nipponNuggets

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nipponNuggets: a bite-sized look at Japanese companies benefitting from Disruptive Innovation
Created 08 Feb 2021
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  • Plaid - Attracting customers & investors
    30 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Plaid (4165) | Quick Look Share price: ¥2,900 | Market Cap: $1bn | EV/Rev: 20x Summary Plaid is a leading company in the field of Customer Experience and Customer Data Platforms under the Karte brand....
  • Yappli - Mobile Tech for all
    25 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Yappli (4168) | Quick look: Share price: ¥4,200 | Market Cap: $445m | EV/REV: 23x Apps have changed the World. Innovative companies such as Uber, Instagram, and LINE all emerged in the App Economy. Be...
  • BrainPad - data guru
    10 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    BrainPad (3655) | Quick Look Share price ¥6,280 | Market Cap: $420m | EV/Rev: 4.5x SUMMARY BrainPad is a leading company in the field of data utilization. Shortage of digital professionals in Japan dr...
  • PKSHA Technology – problem solver
    07 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    PKSHA Technology (3993) | Quick Look Share price: ¥1,876 | Market Cap: $520m | EV/Rev "Software is eating the world," wrote Marc Andreessen in a 2011 essay. He went on to say that, more and more major...
  • Makuake - product launch 🚀
    26 Jul 2021 • 3 min read
    Makuake (4479) | Quick Look Share Price: ¥6,750 | Market Cap: $750m | EV/Rev: 18x Makuake operates an online platform that functions as a marketplace for new product and service launches. Along with m...
  • Neural Pocket - A better tomorrow
    17 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Neural Pocket Inc. (4056) | Quick Look Share Price ¥4,235 | Market Cap: $550m | EV/Rev: 68x In a future smart city run entirely by artificial intelligence, chances are you will walk into a bar for the...
  • Bengo4.com - Sign of the Times
    10 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Bengo4.com Inc (6027) | Quick look Share price: ¥8,930 | Market cap: $2b | EV/Rev: 37x Japanese business culture is deeply rooted in face-to-face meetings and paper - lots and lots of paper! In the wa...
  • Q2 - what happened in Japan?
    03 Jul 2021 • 2 min read
    Good morning, a little break from our usual company write-ups this week. But here is a quick bird’s eye view of what has been happening in the overall Japanese market over the past quarter. It is hard...
  • SpiderPlus - Digital buildings
    26 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Spider Plus (4192) | Quick Look Share price ¥1,800 | Market cap: $560m | EV/Rev 29x A month away from the opening ceremony of the Olympics, cost overruns are back in the spotlight. In 2013, Japan esti...
  • Albert - building the future
    19 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Albert (3906) | Quick look Share price: ¥5,860 | Market cap: $260m | EV/Rev: 8.2x Albert's expertise lies in artificial intelligence (AI) services for the automotive, manufacturing, communications, di...
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