The scarcity of real venture capital in Japan has created an opportunity for Venture Capital firms that are seeking quality Japan-based firms and opportunities to invest in. Four leading Venture Capital firm representatives will make presentations on the type of investment opportunities they are seeking and how recipient firms can successfully access them. Don’t miss this ground-breaking opportunity!
Mr. Kaushal Chokshi, president of Scaale International (Silicon Valley based VC) on how to attract venture capital investment and support for companies in China, India, Viet Nam and other key overseas markets.
David Sternis, Associate, Aster Capital (a Schneider Electric VC affiliate). The mission of Aster Capital, formerly Schneider Electric Ventures, is to take minority interests in innovative start-ups based in Europe, North America and Asia, developing new technologies that could lead to major breakthroughs in the fields of energy and the environment.
Sandeep Casi, TiE is a unique organization that supports innovative entrepreneurship worldwide. Sandeep will introduce TiE Japan and explain what kind of opportunities they look at, how they entertain pitches, and how to access opportunities to compete for funding outside of Japan.
Mr. Shinichi Sato of Samsung Venture Investments will discuss Corporate.
- Venture Capital and Samsung Venture Investments, differences in approaches between financial VCs and CVCs, and differences in positioning between various types of CVCs and Samsung Venture Investments.