Managing Partner - Open Network Lab
Hironori is the Managing Partner of Open Network Lab, a seed stage investment program based in Tokyo.
Open Network Lab is a seed stage investment program. The program is jointly operated by Digital Garage, Netprice.com, and Kakaku.com. The Onlab philosophy focuses on bringing products to market fit through data and design, and also to engage with members of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Japan and in Silicon Valley.
He also does investment and business development on behalf of Netprice.com, an Internet business incubation firm based in Tokyo, Japan - focusing primarily on early stage Internet services in the US.
Prior to joining Netprice.com, he studied computer science and economics at Bucknell University. In his junior year, he founded ThirdFloor Productions LLC, a web development company that specialized in developing custom social networks.