Akio Tanaka is Partner at the global venture capital firm Headline based out of the Asia office. His focus is Fintech, Consumer Internet, SaaS and Blockchain. He is also partner at IVC, a leading seed stage crypto investor in Asia.
He was formerly the head of venture investment program for Adobe in Asia and was responsible for Adobe's corporate venture investment in Greater China, Japan, and India. Previous to Adobe, He held the position of CTO for Macromedia Japan working as part of the local management team as well as the position of Technology Advisor to the CEO.
In recent months, there has been a lot of interest in the Japanese web3 market, particularly within Korea. Media reports suggest that Japan is positioning itself...