We offer a financial empowerment platform for players to support players.
Creating a World of Opportunity for Dreamers
10 years ago, olympic sailor Akira Ishibashi was gathering funds to compete in the Beijing Olympics by selling T-shirts.
We recognized that many athletes must have given up on their dream from the grueling task of gathering funds.
An idea arose after watching Hanyu, a figure skater, have fans throw Winnie the Poo dolls onto the ice post-performance.
The solution we bring is to reward athletes through gifting and engagement from the fans.
Bachelor’s degree from Tokyo University. After working at Rakuten as a strategist, and leading business structural reforms, human resources, and M&A with Kidox, he worked at a strategy consulting firm then joined Accenture. He is Managing Director (products) for companies in the pharmaceutical, automobile, and FMCG industries.
An opinion leader in Japan.
He has loved martial arts since he was an elementary school student. Experienced full-contact KARATE and KENDO.
Bachelor’s degree from Kyushu University. After becoming expert in recruiting new grads at SoftBank Group, he worked 17 years at Rakuten, Inc., along the way, establishing the Fukuoka branch, managing the Food & Beverage department and 12 overseas branches as an executive officer of Rakuten. As he is strongly attracted to the concept of Blockchain -- disrupting centralization through the power of technology – he established Engate, Inc..
Soccer boy from elementary school. Committed jogger and kick-boxer.
M.B.A. from Keio University. After becoming an expert advisor at PricewaterhouseCoopers and then KPMG, he established his own tax, finance, and business consulting firm that supports start-ups and secondary establishments. He also supports athletes’ careers with passion. C.P.A./Tax attorney.
Captain of Gyosei Senior High School soccer team. Sports enthusiast.
Established eureka, Inc., and served as Representative Director and CEO. Released “Pairs,” an online dating service, and “Couples,” a communication app for couples. In 2015, the company was acquired by InterActiveCorp (IAC). In 2016, Akasaka stepped down, but was retained as an executive adviser before leaving in 2017. Currently, he is an angel investor to a variety of companies globally. In 2019, he launched a street fashion label, WIND AND SEA. He loves soccer and is an avid fan of the Yokohama F. Marinos.
Bachelor’s degree from Doshisha University. After working at Venture Link, he has been involved in many venture businesses as a manager. He is a director at the Japan 100 years management Association. His aim is to create long-lasting, valuable businesses.
Established “Shuyu Cup” for Japanese college and university volleyball players. Has organized annual tournaments to choose the number 1 player, and involved more than 20,000 young volleyballers in the past 20 years.
Bachelor's degree from Hosei University. After working at Rakuten as an E-commerce Consultant, she joined the Consulting Department of Revamp Corporation where she engaged in supporting new business launches in the service industry and promoted sales improvement and BPR in the retail industry. She joined Engate to create worldwide "enthusiasm." She loves baseball and was a pitcher. "My winning pitch is a 100 km/h first pitch."
After graduating from university and starting his career at IBM, he spent 13 years as a sales representative in the financial industry. During that time he established a business development division. Currently he works for Salesforce Japan as Sales Director of the Non-profit Organizations sector. He is passionate about adult education. He founded “Koukoku juku”, an NPO committed to assisting athletes, 10 years ago.
Bachelor’s degree from Waseda University. After joining SoftBank Group, he helped establish its VC investment fund. He is currently the CEO of a FinTech company and also works with multiple start-up companies while raising his first daughter. He is an excellent researcher and good at leveraging knowledge to create something new.
Car fanatic. He has owned more than 11 cars. Now he drives his two-year-old daughter around in a minivan.
Bachelor’s degree from Keio University. As he wished to bring meaningful businesses to society, he became an entrepreneur when he was a student. He first established a start-up that brought transparency to the real estate industry. When he encountered Ethereum Blockchain, he was smitten by the new concept of the world triggered by technology, so he established another new company, Cryptoeconomics Lab Japan. He also owns a BBQ restaurant business in Indonesia. Very aggressive serial entrepreneur.
He has been a spirited Judoist since he was 10 and holds a black belt.
While he was a university student, Ochiai interned at a start-up, then following graduation, joined the same company as a web developer. In 2017, he encountered DApps, then switched to blockchain development in expectation of the arrival of the web 3.0 world. Ochiai is currently working on a research project for Ethereum Plasma at Cryptoeconomics Lab Japan, and in his spare time contributes to the development of study materials to increase the number of blockchain engineers in Japan. He also serves as Secretary General to the Fukuoka Blockchain Lab, and promotes blockchain related businesses.
While working at Rakuten, from 2003, she successfully established the marketing division. Then she engaged in creating both a CRM program called “PointClub”, and SuperDB, a marketing data warehouse. After becoming expert at database marketing, she established the direct sales division. After Rakuten, she engaged in creating website-oriented services for the smartphone and tablet markets.
After these rewarding experiences, in 2015 she established her own consulting firm, Data & Marketing, Inc.
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