A  Joichi Ito

http://www.linkedin.com/in/joiito





     Office Locations:

c/o MIT Media Lab
77 Mass. Ave., E14/E15
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: 617-715-4366

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Joichi Ito is the Director of the MIT Media Lab. He is on the the board of Creative Commons, the MacArthur Foundation, the Knight Foundation and co-founder and board member of Digital Garage an Internet company in Japan. Ito is on board of a number of non-profit organizations including The Mozilla Foundation and WITNESS. He has created numerous Internet companies including PSINet Japan, Digital Garage and Infoseek Japan and was an early stage investor in Twitter, Six Apart, Wikia, Flickr, Last.fm, Kongregate, Fotonauts/Fotopedia, Kickstarter and other Internet companies.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Joichi Ito

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Flickr
        web link


      Fotonauts/Fotopedia
        web link


      Kickstarter
        web link


      Kongregate
        web link


      Last.fm
        web link


      Six Apart


      Twitter
        web link


      Wikia
        web link


     

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