Business Companies Accelerate Growth of Startups ~The Reality of Investment for CVC~ - 9/16(Thu) 17:10~18:00
The investor session will focus on CVC (Corporate Venture Capital), which is set up by business companies to invest in companies outside the company for their own growth, and will discuss the significance of startup investment by business companies and how to collaborate with startups. The discussion will focus on the significance of startup investment by business companies and how to collaborate with startups. This session will be of interest not only to the startup community, but also to those in charge of new business and DX at companies.
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Heart Driven Fund Partnerhttps://aktsk.jp/
After working at KPMG, he joined Akatsuki, Inc. in 2013, and became an auditor in 2014, contributing to the company's TSE Mothers and TSE First Section listings. In 2018, he became an executive officer of Akatsuki Inc. and a partner of Heart Driven Fund, and a director of WARC Inc. In 2018, he became an executive officer of Akatsuki Inc. and a partner of Heart Driven Fund, and a director of WARC Inc.
MTG Co., Ltd.
Graduated from Meiji University with a bachelor's degree in business administration, and joined Japan Godo Finance Co. Over the past 22 years, he has invested in companies in the fields of automated driving, AI, and childcare IoT. In 2018, he became the President of MTG Ventures, Inc. as the corporate venture capitalist of the MTG Group, investing in startups that realize "VITAL LIFE" based on the perspective he has cultivated through meeting more than 5,000 executives.
松野 茂樹 Shigeki Matsuno
Director, Deputy General Manager, Corporate Strategy Headquartershttps://www.kddi.com/
He joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone International Corporation (now KDDI) in 1985, and has been in charge of M&A since 2003. In 2010, he was appointed as General Manager of Corporate Strategy Department, Corporate Strategy Division, where he is in charge of not only general M&A but also venture capital investment and M&A. From 2019, he will also be in charge of KDDI's regional development, promoting collaboration with local educational institutions and ventures that are enthusiastic about regional development on the theme of "human resource development," including the development of entrepreneurs and human resources that support ICT technology.
He joined the corporate planning department of an international distribution group, and was engaged in public underwriting at an independent venture securities company specializing in IPOs, where he served as head of the corporate planning office. In 2016, he established Startup GoGo as a general incorporated association and became the representative partner and CEO (current position), and in 2018, he established GxPartners LLP and became the representative partner and CEO (current position). In 2019, he established Kyushu Open Innovation Fund and started his career as a venture capitalist.