Mr. Takashi Hondo co-founded Fintech Global Capital and currently serves as Managing Partner. Takashi brings his extensive international investment and operational expertise with technology companies. He has been in the venture capital industry for over 10 year, having held board positions in 10 companies. Prior to the formation of FGC Takashi worked for NIF SMBC Ventures, where he was responsible for ICT investments and significant value creation for portfolio companies. He was involved in multiple European investments including Metris (listed on Euronext and acquired by Nikon). Before NIF SMBC, Takashi worked for Accenture as a project leader for a broad range or strategy and system development projects with the focus on the financial industry. Takashi holds a BBA in Marketing and an MBA in Finance, both from Eastern Michigan University.