Coincheck Team

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CEO/CTO/Co-founder

Koichiro Wada

Koichiro founded ResuPress Inc. when he was student of Tokyo Institute of Technology. He learned to program when he was 8 years old and won a prize at a various hackathon. As a founding member, Koichiro developed STORYS.JP, the “Medium.com of Japan”. The site is the birthplace of the Amazon #1 bestseller, “The Invincible Blonde Gal,” which sold over 300,000 copies in the first 3 months. The motion picture went on to gross about $23 million at the box office. In 2014 he became CEO of the company and developed Bitcoin Exchange Coincheck from scratch.

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COO/Co-founder

Yusuke Otsuka

Yusuke serves as the COO of the company overseeing management and operations of Coincheck. Prior to that he was a member of NEXWAY(ex-Recruit company). At there, he was responsible for new business planning, B2B sales/marketing, and UI/UX. Yusuke holds M.S in quantum mechanics from Waseda University.

Director

Keisuke Wada

Keisuke is Co-Founder and General Partner at Incubate Fund, where he covers internet and mobile applications with a focus on social.Prior to Incubate Fund, he founded Selene Venture Partners, one of the investors in Istpika (acquired by Infocom in 2012), and was a part of the founding team of Pokelabo (acquired by GREE in 2012 for $170M). Before that he worked at Cyber Agent Ventures, investing in a variety of Japanese internet startups, as well as built out their China-focused fund. Keisuke graduated from Kyoto University in 2004 with a degree in International Economics.

Advisor

Junryo Gohara

Junryo is a compliance advisor helping align AML/KYC policy and company regulation for ResuPress Inc. Before that, Junryo was a founding member of E-bank (Rakuten Bank). He then became the director of E-bank then the Operating Officer of a Rakuten bank's compliance department.