XRC Labs Affiliates, Cohort 1

FabFoundry is a startup community for makers. With technologies, we help people create what changes our lives.

In order to accelerate penetration in the global community, FabFoundry partners with FabCafe Global, a leading maker-space cafe franchise that has nine locations world-widei including Tokyo, Taipei, Barcelona and Bangkok, to be starting the first FabCafe in the US.

Nob Seki is CEO of FabFoundry; Serial entrepreneur in Tokyo and San Francisco. Founded 4 tech companies. First company, a mobile game company during MBA at Carnegie Mellon in 2001, represented the school in business plan competitions. As EVP at a Silicon Valley’s iconic startup Six Apart (blogging) for a decade, he was involved in raising Seed and Series A/B for $22M. Sold companies twice (San Francisco and Tokyo) and sold two services (LiveJournal and ZenBack).

Mitsu Suwa is Exec Advisor of FabFoundy; Co-founder of FabCafe Tokyo; and Co-founder and CEO of Loftwork, a Japanese boutique digital agency who owns the FabCafe brand. He graduated from SVA. He is based in Tokyo.