Toshi Eguchi is CEO of DMX Ventures, Inc., a subsidiary of a major Japanese consumer goods company, where he leads investments in US-based startups. Toshi has 20+ years of experience in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods. He began his career at Kawasaki Heavy Industries, where he led a successful turnaround effort for a major business group and built the task force that brought the bullet train to China. At Eli Lilly Japan, Toshi was responsible for finance and strategy for the manufacturing division. Prior to DMX, Toshi led strategic growth initiatives spanning 20+ countries at DMX’s parent company.
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Holly is an Investment Partner working in both the US and EU. Her focus is on companies in new food, consumer packaged goods, sexual wellness, femtech, farmtech, and earth-positive manufacturing methods. Holly spent her career growing startups through early stage Sales and PR, most recently as the Chief Revenue Officer at Citia, a global content creation, storage and distribution platform servicing Fortune 500 brands including GE (global), Mastercard (US), Viacom (global), and P&G (global). Holly was raised on a farm in California where she became the first graduate of Stanford University’s online high school (EPGY OHS) and an Academic All American Volleyball Player. She later studied bioengineering at UC Berkeley and French at Georgetown University where she played DI Volleyball. When Holly isn’t investing or helping companies scale, you can find her backpacking the Sierra Nevadas or The Appalachian Trail with her dog Smoky (@smokythebeardog).
Jun has over a decade of experience in biomedical research and over four years of investment experience in venture capital. Prior to Joyance, Jun led biotech and medtech investment endeavors in venture capital firms. Jun is an entrepreneur herself, and is passionate about education and innovation. At Joyance, she focuses on biotech investment and leads the “lab projects.” Jun enjoys identifying innovative technologists and entrepreneurs and helping them build dreams from scratch. Jun received her PhD from UCLA. She is also a venture partner at Social Starts and an investor at HealthTech Capital.
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