Company Name
Metaps Holdings, Inc.
January 26, 2023
JPY 100mn (Incl. Capital Reserve) ※Non-consolidated, as of end-June 2024
75 ※Non-consolidated, as of end-June 2024
Shibuya Scramble Square
2-24-12 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Business incubation focused on cloud computing and AI, and investment in technology companies


  • CEO
    Yuichiro Yamazaki
  • Director
    Daisuke Hara
  • Director
    Katsunori Aonuma
  • Outside Director
    Masato Otani
  • Auditor
    Hiroki Haginoya
CEO Yuichiro


University of California, Berkeley
Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University

Yuichiro joined Deutsche Securities Inc. in 2006 where he was actively involved in M&A and financing within the telecom media and technology (TMT) sectors. After working at Deutsche Securities, he founded an AI startup company in Kyoto where he served as CEO. In 2011 he joined Metaps Inc. as CFO before serving as Executive Vice President from 2016. He was appointed President and Representative Director in November 2018, and in January 2023 founded Metaps Holdings, Inc. (formerly Odessa12) as President and Representative Director.

Director Daisuke


Waseda University, Faculty of Political Science and Economics

After working at Nikko Securities (now SMBC Nikko Securities) and within the Investment Banking Division of Nikko Salomon Smith Barney Securities (now Citigroup Inc.), Daisuke managed the administrative divisions of biotechnology and IT venture companies before joining Metaps Inc. in October 2016, where he was appointed Director of the Executive Management Division. From July 2023 he has served as a managing director, and has been a director of Metaps Holdings, Inc. since October 2023.

Director Katsunori


Keio University, Faculty of Economics

In 2005 Katsunori joined Deutsche Securities Inc. and in 2011 joined the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ). During this time he was involved in numerous M&A deals, capital raising, and investment execution, and served a number of positions including Chief Financial Officer of EventRegist Co. Ltd. and on the board of directors for several technology companies including Digital Publishing Initiatives Japan Co., Ltd. (now MEDIA DO Co., Ltd.), Asian Basis Company, Ltd. (Books Kinokuniya overseas online bookstore), and Royal Gate Co Ltd. (now Smaregi, Inc). In September 2017 he was appointed as the Japanese representative for the Dutch company Bitfury, and from July 2023 was appointed as a corporate auditor of Metaps Inc. before continuing as an auditor of Metaps Holdings, Inc. from October 2023, and as a director from November 2023.

Outside Director Masato


Keio University, Faculty of Economics

In 1996, Masato joined Asahi Bank, Ltd. (now Resona Bank, Ltd.), and in 2004, he joined Risa Partners, Inc. where he has consistently been in charge of business in cooperation with regional financial institutions throughout Japan, and has handled numerous business restructuring and M&A projects. In addition, as the General Manager of the Regional Fund Business Department of the company, he has organized many funds funded by regional financial institutions and public/governmental organizations (Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, Organization for Regional Economic Revitalization, Development Bank of Japan, etc.) and oversees the overall management of the regional funds. In July 2019, he joined Kiriboshi Capital Co., Ltd. and was appointed Vice President and Representative Director. Currently, as Vice President of the company, he oversees the operation and management of various funds. He has been an outside director of Metaps Holdings, Inc. since December 2023.

Auditor Hiroki


Keio University, Faculty of Economics

After becoming a Certified Public Accountant, Hiroki worked at a major auditing firm in accounting audits and public offering support services, before later serving as the general manager of the accounting department of an operating company. He joined Metaps Inc. in July 2017 as Managing Executive Officer and General Manager of the Finance and Accounting Division, before being appointed as General Manager of the President’s Office and Auditor of Metaps One Inc. in April 2023, a director of Metaps Holdings, Inc. from October 2023, and an auditor from November 2023.