She later worked at Nikko Asset Management where she supported institutional investors, developing investment trust funds to meet their individual needs. In particular, she was a core member in developing a fund investing in bank loans in Asia, the first such product in the industry. As the demand to invest in overseas assets increased, Miki kept close contact with the firm’s overseas offices in Singapore and London and played a key role in international fund development effort.
Joined Genesia Ventures in Ocotober 2019. BA in Law from the University of Tokyo. Mother of three children.
Place of birth/residence
Born in Sapporo, living in the Shonan area
Hobbies, Favorite Things, Holidays
Going for a run, cooking… and endless play time with kids
Episodes from your school days (club activities, majors, etc.)
Went to a boarding school for 9th - 12th grade education, came back to Japan for undergrad and majored in Law but turned out I wasn’t born to be an expert in law. Spent a lot of time doing internship, part time jobs and other activities!
There are too many wonderful places so it’s extremely hard to pick just one… but I LOVED Thai cuisine and the safari in Sri Lanka.
So hard to pick just one…
Why did you choose to work at a VC?
I was having drinks with Koki Mizutani, a member of Genesia Ventures, and he looked so excited about his work - I envied his excitement and wanted to be part of such a wonderful team.
never give up!