Investor Session: Startup Investment & Open Innovation - 15:45~16:35

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岸原 稔泰 Toshihiro Kishihara

GxPartners LLP/ General Incorporated Association Startup GoGo

Representative Partner

In April 1996, he joined Kokusai Ryutsu Group. In August 1999, he joined the Kyushu regional subsidiary of an independent venture securities firm, where he was engaged in IPO support services. In July 2009, he spun off a subsidiary company through an MBO and became the representative director. In 2014, he organized a startup event "StartupGo! Go!" with volunteers. In January 2016, he established StartupGoGo as a general incorporated association and became the representative partner. (current position). In April 2019, he established Kyushu Open Innovation Fund.


北川 純 Atsushi Kitagawa

Sony Innovation Fund

Senior Investment Director

He joined So-net (currently Sony Network Communications) in 2005. He has overseen business strategy development, M&A, subsidiary listing support, and venture investments, and has served as an investee company officer. In 2016, he joined the Sony Innovation Fund as a founding member, and has been leading investment activities in Japan and globally, focusing on Fintech, Logistics, etc. He is also involved in engagement and business development between startups and the Sony Group as well as outside the Group. Major investments to date: Safie, WealthNavi, Linc'well, Hacobu, Tier IV, RevComm, TRUSTDOCK, Arkose Labs (US), Scandit (Switzerland), Identiq (Israel), Slice (India), etc. (India), etc.


西田 克利 Katsutoshi Nishida

NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.

Senior Director

NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc. is a full-scale CVC that fully supports startups with a focus on startup investment and incubation support. We operate one of the largest corporate venture funds in Japan and have been investing in cutting-edge companies in Japan and overseas for over 10 years. In addition, as the NTT Group's liaison for startups, we work to create business synergies between startups and NTT, and support young entrepreneurs through incubation support.


油井 佑樹 Yuki Yui

Mynavi Corporation

Manager, in Domestic Business Development Department/Management Planning Division

Born in Tokyo in 1985. He joined Sakura Internet Inc. in 2014. In 2015, he moved to Fukuoka City, where he established a Fukuoka office in February 2017, and in April of the same year, he launched and managed "Fukuoka Growth Next," a startup support facility for public-private partnerships.In April 2020, he will return to Tokyo to work in the startup support business. In February 2022, he joined Mynavi Corporation. He is engaged in startup investment and growth support business.