Kazuma Ieiri
Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Creator

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Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Creator
Kazuma Ieiri<br>Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Creator

Born in 1978 and raised in Fukuoka prefecture, Kazuma founded paperboy&co. inc. (currently GMO Pepabo) and went on to become the youngest CEO ever (at the time) to take a company public in Japan by taking paperboy&co. public on the JASDAQ Japanese stock exchange.
After leaving paperboy&co, he continued his startup trail by founding BASE, CAMPFIRE, and XIMERA. Kazuma also dabbled in the food services industry via the founding of On The Corner (a cafe) and is active in the startup investment scene. He also started the Liverty-house project which attempts to create shared-housing for young people in need.

1978年生まれ。2001年株式会社paperboy&co.(現GMOペパボ)を創業。100万ユーザーを超える有料レンタルサーバー「ロリポップ」や数万店舗が利用するショップASP「カラーミーショップ」、国内で最大のブックレビューサービス「ブクログ」、ブログサービス「JUGEM」などを立ち上げ、2008年JASDAQに上場。paperboy&co.代表退任後、CAMPFIRE創業。代表に就任。他にも40社以上のスタートアップへの投資育成を行う「partyfactory」や、最大ECプラットフォーム「BASE」の創業取締役など。駆け込み寺リバ邸などの居場所づくりも行う。インターネットが大好きです。