Mr. Hironori Maeda serves as Managing Partner at Beenext. He joined BEENOS (formerly known as netprice) as an overseas investor in 2009. In 2010, he launched Japan's first startup accelerator program "Open Network Lab" in partnership with Digital Garage and Kakaku.com. Having invested in over 40 companies, Hiro was chosen as one of the Leaders of Tomorrow at the 2011 St. Gallen Symposium. In 2013, Hiro became executive officer and managing partner at BEENOS to lead their company building and investment program.