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Global Japan
MAR 16, 2016

Investing for Social Impact and Social Entrepreneurship in Japan

Learn about the rise of impact investing and social entrepreneurship in Japan, with reference to examples in the Tohoku region, where numerous social ventures rose and have grown after the…

Career Success
DEC 22, 2015

Want to have an impact? Try social impact investing.

…Tokyo to deliver a speech on social impact investing (SII) in May 2015. I took the opportunity to have a chat with Sir Ronald. (Our companies had established a joint…

Career Success
NOV 21, 2017

ESG Investing is the new CSR, but can it help you make more money?

Using ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) as investment criteria used to be merely conceptual, but recent movement can be seen among clients around the globe and the…

Career Success
MAY 24, 2011

Participation in the 2011 Milken Conference in Los Angeles

…went to the waiting room for platform speakers at the session from 8 a.m. The session in which I had been asked to participate was titled “Investing Asia.” Other platform…

Global Japan
NOV 1, 2017

Foreign Investment in Japan: Why Now Is the Time

…investors understand, such perceived chaos is often a harbinger of great investing opportunities. That’s where Japan comes in. When participating in the G1 Global Conference last month, I realized that Japan is…

Career Success
JAN 29, 2005

My Despair at Davos – The Capital Gains of Foreign Investors

…rather to waste time investing in Japan. They are not the ones who will ultimately be in trouble. They can just quit investing in Japan altogether. Their investment in Japan…

Career Success
DEC 20, 2001

The Fall of U.S. Venture Capital

…who were investing in our Apex Globis Partners fund. We are constantly sending out annual and quarterly reports to investors, and we also report through a series of emails. Furthermore, our…

Global Japan
SEP 19, 2012

Marginalia Vol.7: So Hard to Save and Invest

…for me as a dollar-investing American, nor as a yen-investing resident of Japan. Savers and investors in many of the large advanced economies of the world today face the same…

Career Success
DEC 8, 2016

Go with your gut! Why instinct delivers better results.

…Instinct and decision-making When I make decisions (including about VC investing), we rely on some combination of 1. intellect 2. emotion and 3. gut instinct. Most of us are probably…

Career Success
DEC 4, 2008

Seismic Change in the Venture Capital Industry

…other parts of the world and to develop investment portfolios. For GLOBIS’ venture capital business, this means investors are asking two things: (1) Is it worth investing in Japan? (2)…