Pegasus Tech Ventures Japan Co., Ltd.
“Pegasus University” public lecture where you can learn world-class open innovation: A special lecturer from Silicon Valley in the United States will come to Japan!
Pegasus Tech Ventures (Headquarters: California, USA, Representative Partner and CEO: Anise Uzzaman, hereinafter referred to as Pegasus) will hold an open lecture of “Pegasus University”, which has been provided only to investors, in January 2023. increase. Pegasus partners who are familiar with the world’s top level open innovation have decided to come to Japan as lecturers for this seminar. At the same time, Professor Emeritus of Hitotsubashi University and Professor Seiichiro Yonekura of Hosei University Graduate School will also be on stage.
“Pegasus University” sponsored by Pegasus Tech Ventures is an educational program for investors where they can learn corporate innovation and investment know-how. As a corporate venture capital (CVC) management partner of more than 30 major business companies, we have extensive knowledge and experience in world-class open
innovation. In partnership with the prestigious Harvard University in the United States, we also have a track record of operating an acceleration program.
This time, a lecturer from Silicon Valley, the holy land of
innovation, will come to Japan for the first time and give a lecture to those who are thinking about new business strategies of large companies and partnerships with venture companies. The instructors have experience in entrepreneurship, management, mergers, etc. mainly in the technology field, Harvard University MBA, Stanford University MBA, investment fund management track record of 300 billion yen, and Pegasus partners who are innovation professionals. will gather. Simultaneous interpretation in Japanese is provided.
Mr. Seiichiro Yonekura, an adviser to Pegasus and Professor Emeritus of Hitotsubashi University and Professor of Hosei University Graduate School, will also take the stage and give a special lecture on the importance of innovation in Japanese companies.
Below are the speakers who will be attending.
He is a partner of Pegasus Tech Ventures and is in charge of investment operations at the Silicon Valley headquarters. Since co-founding Garage Technology Ventures, a long-established venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, he has invested in numerous startups. He has worked at McKinsey & Company, Brown Brothers Harriman, and the World Bank, and has written many articles on corporate, venture capital, and innovation. After graduating from Harvard University, he received an MBA from Stanford University, and has experience teaching venture finance at Berkeley, California. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
Partner at Pegasus Tech Ventures, responsible for investment operations with a focus on global technology investments and corporate mergers and acquisitions. He also provides advisory services focused on the Internet, Mobility, Digital Media and AI/Blockchain sectors. He has served as co-founder, board member, investor and advisor to dozens of technology companies. He is also co-founder of Architect Partners, which focuses on boutique technology mergers and acquisitions, Managing Partner of Ignite Ventures, and Global Mentor of Korea Innovation Center (KIC) in Silicon Valley. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.
Partner of Pegasus Tech Ventures, mainly responsible for US and European investments. A serial entrepreneur with three company exits, he is most famous for selling the startup 3scale to Red Hat (now IBM). He is also a current mentor at TechStars, Startupbootcamp, and Astia. Focusing on rapid technological innovation in Deep Tech, AI/ML, IoT/IIoT, Big Data, Fintech and Digital Health, we also mentor entrepreneurs and support international business expansion and exit strategies. there is He holds a master’s degree in strategic management and computer science from the Munich School of Management (LMU) and a bachelor’s degree from the London Business School. Seiichiro Yonekura
Advisor to Pegasus Tech Ventures, professor emeritus at Hitotsubashi University and professor at Hosei University Graduate School. Doctor of History, Harvard University. Professor at Hitotsubashi University Innovation Research Center since 1997, director of the same center since 2008. Editor-in-chief of the quarterly magazine Hitotsubashi Business Review. As the principal of Academy Hills’ “Nippon Genki Juku”, he is also committed to adult education. He specializes in the management strategies and development processes of companies centered on innovation, as well as the historical research of organizations, and is enthusiastically supported by many managers. His publications include “Silicon Valley Seeks Japanese Companies: The Strongest Partnership Envy of the World” (published by Diamond), “Structure of Management Picture Revolution” (published by Iwanami Shinsho), “Japanese History of Innovators” (published by Toyo Keizai Inc.), and “History of Innovators” (published by Yuhikaku). Management of open innovation” and many others.
Representative partner and CEO of Pegasus Tech Ventures. After graduating from Tokyo Institute of Technology, he received a master’s degree in engineering from Oklahoma State University and a doctorate from Tokyo Metropolitan University. He has a history of making strategic investments after managing companies such as IBM. While investing in excellent companies mainly in the fields of IT, healthcare IT, artificial intelligence, robotics, IoT, big data, VR, AR, fintech, and next-generation technology, we also support Japanese entrepreneurs. there is He is also the founder and chairman of the world’s largest ecosystem platform “Startup World Cup”, which is sponsored by the company and holds regional qualifiers in 70 countries and regions around the world. His publications include “Silicon Valley Wants Japanese Companies: The Strongest Partnership Envy of the World” published by Diamond, “Startup Bible Silicon Valley Style: How to Create a Venture Company” published by KADOKAWA, “Investors in the World Are Japanese What are you looking at in a company?”
In this seminar, we will discuss the cutting-edge Silicon Valley-style innovation investment method, communication techniques with
entrepreneurs, and specific methods of due diligence for venture companies, which Japan is said to have not yet caught up with. You can learn the breakthrough necessary for a major company that does business with Japanese simultaneous interpretation. This course is normally only available to investors, so it is a very valuable opportunity to be able to attend it live.
This seminar will offer open lectures with the same contents in Tokyo and Nagoya. If you are considering a new business strategy or partnership with a venture company, please do not miss this
Please click here to apply for the course. There is a description of the course content on the application site.
■ “Pegasus University” Public Lecture Overview
Date and time: January 19, 2023 (Thursday) 9:00-17:30
Venue: Otemachi Mitsui Conference
1-2-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004
Organizer: Pegasus Tech Ventures
Date and time: Friday, January 20, 2023, 9:00-17:30
Venue: TKP Garden City PREMIUM Nagoya Station
〒451-0045 Diameitetsu Building, 1-1-17 Meieki, Nishi-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
Organizer: Pegasus Tech Ventures
■ About Pegasus Tech Ventures
Pegasus Tech Ventures, headquartered in Silicon Valley in the United States, has received LP investment from over 30 major companies around the world, and has invested in over 220 startups, mainly in the United States, Japan, and Southeast Asia. is a venture capital firm. In Japan, in addition to already listed companies such as ZUU, Genie, Money Forward, AirTrip, Metaps, and D.L.E., we are investing in Terra Motors, Unifa, Monster Lab, Star Festival, Life is Tech, Modalis, FiNC, etc. We have a track record of supporting the overseas expansion of these investees. Learn more about.
Pegasus Tech Ventures
Person in charge: Ayaka Umino
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