Shinichi (Shin) Takamiya,
Shin is General Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at GLOBIS Capital Partners. Shin leads investments in mobile, digital media, applications, and web services. Shin takes a hands-on approach to his portfolio companies initiating strategy development, organization/process development, partnership development, and global expansion.
His track record includes iStyle (ticker TSE 3660), Aucfan (3674), Kayac (3904), Shimauma Print System (acquired by CCC), and nanapi (acquired by KDDI). He is an active board member of Beyond, Pixta, Lancers, Viibar and Mercari etc.
Prior to Globis, Shin led management consulting projects at Arthur D. Little where he developed corporate strategy, new business strategy and innovation strategy for leading IT service providers and software companies. Shin received BA in Economics from University of Tokyo (graduation thesis with Honor), and MBA from Harvard Business School (Second Year Honor). Shin has 8+ years of overseas experience in England, Holland and the US.
Shin enjoys his life as a VC integrating his personal interest in internet and creativity with innovation and entrepreneurship!
GLOBIS is a leading Tokyo based VC focusing on IT, Core Tech and Service industry. GLOBIS has managed USD500M across 4 funds over 19 years. Past investments include homeruns such as Gree, netage, and Works Applications etc.