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Hiroshi Mikitani


Mr. Hiroshi Mikitani is the Founder and serves as Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director & Member of the Board of Directors at Rakuten. He also serves as President & Chairman at Vissel Kobe. He received an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. He has been the CEO since March 2004 and is also the Chairman and Representative Director of Rakuten Baseball. Since October 2011 he has also been the Chairman of Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. He also serves as a Chairman at Aspyrian Therapeutics and a Board Member at Genesis HealthCare (Biotechnology). He is also an Angel Investor. He serves as Board Member at Lyft.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Tokyo
  • Japan

Hiroshi Mikitani Investments (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Rakuten Medical 20-Dec-2018 Later Stage VC 00000 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
0000000 0000000 19-Jul-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
00000 24-Oct-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Construction and Engineering Startup 0000000 00000000
0000000 0000000 05-Oct-2016 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Bezar 15-Nov-2014 Seed Round 00.000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Domo 13-Jul-2011 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 0000000 00000000
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Hiroshi Mikitani Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Domo 29-Jun-2018 IPO 00000 Completed
00000 02-Feb-2016 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Hiroshi Mikitani Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Hiroshi Mikitani Angel Investor 00 0 Tokyo, Japan

Hiroshi Mikitani Co-Investors (14)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
DNX Ventures 1 0
East Ventures 0 0
Mistletoe 0 0
Rakuten 0 0
SBI Holdings 0 0
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