Kenta Kurahashi
PLAID inc.
CEO and Co-Founder

After graduating from Doshisha University, I joined Rakuten Co., Ltd. as a new graduate in 2005. In the marketing and web direction team, I am responsible for improving UX of Rakuten Ichiba, promoting mobile device strategy, planning customer development measures at Rakuten's member base, and planning distribution expansion strategy by product category. Founded in October 2011 PLAID inc. In March 2015, we officially released the web service platform "KARTE", after undergoing practical verification on beta version for about 1 year and acquiring the award at Infinity Ventures Summit Launch Pad held in December 2014.