東京都

APT WomenAcceleration Program in Tokyo for Women
APT Women Administrative Office03‒6213‒2000

Mentor

Hideyuki Hongo

CEO and head representative of Startia Holdings, Inc. President, Kumamoto Creation Entrepreneurs Network, General Incorporated Association President, Hoshinowa, General FoundationHideyuki Hongo

Hideyuki Hongo moved from Kumamoto Prefecture to Tokyo when he was 18, where he started work as a salesperson. Within seven years he became the top salesperson in the company. After changing his career path to the telecommunication industry, he and his colleagues set up a limited company called "Telecomnet" (The current company name is Startia Holdings, Inc.).The company provided IT/Telecommunication consulting services for small and medium-sizes companies. The company went public on Mothers in 2005 and the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2014.
The company has expanded its business to other Asian countries, such as China and Taiwan, for the purpose of becoming the No.1 service provider in Asia. Additionally, the company has been active in conducting organizational change and has held study sessions in order to cultivate management members for future generations.
Furthermore, He focuses not only on his own company but also on social contribution activities.
In March 2018, a general foundation, Hoshinowa, was established to provide scholarships for students.
In August 2018, a general incorporated corporation Kumamoto Creation Entrepreneurs Network was established, and performs management support for entrepreneurs who aim for IPO.

<Area of Expertise>
Knowledge as president, management strategy, marketing, financing, general management, business expansion abroad, Introduction of entrepreneurs network