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Allen Miner

Allen Miner

Founding Partner

Allen has significant experience in Internet, enterprise and open-source software, entrepreneurship, and international technology transfer. Allen has been actively involved in each of the firm’s investments resulting in numerous successful IPOs, including, MacroMill, ITMedia and G-Mode, among others. He has invested in over 55 venture businesses thus far, undertook IPO’s for no less than seven companies. In 2007, he was included in Forbes Magazine’s Midas list.

He started his career at Oracle Corporation in the United States. From 1987 he assisted in the launch of Oracle Japan as its first representative and laid the foundation for growth of record-setting magnitude.

In 1999, he established SunBridge group. As SunBridge CEO, he aims to create a dynamic, collaborative environment in which Japanese information technology startups develop at a globally competitive pace. SunBridge provides a variety of growth-enabling services to both startups and global enterprises.

He was a founding member of the Japan Venture Capital Association and currently serves as its adviser. B.S. and B.A. in in Computer Science and Asian Studies.