Kenji Kasahara Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 12

  • Portfolio
  • 11

  • Exits
  • 1

Exits

Kenji Kasahara General Information

Description

Mr. Kenji Kasahara is the Founder and serves as Director 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 (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Issues 01-Nov-2021 Seed Round 00000 Government Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000 (00 000000000 24-Aug-2021 00000 00000 00.000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
000000(0000000 000 04-Aug-2021 0000 00000 00000 Managed Care Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000 08-Mar-2021 00000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Product Development 00000 00000000
000000 06-Nov-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
000000000 07-May-2020 000000000 00.000 Financial Software Startup 00000 00000000
00000000 15-Apr-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Buildings and Property Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000 00 0000 15-Nov-2019 00000 00000 000.00 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Interstellar Technologies 29-Jul-2019 Later Stage VC 000.00 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Ramen Hero 01-Jan-2019 Early Stage VC Food Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
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Kenji Kasahara Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000 (00000 000000 01-Oct-2018 000000000000000000
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Kenji Kasahara Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kenji Kasahara Angel Investor 00 0 Tokyo, Japan
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Kenji Kasahara Co-Investors (73)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
East Ventures 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Heart Driven Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Global Brain 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kenji Niwa 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
TLM 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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