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Mr. Koji OsawaMr. Koji Osawa
Managing Principal & Co-founder, Global Catalyst Partners [USA]
Mr. Koji Osawa is Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Global Catalyst Partners ("GCP"). GCP is a venture capital fund established in July 1999 investing primarily in seed & early stage U.S., Israeli, Singaporean, Japanese, German & China companies active in the areas of communications sectors.

Mr. Osawa has had extensive business development and investment experience in high tech industries in Japan, U.S. and Asian countries since 1985 while employed at Mitsubishi Corporation, the largest trading firm in the world.

Mr. Osawa was Division Manager of Mitsubishi International Corporation from 1993 through 1999. During this period he invested in several private companies and arranged a wide range of strategic agreements with Japanese.

Mr. Osawa also serves as Director of the Board of several NPOs, Global Catalyst Foundation, School Online Japan, Silicon Valley Japanese Entrepreneurs Network and Japan Technology Professionals Association.

Mr. Osawa received a BS in Electronics from Keio University, Japan.


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