Ken Yasunaga

Former Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Entrepia Ventures

Ken Yasunaga

Ken Yasunaga

Former Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Entrepia Ventures

Overview
Career Highlights

Entrepia Japan, Inc.
Entrepia Ventures

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61

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1965

Age

53

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Co-Founder at Cloudian, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Cloudian, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Representative Director at Royal Gate, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Atonarp, Inc.

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Director at Metaps, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Moneytree KK

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Senior Vice President General Manager, Client Computing Group at Intel Corp.

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Co-Founder at Atonarp, Inc.

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Founder at Globis Capital Partners & Co.

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Director at Inventit, Inc.

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Ken Yasunaga
Former Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Entrepia Ventures
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Waseda University is a Tokyo-based private university that offers various degree programs. As the second private university to be founded in Japan, Waseda University is considered to be one of Japan's most prestigious universities, consistently ranking amongst the top universities in Japanese university rankings. The University has many notable alumni in Japan, with seven Prime Ministers of Japan and many CEOs, including Tadashi Yanai, the CEO of UNIQLO and wealthiest man in Japan. Waseda University's main campus is located in the Nishi-Waseda district of Shinjuku. Apart from the main campus in Shinjuku, It has other campuses around the country, including Toyama Campus and Nishi-Waseda Campus in Shinjuku; Nihonbashi Campus in Chuo-ku; Higashifushimi Campus in Nishitokyo; Tokorozawa Campus in Tokorozawa; Honjo Campus in Honjo, Saitama; and Kitakyushu Campus in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka. The university has more than fifty thousand students and staff, comprising 13 undergraduate schools, 23 graduate schools, and other research and affiliated institutes, and is one of the 13 universities in the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's ""Global 30"" Project. It has partnerships with more than 600 universities and tertiary institutions, with many international students studying abroad at Waseda University each year. Established in 1882 as the Tokyo College by Okuma Shigenobu, the school was renamed Waseda University in 1902 after the founder's hometown village.

MBA

The Joseph I. Lubin School of Business is the business school of Pace University. It was named after Joseph I. Lubin, an alumnus and benefactor of the school.[2] The school was established in 1906 as the Pace School of Accountancy to prepare men and women for the CPA exam.[2] The school is located at Pace University's campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York.

Career History
Managing Partner
Prior - 2013
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
1999 - 2013

Entrepia invests in expansion-stage companies in the following segments: communications, networking (wireline or wireless), security, storage and others (in the forms of software, hardware, semiconductor or component).The firm targets high-growth technology sectors to identify investment opportunities that they believe fundamentally feature attractive potential venture capital returns. They overlay on these investment opportunities the additional criterion of incremental value potential through business development in Japan.In selecting prospective investments, Entrepia focuses on privately-held companies that offer unique products, services and/or business models, high reliability and applicability in their products and services, strong domestic sales channels and customer validation and high potential for Japanese market penetration.Before executing any investments, the firm conducts an in-depth study to identify resources that will be useful to a prospective portfolio company in expanding its business in Japan. At the same time, Entrepia undertakes a review of the company by mobilizing its in-house staff, or soliciting support from various channel partners, distributors and customers who have solid business experience in the same industry as that of the prospective company. Through the eyes of industry experts, the competitive advantages and market potential of each prospect are evaluated.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

Cloudian, Inc. provides cloud storage solutions for service providers and enterprises. Its solutions include backup and archive, media and entertainment, private cloud storage and analytics. The company was founded by Hiroshi Ohta, Scott Driggers and Michael Tso in 2001 and is headquartered in Foster, CA.

Director
Current

Atonarp, Inc. provides chemical analysis solutions and systems. The firm develops the Smart Spectrometer technology that focus on industrial gas process analytics applications in the energy, pharmaceutical, petrochemical and semiconductor industries. The company was founded by Tomoyoshi Sato and Prakash S. Murthy in November 2009 and is headquartered in Minato-Ku, Japan.

External Board Member
Current

Floadia Corp. designs and develops embedded non-volatile memory. Its products include LEE flash-ZT, Lee flash-G1, LEE flash-G2 and LEE fuse-ZA. The comapny was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Kodaira, Japan.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

JVCA is an organization out of Japan that provides assistance to venture capital firms, support, and entrepreneurs.

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