Takao Yoshimura is the Managing Partner of Tohmatsu Venture Support (TVS) with Japanese CPA.
He joined Deloitte Tohmatsu in 1984.and launched TVS as an in-house venture in 2010. As of Sep 2015, TVS holds 3 business lines including incubation of startups, new business development of large companies and policymaking on new business, together with 150 members and 20 branches.
“Morning Pitch” is one of the most famous startup pitch events in Japan. The purpose of Morning Pitch is to create business alliances between startups and large companies, and has been held more than 120 times in Japan by now. Going forward, host locations will be expanded worldwide and the first Morning Pitch in Singapore was taken place in July 2015.
He contributed newspaper articles on entrepreneurship to variety of journals and newspapers including Nikkei Shimbun which is the most widely respected daily business-oriented newspaper in Japan.