About us
Bruce Watanabe
Co-Founder / CEO

Co-founded and exited a multiple ventures

  • Channel Executive (IBM Cloud & Al)
  • SETA International - 2017 10X Exit
  • SIRE Mobile - SMS Solutions Provider
  • MassGenie
  • EO Board Member
Thu Truong
Co-Founder / CTO

+25 years leading engineering teams

  • PowerBuy Inventor & Chief Architect
  • 25 years of success in eCommerce
  • CTO of Beauty Encounter - One of the top leading eCommerce sites in the US in the beauty category
  • IT Director of eCost and PCM - Direct marketing company that offered technology products and services
Investors
SV Frontier

A Silicon Valley based VC fund that invests in early stage technology & Fintech based startups that redefine or create large new markets. Leading companies funded by SV Frontier were previously acquired by Google and has successfully achieved unicorn status.

Aucfan Co., Ltd (3674:JP)

Publicly traded Aucfan Co., Ltd. provides Internet auction and Web shopping statistics, and search site services for users of Internet auction and shopping in Japan. Services also cover media and data analysis.

Kohei Terrada

Currently, Kohei Terrada holds the position of Chairman of CO-WELL Co., Ltd., Chairman at Terra Power Co,, Ltd. and Chief Operating Officer & Director at Equinix Japan KK. In 2015, he sold Bit-isle to Equinix for $280 million creating the largest data center in Japan. Kohei was also the Chapter President of EO (Entrepreneur Organization)

Company timeline
Being the leader in Social E-Commerce doesn't happen overnight.
Jan
Sandy Permadi and Eric Bonnel officially joins PowerBuy Advisory Board
Feb
PowerBuy expands into Southeast Asia starting in Singapore and Indonesia
Aug
Trademark for PowerBuy is officially issued by the USPTO
Aug
PowerBuy Awarded US Patent 10,929,873 for Group Buying and Social Commerce Gamification
Sep
Official launch of PowerBuy Enterprise on Amazon AWS Marketplace
Sep
Official launch of PowerBuy Connect on Shopify
Oct
Tyler Brewer officially joins PowerBuy as VP of Growth & Success
Oct
Invitation by Amazon AWS to become an official member of the Amazon AWS Partner Network (APN)