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Hikaru Kobayashi

D.SKH Entertainment,
Chief Executive Officer

Waseda University Bachelor of Science Applied Mathematics BS

Master of Business Administration/MBA, University of Virginia, USA

Representative Director of Duo'H Partners

TR&D Representative Director

Representative Director of MedicoreLab

MedGEL, Director

Part-time lecturer, University of Tsukuba Graduate School


After working in the Sales Planning Department of Daiwa Securities, etc., he founded a biotechnology company in February 2001 and listed it on the Tokyo Stock Exchange from Round A Finance about two and a half years later. Founded Asia Private Equity Capital Co., Ltd. in April 2004, and at the same time became president and representative director. Hands-on is involved in the discovery of technology within Japanese universities and entrepreneurship programs, including industry-academia collaboration.

Based on the technology of Professor Yasuhiko Tabata of the Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, he founded Medgel Co., Ltd. in 2003 with Marubeni Corporation and Professor Tabata. Also serves as director. We are developing biomaterials (hydrogel) not only in the medical and medical industries, but also in various industries. In the medical field, she has served as director of Parkside Hiroo Ladies Clinic.

In February 2007, together with PROFEX, China's largest independent pharmaceutical company in the dermatology field, he established PAL Inc. in Shanghai, which sells preventive and diagnostic drugs specializing in acne, and currently serves as director. We are currently selling PAL products in China through e-commerce in partnership with Taobao (China).

In June 2014, after returning to Japan in earnest, he established Duo Partners Co., Ltd. based in Japan. We have resumed investment business, including overseas, through our human network in the Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, East Asia, and North America. Led by TR&D, we are developing bio-materials used in the medical field into cosmetics, quasi-medical products, etc. Proceed with expansion into retail business.

In addition to working in the biotechnology and life science fields, the company also handles the overseas expansion of Japanese restaurant companies and service industry companies. He also serves as an advisory board member for Jameel Corporation, which is a subsidiary of ALJ, a major Saudi conglomerate, expanding into Japan.
Currently serves as a director and advisor for over 10 companies in Japan and overseas, including investees.

In November 2019, D.SKH Entertainment Co., Ltd. (music label) was established.

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