The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a dynamic and forward-thinking university with a truly global outlook and innovative spirit. Since its founding in 1991, the University has developed a unique East-West educational ethos centered on the core values of excellence and diversity. And the HKUST Business School is a leader in the field in Asia and worldwide, setting new standards for international business education and research.
Ranked in the world’s top 20 Global MBA’s for 13 consecutive years by Financial Times, HKUST MBA is designed for professionals who seek an international business education focused in Asia. Our program will grant you the global business acumen, digital competencies and leadership prowess that are essential to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive market. You will study with top talent and learn from world-class faculty, who will bridge theory with practice to enlighten and inspire.
As one of the most flexible curricula in Asia, you will be introduced to over 70 flexible cores and career-focused electives. Through our unique Business Technology and Analytics track, global programs and network weeks, study tours and career treks, you will also gain the global vision and up-to-date business insights required to take your career to the next level.
The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)is the leading global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity limited partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. Initially founded as an informal networking group, the ILPA is a voluntary association funded by its members. ILPA membership has grown to include almost 400 organizations from around the world representing almost 50% of global institutional assets under management in private equity.
The Japan Private Equity Association (JPEA) actively seeks to contribute to the development of Japanese economic society by enhancing the quality of the private equity business in Japan and ensuring the healthy development of the industry.
In order to support the development of startup companies in Japan, Venture Enterprise Center (abbreviated as VEC) was established as an organization approved by Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (former Minister of International Trade and Industry) in 1975.
Since establishment, VEC had been engaged in debt guarantee operation (this service ended in FY 2001).
Currently, instead of this, we are conducting various startup business supporting activities such as "Provision of Research Information" in which we investigate the investment trends of venture capital, "Policy Proposal" through research and study on specific issues, and "Development of Entrepreneurial Environment" to promote the communication between the new entrepreneurs and supporters.
AL-IN is Japan's premier and only "investment resource publication" dedicated to institutional investors in Japan, covering across all asset classes from alternative investments including hedge funds, private equities and real estate to traditional equity and fixed income investments, as well as regulatory issues concerning pension funds and other institutional investors.
Vantage Asia produces Law.asia, a leading online resource for in-house counsel and lawyers in private practice. It also publishes three market-leading magazines, Asia Business Law Journal, China Business Law Journal and India Business Law Journal, which provide in-depth analyses of legal and regulatory challenges facing domestic and international businesses around the region. firstname.lastname@example.org
Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund (JVPF) is the first full-scale venture philanthropy fund in Japan established with an initial capital of 100 million JPY by the Nippon Foundation and Social Investment Partners. Our mission is to cultivate social entrepreneurs and their enterprises to increase their social impact and bring solutions to social problems. JVPF provides NPOs and social enterprises with mid-and long-term financial and management support collaborating with professional pro bono partners including Bain & Company, Clifford Chance Law Office, and Vox Global Japan.
Social Investment Partners (SIP) is Japan's first full-scale venture philanthropy organization established by private equity veterans in November 2012. SIP manages Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund with Nippon Foundation and provides mid-long term financial and managerial support to the social purpose organizations that exhibit a combination of social impact, innovative solutions and sustainable business model. It focuses on areas that contribute the society through fostering the next generation; education and youth employment, childcare and women empowerment, and community development. Its mission is to realize ecosystem in which financial and managerial support from the private sector can circle back effectively for the public good.