Kohei Yamamoto
Kohei Yamamoto
Job title iconInvestor, Group CEO office at Rakuten


Kohei focuses on investments in EC related startups based in US. He also belongs to Group CEO Office responsible for special projects such as PMI and new business developments. He launched RakuNest, one of the biggest innovation communities in Silicon Valley with 100+ enterprise clients. Prior to being transferred to Rakuten USA, Kohei was Senior Manager of Global Catalog Platform at Rakuten HQ in Tokyo building the strategy, organization and services by utilizing the power of big data, AI and operations for rich shopping experiences. Earlier in his career, Kohei was an financial analyst at General Electric as Financial Management Program involved with various businesses such as Energy, Healthcare and Capital. Kohei received BA in Economics at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan.



United States


General Electric
General Electric
Financial Management Program January 2012 - October 2014

Investment Policy

Investment area
EC Fin Tech Mobility Healthcare Travel Sports Drone VR AR Entertainment
Investment round
Series A Series B Series C Series D Seed
Investment size
$1,000,000 ~ $30,000,000

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