Yuji Fukuda graduated from Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST). He holds a Master's degree in Bioscience After completing graduate school, he worked at a pig farm managing pigs and introducing technology to the farm. in 2008, he moved to Leave a Nest Co., Ltd. where he worked on the conversion of unused local resources into animal feed at the Okinawa office and experienced the launch of the production and sales business of the brand pigs. Since 2016, he has been involved in the launch and operation of the "Kumamoto Tech Planter" by the Kumamoto Prefecture Next Generation Venture Creation Support Consortium, working to build an ecosystem that will generate new industries from the region. After working at the Osaka Head Office, he will be at the Tokyo Head Office from 2020, and will be appointed as Director of the Institute of investment and incubation in May 2021.