Name: Katsuaki Sato
Company: Metaps, Inc.
Sato founded Metaps in 2007 as a student entrepreneur. Launched “Metaps”, the data-driven app monetization platform,
in 2011 and started the business in eight locations worldwide. Sato started “SPIKE”, the online payment platform,
in 2013 and recently launched “Laplace”, R&D platform to predict the flow of money in the economy.
Sato was awarded “THE START-UP OF THE YEAR 2015” by Forbes, and selected
as one of the “Top 100 Global Players in Japan” by AERA, also in 2015. Sato is the author of “How to predict the Future”