World innovation lab

With years of experience in venture investment and business operations, we leverage our deep expertise to support the growth and innovation of our portfolio companies.

Team

Gen Isayama

Co-Founder & CEO

Gen has extensive experience in venture capital, finance, and entrepreneurship.

silicon valley/tokyo

Masataka Matsumoto

Co-Founder & General Partner

Prior to WiL, he served as Chief Incubation Officer at Yahoo! Japan.

silicon valley/tokyo

Aki Koto

Partner

Aki’s experience includes fields as diverse as construction, venture capital, and product management.

silicon valley/tokyo

Yoshi Iwakami

Partner

Yoshi loves technology and startups, having transitioned to working with tech ventures from seven years in finance, strategy, and operation.

silicon valley/tokyo

Vicky Shum

Venture Partner

Vicky brings to WiL her deep industry and entrepreneurial experience in consumer digital media and technology products.

silicon valley/tokyo

Tsune Shirota

Partner

Prior to joining WiL, Tsune was VP of Business Operations and Strategy at Evernote.

silicon valley/tokyo

Shinichi Saijo

Co-Founder & General Partner

Prior to WiL, he served as COO at CyberAgent in Japan.

tokyo

Toshimichi Namba

Partner

Prior to WiL, he served as Senior Vice President of CyberAgent Ventures.

tokyo

Masaya Kubota

Partner

Prior to WiL, he served as investment director at SMBC.

tokyo

CONTACT DETAILS

  • Silicon Valley Office [map]
  • 102 University Ave. Suite 1A Palo Alto, CA 94301
  • Tokyo Office [map]
  • Izumi Garden 10F, 1-6-1 Roppongi Minatoku Tokyo 106-6010
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