Kazuyuki MASUDA

Executive Advisor

“Establishing a startup business is like rowing a little boat in rough sea. Even if it is only a few people, you really want a committed crew with a shared vision, and a sturdy boat. I would be happy to take up an oar on the right boat.”

Entrepreneurial & Business Experience
Filled roles in the investment banking division, IT group and general manager of overseas local offices for the Industrial Bank of Japan before switching to the world of startup businesses. After exiting from IT startup, involved in the founding and operations of Bio-tech startup and Nano-tech startup businesses. An angel investor for more than 10 companies. Earned a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship (Waseda University). Author of “Mentor Capitalists for the High-Tech Startups”(in Japanese).