Ikuo Hiraishi

Ikuo Hiraishi

Founder & CEO at DreamVision Inc.

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Co-founded several startups including WebCrew Inc., whose automobile insurance price comparison website became a hit and was later listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers. In 2000, he co-founded and became the CEO of Interscope, Inc. (Online Research Service), which was successfully acquired by Yahoo! Japan in 2007, and later merged with Macromill in 2010.

In March 2011, he assumed the position of Tokyo Officer of SunBridge’s seed acceleration activities, and in May of the same year, he launched “Innovation Weekend”, a Global Startup Pitch Event and networking platform for early stage startups and angel investors. In January of 2012, he co-founded SunBridge Global Ventures Inc. and became its president & CEO.
In July 2017, he reactivated DreamVision in order to build UrbanTech Labs, a Global Startup Community that encourages people in Japan.

 

 

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