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Industry Insights

Why Open Innovation Collaborations between Corporates and Startups fail?

Collaboration with startups is an important mechanism for corporate innovation

Industry Insights
  • February 2021
  • By Lei Ling Lim (Senior Manager, IGPI Singapore)

Why Open Innovation Collaborations between Corporates and Startups fail?

Collaboration with startups is an important mechanism for corporate innovation

In current business world of rapidly changing technology and business models, corporates might find that their traditional way of working is no longer sustainable and can be “obsolete” with the emergence of new technologies. To sustain corporate success or win a bigger slice of the pie, corporates need to innovate. However, bigger corporates might find that they are lacking in the “innovation” aspects and have turned to collaborating with startups to fulfil this gap.

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Strategic Planning

Improving the Profitability and Management Soundness of Subsidiaries in Vietnam

Sharing from recent joint webinar with I-GLOCAL

Strategic Planning
  • January 2021
  • By Kohki Sakata, CEO of IGPI Singapore

Improving the Profitability and Management Soundness of Subsidiaries in Vietnam

Sharing from recent joint webinar with I-GLOCAL

We recently held a joint webinar with I-GLOCAL, which is an accounting firm in Vietnam, and received many responses. In this report, I would like to share the content of the webinar.

We established the Vietnam office in 2016 for the purpose of supporting the Vietnamese government and have since been providing consulting support & assistance to numerous Japanese companies. Especially in the midst of this pandemic, we have implemented plans to improve the profitability and management soundness of local subsidiary companies through proactive and customized business consulting services.

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M&A
  • December 2020
  • By Chong Han Lim (Senior Manager, IGPI Singapore)

Maneuvering the uncertainty of transaction closing

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Industry Insights
  • November 2020
  • By Rachit Khosla (Country Manager, IGPI Australia), Hui Fu Chua (Analyst, IGPI Singapore) and Shrutee Chitre (Intern, IGPI Australia)

Want your startup to expand beyond Australian shores?

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Industry Insights
  • November 2020
  • By Kohki Sakata (Chief Executive Officer, IGPI Singapore)

IGPI Singapore partners with KK Fund to create new businesses in Southeast Asia

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M&A
  • October 2020
  • By Chong Han Lim (Senior Manager, IGPI Singapore)

Corporate innovation for established companies

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M&A
  • September 2020
  • By Kim-Lân DANG (Senior Manager, IGPI Singapore)

A great new wave of Japanese investments is rolling towards Vietnam

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Industry Insights
  • July 2020
  • By Kim-Lân DANG (Senior Manager, IGPI Singapore) and Yvonne Lim (Associate, IGPI Singapore)

AgriTech: innovations in agriculture to feed the growth of the industry in Asia Pacific

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Strategic Planning
  • May 2020
  • By Kohki Sakata (CEO, IGPI Singapore)

Current status of the startup ecosystem in SEA

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Strategic Planning
  • July 2020
  • By Kohki Sakata (CEO, IGPI Singapore)

Reduce the number of bad decisions by making use of information on-site

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Strategic Planning
  • June 2020
  • By Kohki Sakata (CEO, IGPI Singapore)

Creating new business opportunities in the Post-COVID era

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Strategic Planning
  • June 2020
  • By Chong Han Lim (Senior Manager, IGPI Singapore) and Divya Kunaparaju (Associate, IGPI Singapore)

Digital Transformation

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Industry Insights
  • June 2020
  • By Lei Ling Lim (Senior Manager, IGPI Singapore)

Healthcare industry landscape and potential opportunities in SEA

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Strategic Planning
  • June 2020
  • By Kohki Sakata (CEO, IGPI Singapore)

Digital Transformation in Southeast Asia

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M&A
  • May 2020
  • By Chong Han Lim (Senior Manager, IGPI Singapore)

Japan Cross-Border M&A

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Strategic Planning
  • May 2020
  • By Kohki Sakata (CEO, IGPI Singapore)

Current status and issues of business restructuring for regional headquarters in Singapore

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Past Events

Strategic Planning
  • April 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Why is now the right time for CX?

NewsPicks x IGPI x SPEEDA hosted an online discussion session on CX

Date: April 22nd, 2020

NewsPicks x IGPI x SPEEDA hosted an online discussion session about “Why is now the right time for CX?” on April 22nd (14:00-15:15 SGT).

As a special guest, Mr. Ryosuke Gokyu, General Manager of Corporate Planning Department from Sojitz Asia, joined to provide an on-site perspective on CX.

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Strategic Planning
  • March 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Webinar on Corporate Transformation (CX)

The key to promoting Corporate Transformation (CX) during a recession

Date: March 26th, 2020

Recently, we had a discussion at Uzabase webinar on how to promote corporate transformation (CX) during the recession.

Asian Corporate Planning "Corporate Transformation (CX) in a Recession Phase: Strengthening Business and Functions Utilizing Opportunities"

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Strategic Planning
  • May 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Practice in ASEAN / Corporate Transformation

How companies should be like in the future after Covid-19?

Date : May 12th, 2020
Format: Webinar

For you who are interested in: The impact of Covid-19, What to do during Covid-19, Corporate transformation and/or organizational transformation,How companies will transform toward the convergence of Covid-19, How Asia will change after Covid-19.

