EU- Japan Trade creating history as the largest free trade deal and implications on NewSpace

source:   1 February 2019 would be a moment in history in the world’s trade economy.  The free trade agreement between Japan and EU entered into force impacting on 635 million people and almost one-third of the world’s economy. Considered the world’s largest free trade agreement, the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement opens doors in almost all sectors from agriculture to industrial products, from services to procurement. Japan is the EU’s second largest trading partner in Asia and EU businesses export €58 billion in goods and €28 billion in services to Japan every year. This is anticipated to grow by 13 … Continue reading EU- Japan Trade creating history as the largest free trade deal and implications on NewSpace

Why invest in Kyoto?

Chief Director Kenichi Ishihara of JETRO starts his talk on why invest in Kyoto? He refers to how half of the investments come from Europe and how most them come to Kyoto. Director Ishihara has made a survey to better understand what draws foreign companies to Japan. Some say they are interested because of innovation. That means foreign companies are positive about Japanese companies and Universities and these are the partners they want to work with. Kyoto is a great city in that sense. What are the obstacles of doing business in Japan? Red tape? Language? Secure talents? The Japanese … Continue reading Why invest in Kyoto?

Kyoto Research Park

Kyoto Research Park (KRP) has about 17 buildings and is a hub for research and education. Proud of 38 Universities and the representative of the KRP talks of the benefits of the centre. Currently, there are over 500 companies and diversity of industries. Examples include: WHILL Mitsyfuji Corporation Megakaryon Corporation GlyTech, Inc. ARKEMA. K.K Nabtesco Corporation Kodenshi Corporation Earthside Co. Ltd The representative of KRP speaks of how many of these startups and businesses will bring great talents because of the number of Universities in Kyoto and also because of the desire of people wishing to come to work in … Continue reading Kyoto Research Park

X-Roid Futures

Imagine robots as patients, machines that take care of your daily activities? Cleaning the floor, carpet, moving items for you and helping you out? Well, TMSUK seems to be up to doing that. The Founder moved from Kyushu to Kyoto and found Kyoto very accepting. He speaks of their Kyoto Robot lab and speaks of not changing anything to the beautiful Kyoto buildings or furniture. Interestingly, due to their active robots outside the office, many tourists come in to take photos. Some of their patient robots are used for dentistry training. He starts, one customer came to ask for a … Continue reading X-Roid Futures

Kyoto Investment Promotion seminar in Tokyo

source: Inside Kyoto   This is the 6th Kyoto Investment Promotion seminar organised by JETRO in Tokyo for the year.  The Mayor of Kyoto Mr. Daisaku Kadokawa, amongst many speakers came to promote Kyoto.  They started with mr. Kadokawa and he started with the history, Gion, discussion on natural disaster and SDGs.  More specifically they spoke of the Gion Festival. source:   Kyoto prides itself as ranking number one as the most attractive city in Japan, according to the Institute of Urban Strategies, The Mori Memorial Foundation.  This survey which considered 72 cities in japan on ‘Urban Attractiveness in … Continue reading Kyoto Investment Promotion seminar in Tokyo

What makes Real Tech Fund successful

Source: Real Tech Fund   ‘The Power of Technology, to the Force of the Future‘ very much encapsulates what Real Tech Fund aspires to achieve and believes in.  What makes Real Tech Fund successful?  Here’s my take: 1. Beautiful Vision ‘I want to change the world.  I want to change the future. Everyone who gets in technology is swearing in mind, so willing trying while sleeping. However, most of it disappears in the midst of dreams. Technology has unlimited possibilities.  However, the world does not move by itself.   Without funds and wisdom, experience, understanding of the world, No matter how … Continue reading What makes Real Tech Fund successful

Asia, Delta Zero Association and Space parallel

Formed by MIEX and others the Delta Zero Association aims to provide a platform for standards and entering the token framework. The idea is to ensure quality and also consistency. Currently, MIEX has core partners like ANXONE, Forbes Cryptomeria and EXR. Founded and located in Hong Kong with a group of young, enthusiastic technologists, financial experts they believe in the future of digital assets. They talk about crossing the chasm, how early adopters learnt about bitcoin and now how we need more than 16% penetration to ensure the swing falls with the majority thereby opening the door for others to … Continue reading Asia, Delta Zero Association and Space parallel