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Eriko Suzuki
General Partner at Fresco Capital


Eriko Suzuki is General Partner at global venture capital fund Fresco Capital, and former Director at Taizo Son’s social impact focused venture capital Mistletoe Inc.
Eriko combines her passion in finance, tech and social impact, to help support great entrepreneurs in the areas of Future of Work, Education and Digital Healthcare. Her investments include Ninjacart in India to Jobbatical in Estonia.

Eriko grew up abroad from North America to the Middle East and whilst obtaining an Honors Economics degree at McGill University, interned in Kenya at a World Bank affiliated microfinance organization, and started her career in Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley and UBS, developing strong finance professional skills particularly in Mergers & Acquisitions and capital market offerings.
Then, with a shift in interest from finance to technology as a means to scale impact, she established the Japan office of a Silicon Valley drone startup.

Eriko is also a mother of two children and author of “How we live, will be how we work.” (Daiwashobo, 2018) - a guide to embrace diversity, design careers and to create a better future collectively.

Agenda Sessions

  • Diversity: what practical steps can be taken?

  • The new opportunity set – sectors to watch in 2021?

  • Connections: Venture capital