Michiko Kato | Partner
Woven Capital

Michiko Kato, Partner, Woven Capital

Michiko Kato is a partner at Woven Capital. Michiko’s investments span multiple domains including mobility, automation, smart cities, data and analytics.

A passionate investor and operator of growth-stage businesses, Michiko also serves as an independent director at HENNGE and Excite Holdings, as well as a board observer at Nuro and Ridecell.

Before Woven Capital, Michiko was Chief Financial Officer at ABEJA, Inc. — a market leader in artificial intelligence technology backed by Google, NVIDIA and Salesforce. After joining ABEJA in 2018, Michiko helped establish the company’s corporate functions, including finance, strategy, HR and PR. She also worked at leading investment firms such as Unison Capital, International Finance Corporation and Morgan Stanley.

In 2022, Michiko was named a Top 50 Rising Star by Global Corporate Venturing, which recognizes the industry’s top investors chosen from more than 2,000 corporate venturing units.

Michiko holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. from International Christian University in Tokyo.

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Day 2 @ 13:30

Panel: Investing in mobility start-ups: what does winning look like?

last published: 17/May/24 16:15 GMT

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