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Tak Miyata

General Partner

Tak worked as a systems engineer for Electronic Data Systems (an HP company) after which he founded NevenVision, his first US-based startup that was acquired by Google in 2006. Tak then established J-Magic, a Japan-based startup, in October of the same year to develop mobile-specific services using image analysis technology. The company exited in 2009 after which Tak joined Mixi where he served as the CEO of Mixi America. Tak founded Scrum Ventures in 2013. He holds a Master’s degree in Nano Science from Waseda University.



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