Kyoko Watanabe

Managing Director
DEFTA Partners

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Kyoko is the Managing Director of DEFTA Partners. DEFTA has been making early stage investments in IT and healthcare technology companies in the US, Japan and Israel. With over 20 years of experience in the venture capital industry, she oversees the operation of DEFTA’s funds and has worked with over 50 early stage technology companies in DEFTA’s portfolio. Bringing valuable work experience with start-up companies in Silicon Valley and Japan, she has helped many portfolios with their strategies to expand into Japan. DEFTA’s current portfolios include Orig3n, Graftworx, Ontera(Two Pore Guys), Lifeguard Online, Endogena Therapeutics, DiA Imaging Analysis, Savonix, Immusoft, Abilitech.1 World Online and others.

Kyoko is attending / has attended:

Venture Summit | West 2019
VSVC West 2021

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