UMJ Russia Fund, established in 2007, is the first and the only one Japanese venture capital focusing on the technology startups in Russia/CIS. Prior to UMJ, Mr Otsubo worked at CSK Venture Capital Co., was responsible for the overseas investments in US, Israel, China and Russia. He actively supported overseas portfolio companies in terms of business development in Japan. From 1997 to 2000, he was seconded to the Japanese Embassy in Moscow as First Secretary of Economy. Mr. Otsubo holds a BA of economics from University of Tokyo.