Mr. Takahashi joined Phoenix Capital Group in 2018. Prior to joining Phoenix Capital Group, Mr. Takahashi most recently worked at Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) since 2009, a government backed investment fund where he was one of the founding members and was involved in industry consolidation and co-investment deals of foreign companies with Japanese companies. Prior to that, he worked at Permira Advisors both in their Tokyo and London offices. Before that, he worked at Mitsubishi Corporation, where he started his career in Investment and Credit department, later experienced vast corporate investment activities, including VC/growth capital investment to early stage to mid-sized companies, LP investments to domestic and overseas VC/buyout funds through Limited Partnership structures and he founded the VC/growth capital fund (Millennia Venture Partners) as well while there.
Mr. Takahashi received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in commerce from Hitotsubashi University.