About us

Hello from Team CaFE!
We are a small team of passionate finance professionals and developers with a mission to help small business owners better understand and manage their cashflow.

Makoto Fukuhara
CEO and Founder

Makoto has been in IT-Finance for more than 20 years, having worked with IBM amongst others. He is driven by a desire to use technology to make life easier for small businesses and give them access to the sort of information that is normally the preserve of larger businesses. He is a big rugby fan in his spare time.

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Takeshi Kimoto
CFO/Chief Consultant

Takeshi has a B.A. in Economics from a Top 5 public university in the United States and has spent the last 10 years in Corporate Finance and buy side business. He has worked for Honda, Barclays and Aberdeen Asset Management during his career.

Fumi
CTO/Lead Developer

Fumi has a Masters Degree in Information Engineering and Science and has specialist expertise in the development of applications for the finance industry. He shares Makoto’s passion for using  technology to deliver what customers really want from financial services.

Yoshitaka Sawada
Senior Developer

Yoshitaka has a Post Doctoral from a Top 2 university in Japan and a very strong background in systems engineering. He was the Senior Developer in a previous employment before joining Skwile.

Ravi
Senior Developer

Ravi has an MS in Information Technology from his university in India and describes himself as an out and out ‘techie’. He has provided technology driven solutions in a diverse range of industries and is now applying his talents at Skwile.

Nori Misaki
Risk Mathematician

Nori has an MS in Mathematics and during his studies specialised in large deviation theory. He has modelled risk for SME and project finance initiatives in both EMEA and Japan.

Neil Edwards, Marketing Consultant

Neil Edwards
Marketing Consultant

Neil is a Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing with many years’ experience in marketing, brand and communications.

His experience includes being a Director of Marketing in The Royal Bank of Scotland Group where he was responsible for brands in the UK, Ireland and US. Those brands include: Lombard, Jamjarcars.com, Angel Trains and Dixon Motors.

Robert Clare
Director

Robert is a Chartered Banker, and founder of Innovation Capital LLP, helping to grow businesses and identify and meet their strategic funding needs. He has more than 30 years’ experience within the banking sector and has held senior level positions at both Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest.

Robert Clare
Robert Holland

Robert Holland
Business Development

Robert has over 6 years’ experience within the alternative finance industry. His experience includes business development at Platform Black and Sales & Marketing Strategy at TradeRiver. He is now the founder of his own B2B lead generation company.