August 27, 2018 · Business Leader, Entrepreneur

William Saito is a political advisor and expert on cybersecurity. When he was ten years old, he started a computer programming internship. By the time he was in college, he was running is very own software company out of his Chicago dorm room. He became the biometric software expert at an early age upon graduating from college. This technology company created authentication tools with their collaborative partner in Sony. The two partners created tools that allowed for recognition by fingerprint. That invention has become more popular than the software founder could have ever imagined. When he was thirty-four years old in 2000, the software company founder sold his company to Microsoft.


Because of his experience and work history with building and selling his very own startup, he has a unique perspective on how the economy plays a role on the ability for a founder to create, launch a develop a successful startup. He thinks that in Japan the landscape for new startups is beginning to evolve. The barrier to receiving funding is not as difficult as it uses to be. In addition, the barrier for those starting for a second or third time with their startup is more common and viable nowadays. Startup founders are dealing with constraints from the business world around them. Yet still, the world looks promising for those that want to take the chance of starting their own company.


William Saito believes that the responsibilities of budgets are becoming easier to manage. The way funding and budgets are headed, startup founders will have more ease and enjoyment when handling the financial side to their companies. The business expert also sees the potential many new founders have ahead of them with their startup companies. He knows a lot about how startup founders can create something today and get it to the level that it starts to become influential in the lives of many people and big brand names. After selling his invention to Sony, William Saito won entrepreneur of the year award. The invention has been very influential in today’s tech space. His thumbprint invention is involved in a lot of the smartphones we use today.


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