Kotaro Yamagishi Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Kotaro Yamagishi General Information


Mr. Kotaro Yamagishi serves as Chief Executive Officer at Keio Innovation Initiative. He serves as Managing Director and Head of Industry-Academia Collaboration Subcommittee at the Japanese Venture Capital Association. He is a Co-Founder & serves as Director at Gree. He also serves as Vice President of Finance, Fundraising, and Entrepreneurial Education and Support at Keio University. Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of CNET Networks Japan (now ASAHI INTERACTIVE, Inc.), before which, he worked at Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from Keio University in 1999.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Mita International Building 10F
  • 1-4-28 Mita, Minato-ku
  • Tokyo, 108-0073
  • Japan

Kotaro Yamagishi Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Learnio 30-Jun-2015 Early Stage VC 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
Astroscale 28-Jan-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 000000 000000000

Kotaro Yamagishi Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Astroscale 05-Jun-2024 000 00000

Kotaro Yamagishi Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Kotaro Yamagishi Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kotaro Yamagishi Angel Investor 00 0 Tokyo, Japan

Kotaro Yamagishi FAQs

  • Who is Kotaro Yamagishi?

    Kotaro Yamagishi is an angel Investor who has made 2 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Kotaro Yamagishi?

    Kotaro Yamagishi is an angel investor.

  • What does Kotaro Yamagishi do?

    As an angel investor, Kotaro Yamagishi invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Kotaro Yamagishi invested in?

    Kotaro Yamagishi has made numerous investments in companies like Learnio and Astroscale within the Educational and Training Services (B2C) and Aerospace and Defense industries.

  • What has Kotaro Yamagishi invested in recently?

    Kotaro Yamagishi's latest investment was on 30-Jun-2015 in Learnio, a company within the Educational and Training Services (B2C) industry.

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