Kazuhiro Hasegawa

Growth Manager

At Real Tech Fund, Kazuhiro provides business management and commercialization support as a growth manager in the fields of electronics, energy, and robotics. Kazuhiro built the “Manufacturing Booster”, a program consisting of numerous small-factories to support Real Tech Fund’s portfolio companies in trial and mass-production.

He joined Leave a Nest as one of the earliest employee, experiencing the launch, commercialization, and expansion of a company. Leveraging this experience, Kazuhiro took office as the representative director of GLOCALINK Inc., a subsidiary of Leave a Nest that invests in super early-stage technology startups. He currentlys till serves as the CKO of Leave a Nest and Specialist Catalyzer at NEDO’s (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development), Japan’s largest public organisation promoting R&D and deployment for industrial, energy and environmental technologies.

He has a Master of Engineering degree from Tokyo Metropolitan University.

Other: Kazuhiro concurrently holds the offices of Executive Officer and CKO of Leave a Nest Co., Ltd. and Director of GLOCALINK Inc.

Main committee activities

  • Recipient of the Ninth Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards METI Minister’s Award