Yasuto Hamanishi is no longer serving in their board position at Mobile Internet Capital, Inc.

Jan 31, 2019
Board and Executive Moves
Background Information
MIC is an active investment manager which aims to nurture successful venture businesses by providing a unique financial infrastructure appropriate to the Japanese environment. They provide managerial and financial support for Japanese ventures, acting as a local partner to help overseas companies establish new businesses in the Japanese market. The firm also serves as an information hub, using their network to enhance the growth potential of the businesses in which they invest by matchmaking with companies' IT business expansion requirements or establishing new businesses.MIC's investment strategy is based on five principles, the first of which is a focus on investments in the mobile communications/internet sector. Their second principle is to follow a geographic focus, specializing in businesses that serve the Japanese market. Thirdly, they are technology evaluation specialists, benefiting from the engineering and technical advice of NTT group companies. Their fourth investment principle is to use the knowledge and contact networks of their corporate shareholders to select the best investee companies. Lastly, they emphasize business incubation, providing active, hands-on support from their staff, as well as from the staffs of their shareholders and corporate investors.To maximize information flow between entrepreneurs and their corporate network, the firm organizes venture forums.