As an engineer, Takashi Hoshikawa was involved in supporting new businesses and launching a mobile development branch at DEC (the present HP) and Microsoft. Starting in 2006, he has supervised the SQL server development branch, which is under direct control of the US head quarter. While attending Aoyama Business School (MBA) he established Crowd Cast, Ltd. and incorporated the company in 2011. He took 2 side trips including studying in Great Britain which leads to now. He became the director of Fintech Association of Japan in 2015.