…
Aki KotoAki’s experience includes fields as diverse as construction, venture capital, and product management. Before WiL, he headed up Digital Garage’s investment arm, resulting in 30+ venture rounds that included Kip, Udemy, Intercom, Kamcord, AdStage, show more…
Masaya KubotaMasaya graduated from Keio University’s Faculty of Law in 1997 and joined Itochu Corporation soon after. In 1998, he joined Lehman Brothers’ Tokyo branch, working in the company’s investment banking division as an M&A advisor for a wide range show more…
Masataka MatsumotoA native of Kobe, Masataka established the PIM Corporation in 1999, leading it as CEO until its merger with Yahoo Japan. He then went on to serve as president of Yahoo Japan, handling strategic investments and the launch of the ISP Yahoo!BB. He also show more…
Toshimichi NambaAfter graduating from Ritsumeikan University College of International Relations in 2003, Toshimichi joined CyberAgent, one of Japan’s leading Internet media companies. There, he served as account director and manager for the company’s ad sales un show more…
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