Mr. Jeff Char - Founder and of J-Seed Ventures Inc.
December 06 2005 - Speaker
June 09 2004 - Speaker
C. Jeffrey Char is a serial entrepreneur and the president of J-Seed
Ventures Inc., a Tokyo-based venture incubator. In addition to J-Seed
Ventures, Jeff is also responsible for the Japan operations of
PhillipCapital, a multinational financial services group. He serves on the
boards of numerous companies including Mobikyo (www.mobikyo.jp), a mobile
portal and information venture, and Bell Circuits (www.bellcircuits.com), an
electronics components company, and is a statutory auditor at Seer Insight
Security Corporation (www.seerinsight.co.jp), a network security venture.
Jeff's past successes include Sozon, an online marketing company sold to
ValueCommerce, Solis, a domain registrar sold to GMO Internet, SSK
Technology, an electronics component company sold to Suzuki Manufacturing,
and Pario Software, a network security company sold to Lucent Technologies.
Jeff's experience with start-up companies also includes earlier careers as a
corporate attorney and an investment banker. Jeff has a B.S. in Economics
from Sophia University in Tokyo and a JD from Boalt Hall School of Law
(University of California, Berkeley).
J-Seed Ventures, Inc. is a Tokyo-based venture incubator. The company's main business lines consist of incubation, management and IT consulting, outsourced staffing and systems integration.