In this new Global Coin Research podcast episode, Joyce Yang and John Chen interview Mike Kayamori, CEO of Liquid.com.
Mike Kayamori is the co-founder and CEO of Liquid. In April, Liquid announced that it raised capital from investors at a valuation of more than $1 billion, making it one of the few unicorns in the crypto and blockchain space.
As of May, Liquid has more than USD50 billion in transactions over the past 12 months.
Mike brings over 22 years of experience in investments, business management, IT and venture capital across Japan, the United States, India and Southeast Asia.
Prior to Liquid, Mike was a Senior Vice President at SoftBank Group and Senior Director at Globalspan Capital Partners, a Palo Alto-based venture capital fund with over USD1.2 billion under management.
In our conversation, we spoke to Mike about the founding story of Liquid, the regulatory environment in Japan, and advice he has for new projects looking to enter the Japanese market.
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