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NAONORI KUROKAWA

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Naonori Kurokawa engages in seed and early-stage venture companies utilizing physical and chemical science technologies.

He works with a wide range of startups including the University of Tokyo companies and other university-related companies. He also works with international deals.

He is an outside director of companies in which UTEC has invested: immunoSCAPE PTE. LTD., obniz Inc., Adacotech Incorporated, Gaianixx Inc., and Cellusion Inc.

He led investments of Microwave Chemical Co., 908 Devices Inc. (Nasdaq: MASS), Flosfia Inc., Molcure Inc. and so on.

Prior to joining UTEC, he worked at ARCH Venture Partners which utilizes academic research from all over the U.S.
Naonori was a researcher at the Laboratory of Environmental Technology, Ricoh, Japan. He joined ARCH Venture Partners while studying abroad at the University of Chicago.

He joined UTEC in August 2009. He earned his MBA from the University of Chicago and Ph.D. from School of Engineering at Osaka University.

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