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Strategic Planning
  • May 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Corporate transformation (CX) – Session 1

IGPI x MHM x Kroll conducted 3 seminars on Corporate transformation (CX) - 1st session

Date : May 13th, 2020
Format: Webinar

1st session - CX overview, business reorganization focused on external parties such as investees, business partners and suppliers, and response to fraudulent cases that sometimes surface

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Strategic Planning
  • May 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Corporate transformation (CX) – Session 2

IGPI x MHM x Kroll conducted 3 seminars on Corporate transformation (CX) - 2nd session

Date : May 20th, 2020 
Format: Webinar

2nd session - Structural reforms inside overseas subsidiaries, especially localization that is expected to accelerate in the future and strengthening of governance

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Strategic Planning
  • May 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Corporate transformation (CX) – Session 3

IGPI x MHM x Kroll conducted 3 seminars on Corporate transformation (CX) - 3rd session

Date : May 27th, 2020 
Format: Webinar

3rd session - Opportunities in Southeast Asia with the theme of new business investment and risk prevention and management in pursuing them

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Strategic Planning
  • June 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Singapore – Japan COVID-19 Tech Live: “Digital Transformation Platform” 1st Breakout Session – Local Businesses

As part of our collaboration with JETRO and Enterprise Singapore in establishing their Digital Transformation Platform (DXPF)

Date : June 25th, 2020

JETRO and ESG jointly present
Singapore - Japan COVID-19 Tech Live: "Digital Transformation Platform" Breakout Sessions

We warmly invite you to the breakout sessions of Digital Transformation Platform (DXPF). A total of three (3) breakout sessions will be held in June and July to discuss how companies can come together to enact digital transformation that can help to overcome the business challenges resulted from the Covid-19 situation.

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Strategic Planning
  • July 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Singapore – Japan COVID-19 Tech Live: “Digital Transformation Platform” 2nd Breakout Session – Global Businesses

As part of our collaboration with JETRO and Enterprise Singapore in establishing their Digital Transformation Platform (DXPF)

Date : July 2nd, 2020

JETRO and ESG jointly present
Singapore - Japan COVID-19 Tech Live: "Digital Transformation Platform" Breakout Sessions

We warmly invite you to the breakout sessions of Digital Transformation Platform (DXPF). A total of three (3) breakout sessions will be held in June and July to discuss how companies can come together to enact digital transformation that can help to overcome the business challenges resulted from the Covid-19 situation.

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Strategic Planning
  • July 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Singapore – Japan COVID-19 Tech Live: "Digital Transformation Platform"  3rd Breakout Session – Living and Work Environment

As part of our collaboration with JETRO and Enterprise Singapore in establishing their Digital Transformation Platform (DXPF)

Date : July 16th, 2020 JETRO and ESG jointly present Singapore - Japan COVID-19 Tech Live: "Digital Transformation Platform" Breakout Sessions We warmly invite you to the breakout sessions of Digital Transformation Platform (DXPF). A total of three (3) breakout sessions will be held in June and July to discuss how companies can come together to enact digital transformation that can help to overcome the business challenges resulted from the Covid-19 situation.
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Strategic Planning
  • September 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

EDB webinar series- Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Business opportunities in Southeast Asia

Date: September 18, 2020, 14:00 -16:00pm JST (13:00-15:00pm SGT)

Format: Webinar

Singapore’s Economic Development Board is conducting an online webinar to share on various manufacturing and supply chain related business opportunities that can be found in Singapore and the wider Southeast Asian region.

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M&A
  • September 2020
  • By Kim-Lân DANG (Senior Manager, IGPI Singapore)
  • Singapore

A great new wave of Japanese investments is rolling towards Vietnam

Vietnam is the top investment destination in ASEAN by Japanese companies

Japan loves Vietnam.

According to an online survey conducted from November to December 2019 by NNA Japan Co., a Kyodo News group company, Vietnam is the most promising investment destination in ASEAN by Japanese companies in 2020, followed by India and China. This is mainly driven by the country’s strong economic growth as well as its position as a production hub and a large consumer base of a population of over 90 million and average age of 28 years old.

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Strategic Planning
  • September 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Promoting digital transformation (DX) in South East Asia through corporate transformation (CX)

WEBINAR CO-HOSTED BY FPT AND IGPI

Date: September 24, 2020 (16:00 -17:00 JST)

Format: Webinar

Disruptive technological innovations, globalization, rapid changes in industrial structure and the tremendous impact of COVID-19 have put many companies under pressure to revise their business strategies with digital transformation (“DX”).

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Strategic Planning
  • November 2020
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

Leading Australian Digital Transformation to Success with Corporate Transformation

Webinar in association with Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI), Melbourne

Date and time: 5th November 2020, 3:30pm-4:30pm (AEST) 
Format: Webinar via Zoom

With the challenge of sustaining the growth trajectory of its previously recession-proof economy, coupled with a vast, low-density nation with an ageing population, Australia has numerous digital transformation (DX)-related business opportunities.On the other hand, many Japanese companies are not taking advantage of the DX opportunity.

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Strategic Planning
  • January 2021
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

The key points of leading success and failures of new businesses in ASEAN

Organized by Uzabase Asia Pacific, IGPI Singapore and KK Fund.

Date and Time: Wednesday, January 27 2021 at 10:00-11:00 (Singapore time)

Format: Online via Zoom (Japanese)

This event is organized by Uzabase Asia Pacific, IGPI Singapore and KK Fund, covering the key theme of new business creation.

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Strategic Planning
  • March 2021
  • Kohki Sakata
  • Singapore

[Webinar] Business opportunity in Singapore after Covid-19?

【ウェビナー】コロナ禍で変わるシンガポールでのビジネスチャンス

Date and time : 18:00-19:00 JST on March 23, 2021

2021年3月23日(火曜) 18時00分~19時00分(日本時間)

Format: Online via Zoom (Japanese)

It is commonly said that Singapore is a gateway to Asian market, but is it true after Covid-19? We will have a panel discussion with two Japanese startups in Singapore and share how they run and expand their business in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

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