We are seeking a Japanese/English bilingual Venture Capitalist to join D4V (Design for Ventures) in Tokyo.
As a VC at D4V, you will have the opportunity to work closely with startups across multiple industries in a collaborative environment. You will interface with a wide range of stakeholders (e.g. Startup Entrepreneurs, Portfolio Companies, Investors, IDEO Designers) and uncover promising startups and help grow their businesses in Japan and beyond.
Note: This is a role with D4V, working directly with the D4V Team and selected IDEO members. D4V and IDEO are co-located in Omotesando. Learn more about D4V at d4v.com.
D4V (Design for Ventures) is a Tokyo-based early-stage venture capital firm that invests in disruptive, consumer and enterprise technology startups. Partnering with the global design company IDEO, D4V provides both hands-on assistance and coaching to help startups create value via human-centered customer experiences and interactions.
We help startups deliver not only financial returns but also positive impact on the world. Our work aims to support and strengthen the culture of entrepreneurship in Japan and beyond, accelerating the growth of a more entrepreneurial economy.
Identify investment trends and opportunities by:
Evaluate investment opportunities and conduct due diligence:
Support existing portfolio companies by:
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