After graduating from Keio University with a degree in Economics, Mr. Tomosaku Sohara established a renewable energy fund in Mexico and led venture investments for Europe at a government- affiliated financial institution before founding Nordic Ninja VC in 2019.

Based in Finland and the UK, he will make venture investments in the European region with a focus on the Nordic region.

Areas of focus will be those things that are connected directly to “sustainability, including climate-tech. He will also work to support business development, by participating in the Japanese market as an outside director of the portfolio company.

In addition, he is a board member of the Nordic Asian Venture Alliance, an accelerator that fosters collaborative work between the Nordic region and Asia, of which Japan is a key player.

The Nordic Asian Venture Alliance is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.