After graduating from the Department of Environmental Information, Keio University in 1997, Chiba Kotaro worked for Recruit Co. Ltd. (now Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.), Cybird Co., Ltd. as a technology evangelist, and K. Laboratory (now KLab Inc.) as Director. Joined Colopl Inc. in 2009 as Executive Vice President/Director of Human Resources. After Colopl was listed in the TSE Mothers Index Futures in 2012, and in the TSE 1st Section in 2014, he resigned in July 2016.
Having angel-invested in 55 start-ups and 34 venture capitals in domestic and overseas Internet and real-tech industries. Now is a guest professor at Keio University SFC, creative manager of Real Tech Fund, and the Founder/Managing Partner of DRONE FUND.