Innovators Series: Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Opportunities in Japan
Monday, May 16
11:30 am – 1 pm
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Yoshito Hori, Chairman & CEO, Globis Group and Globis Capital Partners, Inc.
John Lipsky, Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Investment Bank
Globis Capital Partners, one of Japan’s leading venture capital (VC) firms with ¥20 billion under management, uses an unusual combination of local business expertise through Globis Group and Western VC experience to identify new VC opportunities in Japan. Founded by Yoshito Hori, Globis Group comprises venture capital funds, business schools with some 8,700 students annually, an executive search company, and related organizations that nurture, educate and manage the next generation of Japanese business entrepreneurs. Mr. Hori discusses his unique entrepreneurial vision for Globis Group and will also describe the current private equity landscape in Japan and the successes that VC firms, both domestic and foreign, have had investing in Japan despite the lackluster performance of the domestic economy.
11:30 am – 12 noon Registration & reception
12 – 1 pm Lecture
Admission: Corporate members are entitled to a designated number of free admissions to this event, based on their company’s current membership level. These reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. Additional corporate registrants pay the discounted corporate member rate of $10. Nonmember admission: $15 lecture only. When payment is required, prepayment must be made, or registration secured, with a credit card. All registrations and cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. Substitutions are welcome.
- May 16, 2005
- 11:30 am