PrincipalBased in Tokyo, Japan
Takuya Hosomura is a Principal for Salesforce Ventures. Takuya brings a combination of strategic investments, business planning and development, and marketing experiences to Salesforce. Based on his previous experience both in B2C and B2B industry, he focuses on eCommerce, fintech, horizontal, and vertical SaaS companies in Japan and Korea. He invests across multiple stages, including Aeye Security Lab, GVA Tech, iCare, Monoxer, Nota, Unifa, Zeals, and also worked on Andpad, Kakehashi, and Readyfor investments.
Prior to joining Salesforce Ventures, Takuya was a senior manager of Rakuten Capital, a strategic investment arm of a leading e-commerce and fintech service provider based in Japan. Previously, Takuya worked for Sumitomo Corporation, one of the largest trading houses in Japan, where he was involved in multiple strategic investments, M&A, PMI, and business development, including 5-year management experience in Stockholm, Sweden. He holds a BS in Economics, Waseda University and an MS of Bond-BBT Global Leadership Business Administration, at Bond University.