Makoto Haruta

Advisor at Scrum Ventures

After 8 years at Sumitomo Bank, Makoto moved to DeNA in 2000, quickly rising to Chief Financial Officer. In 2011, he became Chairman of the Board. He led DeNA’s public offering, oversaw M&As such as the acquisition of the professional baseball team Yokohama DeNA Baystar, and created multiple joint ventures with other major corporations. In 2015, he founded the firm betaCatalyst which focused on startups in the medical treatment, lifestyle, AI, and IoT sectors. He graduated from Kyoto University, Law Department.


  • Advisor

    Current role

  • Partner