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asia.nikkei.com June 25, 2020

Sequoia Capital On Hunt For Japanese Digital-Tech Startups

Sequoia Capital plans to bring its checkbook to Japan by the end of the year as it looks for startups that deliver high-end digital technologies to corporate customers and that have corporate values of $279M to $1.3B.
Read by 40% of LPs

youtube.com December 04, 2019

TI Innovation Summit, Tokyo: Welcome Remark

The Trusted Insight Innovation Summit 2019 is a one-day event that brought together a curated group of industry thought-leaders, contrarian thinkers, and senior-level institutional investors to discuss the future of venture capital and innovation in the investment space. In this welcome remark, you will hear from Alex Bangash, Founder & CEO, Trusted Insight; Suguru Azegami, Director, Japan Post Bank; and Trang Nguyen, Co-Founder & CEO, TI Platform Management. The event took place on November 22nd, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. The event was in collaboration with Japan Post Bank and Coral Capital.
Read by 72% of LPs

youtube.com December 04, 2019

Machine Learning: Future Of Healthcare & Insurance

During this panel, entrepreneurs discussed how they overcame regulatory hurdles in building their healthcare and insurtech startups. They also shared their thoughts on machine learning and scaling innovation in both industries, and these tech-enabled startups can make a radical change in the corporate world. Panelists include Michael Fertik, Founder & Managing Partner, Heroic Ventures; Umar Afridi, Co-Founder & CEO, Truepill; Sam Hodges, Co-Founder & CEO, Vouch Insurance; and Rohit Pandey, Co-Founder & CEO, SigTuple. The panel was recorded at the Trusted Insight Innovation Summit, Tokyo on November 22nd, 2019. The event was in collaboration with Japan Post Bank and Coral Capital.
Read by 77% of LPs

youtube.com December 03, 2019

Pioneer In Venture Investing: Fireside Chat

During this fireside chat, you will learn about the University of Minnesota's venture program and why there is an over-allocation to venture; how the University has continued to outperform its peers for many years; and the opportunities of being a much larger institution investing in the venture. Speakers include Stuart Mason, Chief Investment Officer at the University of Minnesota, and Alex Bangash, Founder & CEO of Trusted Insight. The chat was recorded at the Trusted Insight Innovation Summit, Tokyo on November 22nd, 2019. The event was in collaboration with Japan Post Bank and Coral Capital.
Read by 34% of LPs

youtube.com December 02, 2019

Machine Learning In Real Estate

During this panel, entrepreneurs and general partners discussed how a once technologically-shy sector is now changing rapidly because of machine learning applications. They also identified and addressed major structural/operational inefficiencies in real estate. Panelists include Andrew Collins, Co-Founder & CEO, Bungalow; Vadim Toader, Co-Founder & CEO, Proportunity; Shotaro Fujisawa, General Manager, Knotel Japan; and Evan Nisselson, General Partner, LDV Capital. The panel was recorded at the Trusted Insight Innovation Summit, Tokyo on November 22nd, 2019. The event was in collaboration with Japan Post Bank and Coral Capital.
Read by 77% of LPs

youtube.com December 02, 2019

Expansion In Japan, Company Founders

During this panel, entrepreneurs discussed how fintech startups can leverage demographics to expand into Japan. They also shared their expectations on strategic partnerships with global limited partners. Panelists include Kai Stinchcombe, Co-Founder & CEO, True Link; Sanjiv Singhal, Founder & COO, Scripbox; and Trang Nguyen, Co-Founder & Senior Managing Director, TI Platform Management. The panel was recorded at the Trusted Insight Innovation Summit, Tokyo on November 22nd, 2019. The event was in collaboration with Japan Post Bank and Coral Capital.
Read by 46% of LPs

asia.nikkei.com November 13, 2019

Singapore Brings Japan Into Asia's First Digital Securities Market

Japan's Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings will help run Asia's first full-fledged market for digitized securities in Singapore, serving as a bridge for Japanese companies and investors to the blockchain-based trading platform.
Read by 49% of LPs

asia.nikkei.com October 17, 2019

Japan To Exempt Asset Managers From Stricter Investment Rules

Japan's government intends to exclude asset management companies, including hedge funds, from tighter foreign investment regulations designed to protect sensitive industries.
Read by 52% of LPs

reuters.com September 02, 2019

Japan Pension Funds Boost Alternative Assets In Yield Hunt

Japanese pension funds are showing a growing appetite for investing in real estate and corporate debt as they seek higher returns in alternative assets amid ultra-low yields.
Read by 55% of LPs

bloomberg.com August 21, 2019

Japan's Pension Fund Warns Of Global Investing Losses

Global markets have become so synchronized that money managers risk losing on every front, according to Hiromichi Mizuno, chief investment officer of the world's largest pension fund.
Read by 75% of LPs