Allen Miner, Founder of SunBridge, is one of Japan’s leading venture capitalists and angel investors with significant experience in internet, enterprise software, entrepreneurship and international business development. He and his firm were early backers of many innovative Japanese startups including Macromill, ITMedia and G-Mode and have been instrumental in the Japan market success of Salesforce.com, Concur, Marketo, Demandware and others.
Upon his graduation from Brigham Young University, Mr. Miner joined Oracle Corporation in 1986, where he subsequently founded and helped lead Oracle Japan. In 1999, he founded SunBridge and established the Venture Habitat in Tokyo (2000), Palo Alto (2008) and Osaka (2010) to support the startup ecosystem in Japan and to connect it with the Silicon Valley.
Allen Miner has been recognized by Forbes and Always On as one of the world’s 100 top technology investors.