KATSUYA HASHIZUME

Executive Officer, Venture Capitalist (Medical)

Investment Group

Born in 1985. Graduated from the Graduate School of Media and Governance at Keio University, and joined JAFCO. For 10 years, he has been consistently involved in investing in university-launched ventures. He has served as the leader of industry-academic investment group and the representative business promoter of JST START. While investing in ventures, he has been involved in the creation of several university-launched ventures, including leading the establishment of biotech ventures as a . His investments include Astamuse, Microwave Chemical, Riverfield and Biomedical Solutions (sold to Otsuka HD). While investing in medical devices, digital health, and electronics, he also runs the BNV Fireside Chat, a group aimed at knowledge sharing among technology startups. He enjoys the ocean and lives in Shonan.

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