Akio invests and sometimes co-founds early stage ventures in Asia, specializing in consumer Internet, media, and SaaS platforms. Some of the past and current investments include AppAnnie, 36Kr, Farfetch, freee, Groupon Japan, Soracom, DeNA China (WapTX), Strikingly. Previously co-founded Groupon Japan and Farfetch Japan and in Taiwan currently sitting on the boards of KKBOX, Pinkoi, Mixerbox and 17. Akio was formerly the head of venture investment program for Adobe in Asia and was responsible for Adobe’s corporate venture investment in Greater China, Japan, and India. Akio holds a Master’s degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
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