With limited resources and a highly competitive market, getting off the ground can be a daunting task. That's why we not only offer financial support but also provide guidance and expertise to help our portfolio companies succeed. Our team will not only provide financial backing, but also offer valuable coaching and mentoring to help guide startups towards success.

Aruma Ventures is an angel fund offering both investment opportunities and coaching/mentoring services to start-up companies.

Empowering Startups


At Aruma Ventures, we understand the challenges that start-ups face in their initial stages. By providing seed funding, we give companies the opportunity to build their products, test their market and attract further investments. Our goal is to be a catalyst for success and help bring innovative ideas to fruition.



Growing a startup takes passion, hard work, determination and most importantly, the right connections. That's why our extensive professional network can be an invaluable resource for startup companies. Our network consists of industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, and seasoned investors who can provide valuable insights and connections to help startups grow.

Our Team

Jin Han
Nikko Pianetto
Andrew Breckenridge

Andrew has over 30 years of global supply chain experience, gained from helping industry leaders and their organizations transform their supply chain capabilities to achieve ever more challenging business goals.

Andrew was most recently a long term Executive VP and Strategic Advisor to FORTNA, prior to which he held executive roles in the systems integration, 3PL, operations and management consulting arenas.

Andrew hold a Batchelor of Laws from the University of Edinburgh and an MBA from Strathclyde Business School and has dual nationality with the US and UK.

Andrew’s lifetime business focus has been on strategy, go to market and growth enablement.

Nikko has extensive experience in supply chain and organizational leadership. He has technical expertise software, industrial controls, and real-time coding environments.

Before joining URBX he was the Executive Vice President of Professional Services at FORTNA and also served as the Vice President of Software Engineering for Daifuku/Wynright.

Nikko holds a Bachelor of Computer Science and Statistics from DePaul University and an MBA from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business Chicago.

With years of experience in the start-up industry Jin has established himself as a mentor and advisor to many aspiring founders.

He has experience in building and scaling organizations, consultative sales, team mentoring, successful project program management and partnership management.

Jin has a BS in Physics from UCLA and an MBA from the International American University.

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