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Kazuma Ito

Kazuma Ito

CEO / PoliPoli Inc.

Kazuma Ito (Co-founder & CEO at PoliPoli Inc.)He was born in Aichi Prefecture in 1998 and graduated from the Faculty of Business and Commerce at Keio University in 2022.While in college, he had developed a haiku (a kind of Japanese poem) app “Haiku Tefu Tefu” and sold the application business to The Mainichi. At the 2017 House of Representatives election when he was 18 years old driven him to update politics and government through technology, and he founded PoliPoli Inc. with his fellow undergraduates.Then, he became the first student to become a part-time lecturer at Kyusyu University, giving lectures on entrepreneurship.Also, he was the youngest person ever appointed as an expert in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s council.In 2021 he was selected as one of the “Global Shapers,” a community of young leaders chosen by the World Economic Forum. He was selected Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2023.

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