Japan

Principal

YUTO KONO


PROFILE


Yuto joined Genesia Ventures in 2017. After working at Tokyo and Jakarta office, he moved to Ho Chi Minh City and led the investments in Vietnam as the head of Vietnam office. After that, he returned to Tokyo office on October 2022.
He focuses on Web3, Fintech, Edtech, Healthcare and Entertainment. His current investments include Docquity, KAMEREO, Babel, MOSH, Conocer, among others.
Prior to Genesia, Yuto lived in India for three years and worked at CyberAgent Capital. He also led launches of new businesses at a Japanese startup in Gurugram and worked at YourStory, India’s biggest platform for startups and entrepreneurs.
Previously he worked at Quipper, an e-learning platform. He graduated from Waseda University. Yuto currently lives in Tokyo and enjoys watching football, Anime and Reef aquarium.

MESSAGE


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