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Kenji Kasahara


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.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Sumitomo Fudosan Shibuya First Tower 7F
  • 1-2-20 Higashi, Shibuya-ku
  • Tokyo, 150-0011
  • Japan

Kenji Kasahara Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Anyplace 11-May-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000000 28-Jan-2015 00000 00000 00.00 Environmental Services (B2B) Product Development 00000 00000000
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Kenji Kasahara Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Kenji Kasahara Angel Investor 0 0 Tokyo, Japan