Oscar Yasser Noriega "Akira"
CEO and CEO & Cofounder in Tokyo, Japan
Oscar Yasser Noriega is a serial tech entrepreneur from Mexico now based in Tokyo, Japan. At age 17, he started his first company called "Atomix" while majoring in Computer Science, then, he decided to dropout from university to focus on his company which later got acquired in 2008. Atomix became the largest video game news media website in Spanish in Latin America and became the anchor for several media properties including tv shows magazines, radio shows and web video series.
His second company was a pioneering digital marketing agency that got acquired in 2013.
Oscar's passions include new media, video and video making, technology, photography, mobile apps, video games and Japan.
As a web pioneer in Latin America, he then decided to explore new markets and new challenges and started Pocket Supernova Inc in Silicon Valley after being backed by 500 Startups.
His goal with the company was to focus on creating a software company focused in the video space.
In 2014 he then decided to relocate to Tokyo, Japan, to build the best possible team. The company so far has done several video products including VideoSelfie, WatchMe Messenger and most recently a video creation platform called PocketVideo.
Current projects, positions or investments:
CEO and Co-Founder at Pocket Supernova
Founder, Board Member, Investor at Atomix.vg (Video Game News website).
Investor and Board Member, Anime.mx (Mexico's biggest Anime & Otaku news site)
Investor / Advisor:
Conecti.ca (Mexico's largest Consumer Tech News Website)
Contributor / Occasional Writer or guest at:
MVS Radio 102.5FM Segunda Emisión (Tech Section on Mexican FM Radio)
Mentor / Advisor at Wayra
Non active / previous projects / Previous companies
Cofounder and CEO at SCLBits (Digital Agency based in Mexico City). Sold in early 2014
Co-Creator, producer and host of Nerdcore Podcast, a weekly video series on Youtube focused on geek culture.