Kenji Kasahara Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 4
  • Portfolio
  • 4

Kenji Kasahara General Information


Mr. Kenji Kasahara is the Founder, Corporate Officer and Chairman at Mixi Group. When Kenji Kasahara was a university student in 1997, he was greatly inspired by the IT business case studies he studied in seminars and the rise of online businesses in Silicon Valley. Sensing an opportunity, he started a recruitment website called "Find Job!" in November 1997. In June 1999, he incorporated the company and became its representative director. Following that, he launched the social networking service "mixi" in February 2004. In February 2006, the company name was changed to "mixi, Inc." and it was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market in September of the same year. Kasahara was made chairman of the board of directors in June 2013.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Shibuya Scramble Square 36F
  • 2-24-12 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku
  • Tokyo, 150-6163
  • Japan

Kenji Kasahara Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
ToposWare 07-May-2020 Seed Round 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
00000000 15-Apr-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Ramen Hero 01-Jan-2019 Early Stage VC Food Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Astroscale 28-Jan-2015 Early Stage VC 00.00 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
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Kenji Kasahara Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kenji Kasahara Angel Investor 0 0 Tokyo, Japan
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Kenji Kasahara Co-Investors (18)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Global Brain 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
AngelPad 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
East Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
FundersClub 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
MS&AD Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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