Global inspiration to Japan
We create synergy by bridging global startups and local talents to accelerate innovation by alignment with global fintech eco systems and leaders.
Hub for global entrepreneurship to meet locals
We build eco system, a hub, for global startups to meet Japanese local talents and customers, leveraging our comprehensive network among enterprises, academia, and government authorities.
CEO: Ken Masuda
Expert in TradFi with Equity background. Ken is CMO at BlockchainHub Inc, managing cross border relations and partnership. He has worked at Daiwa Securities SMBC, Barclays Securities, JP Morgan Securities as a Japanese equity sales to foreign and domestic institutional investors.
He also acted as finance analyst in launching a new project at one of the largest EC corporations. Currently acting as a BizDev/CFO at multiple Fintech/Blockchain companies. Throughout his life he has lived in various countries in South East Asia, Europe, and America.
Advisor: Takeshi Kito
Takeshi is a Fintech entrepreneur, and Vice-chair of Fintech Association of Japan and leads international partnerships. Aside from those activities, he sits on a committee for the Government of Japan’s Regulatory Sandbox and an experts group of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for cross-border transfers of data. Prior to establishing his own startup, he worked for Merrill Lynch as an investment banker and has 5 years experience in capital markets. Before joining Merrill Lynch, he worked at Boston Consulting Group.
Advisor: Go Masuda
Go dedicates to social implementation of blockchain technologies, as CEO of BlockchainHub Inc. and Chairman of Japan Security Token Association, in parallel supporting Silicon Valley-based VC fund and blockchain / fintech startups as advisor. Go also works in academia as senior researcher at Keio Research Institute at SFC and principal of Japan Business Model Association. Prior to the current positions, Go worked for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in project management of power generation projects for 6 years, Accenture Japan in management consulting for 2 years, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in project finance and then open innovation for 8 years in total. Go holds MBA degree from University of Cambridge and bachelor degree in economics from University of Tokyo.
Kayabachoitchomeheiwabiru 8th-floor BcH,
Chuo-ku, Tokyo-to 103-0025