Venture capital needs to evolve.
Venture capital is an efficient model for churning out high growth companies, but the entire system can be made better, so that it supports startups that truly have a net positive impact to society.
Eriko Suzuki finds that investing into early stage startups and working with brilliant entrepreneurs is exciting. But more importantly, startups have the abilty to “set the tone” of the next generation of businesses, through how they hire, etc. and can influence society and even diplomacy. Eriko Suzuki, as an investor, hopes to encourage startups that have a net positive impact to society, to grow exponentially.