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We go beyond the capital without borders and aim to be the NEXT STANDARD for strategic investment. We aim to be the one stop platform to invest into new business ventures outside of the standard with our partners to enhance renewable energies and electrify the planet.
Who We Are
ICMG Partners is an Investment Firm, focusing on Renewable Energies as well as Power Grid & Infrastructure in Asia. We also invest in innovative technologies such as FinTech, IoT/Cloud Service, Food/Agri-Tech and AI to launch as a service on our existing portfolio infrastructures to boost its growth.
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Inbound Tech leverages on “Technology” for “Inbound” services, using Artificial Intelligence to provide real-time conversation translations in the cloud. Inbound Tech is a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company that provides a multi-lingual/interpretation solution service. It focuses on multi-lingual contact center services that are available 24/7, providing services such as help desk and system monitoring. Beyond that, Inbound Tech also provides business contact center BPO services and professional sales outsourcing services.
Residence Tokyo is a new-generation developer and operator in the hospitality industry. It aims to maximize the value of properties in the underutilized property market by acquiring non-operational real estate assets and scraping, redeveloping and renovating them into fully-furnished rental apartments. Apart from managing hotels that target the influx of tourists into Japan, Residence Tokyo also manages mid to long-term rental apartments catering to both business travelers and foreigners. Residence Tokyo is also a solutions provider of an empty house renovation management solution.
Hishab is the developer of a voice based digital systems interface platform and experts in vocal data analysis and biometrics. Hishab’s mission is to create a world where anyone can use software without having to learn to use it, with simple voice command and without the need of Internet, Smartphone or IT literacy. Our investment into Hishab will enable them to achieve success in their mission.
AOS DATA a subsidiary of AOS Technologies is a Japanese company that offers cloud and software content management platform for both companies and individuals. They provides services related to the utilization of digital assets, such as data backup “AOSBOX” and data recovery software “Final Data”, to companies, individuals, and government offices in Japan and overseas as software.
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Tepco i-Frontiers is a joint venture between TEPCO Energy Partner and ICMG, specializing in service planning and development of TEPCO EP, and continuously producing services tailored to the diverse lifestyles of customers. The purpose of this JV is to build a platform/system to connect with end consumers.
Greenway Grid Global
Greenway Grid Global is a joint venture between ICMG Partners and Two Japanese Power Electric Giants, Tokyo Power Electric Company and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. Greenway Gird Global invests, builds, owns and operates power grid infrastructures including micro grids as well as invests in innovative technologies to be launched on its own infrastructure projects.
CleanGrid Partners is a joint venture between ICMG Partners, WEnergyGlobal and Tokyo Electric Power Company. CleanGrid Partners promotes the use of renewable energy as significant contributors to green growth and provides electricity by its own smart micro grids to hundred million people without access to electricity in Asia.
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Origgin builds a solid ecosystem for new entrants to the Tech start-up market and helps them to achieve success. Through its Venture Co-Creation (VCC™) process, Origgin helps to spin-off deep-tech research projects into start-ups that provide solutions to address business pain points. Origgin also works closely with enterprise partners and leading research institutes to discover new opportunities for growth by innovation. Till-date, Origgin has co-created more than 20 VCC companies in industries such as AI, IoT, F&B, etc.
Sentient.io was founded and incorporated in 2017 by one of Singapore’s leading technology veterans Christopher Yeo. A*ccelerate, the commercializing arm of A*STAR Singapore is one of the equity stakeholders. The core AI and data platform utilizes large amounts of datasets with self-improving algorithms. Sentient’s AIaaS is a platform created to help software developers easily and quickly discover and embed AI algorithms in their applications.
ENLOP is a business ecosystem that enables any organization to adopt a modular plug and play approach by providing clients with tailored resources that meet their needs. ENLOP helps companies with innovation, transformation and acceleration of business expansion plans. ENLOP also provides companies with direct access to key industry players for investment funding, management expertise and intellectual capital.
A Singapore-based company offering cloud-based secure infrastructure for data centres. The product offering focuses on three core principles that are vital in the 21st century: security, availability and transparency. In addition, cloud platforms are easily scalable, suitable for large enterprise users.
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Hitoshi Funahashi is the founder of ICMG Co., Ltd and has led the top management of Japanese big companies such as Hitachi, Yamato, Tokyo Electric Power Company etc. His experience involves leading the creation of a business incubation division at Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. Hitoshi holds a MBA and Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Economics, Waseda University. He is also a member of the Subcommittee on Management and Intellectual Assets, New Growth Policy Committee, Industrial Structure Council, METI, and, Vice-Chairman (2009) and Secretary (2010) for Middle Market Business Revitalization Committee, Japan Association of Corporate Executives.
Clarence Tan is currently the founder and executive director of Origgin Pte Ltd. Origgin is a venture co-creator that commercialises and invests in deep tech startups from universities and research institutes to solve business pain points. Clarence is a serial entrepreneur who started several other technology start-ups since 1993, such as GlobalRoam Group Ltd (“GR Group”), Perfect Innovation Pte Ltd and Pinnz Pte Ltd. GR Group was the first company in Singapore to be traded on the over-the-counter exchange managed by Phillips Securities Pte. Ltd. in 2007. He holds an MBA from National University of Singapore (NUS).
Gen Funahashi has led cross-border M&A at Deloitte and launched aircraft parts financing fund as well as managed medical device financing fund at SG based private equity fund, ACA Investments. He is currently leading ICMG Partners as a director with successfully launching joint ventures, Greenway Grid Global Pte Ltd and CleanGrid Partners Pte Ltd, investing, building and operating renewable energies and power grid infrastructures with Tokyo Electric Power Company and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. As one of the directors at CleanGrid Partners Pte Ltd, he provides electricity by renewable energies to rural areas and islands in South East Asia with 60MMUSD funded by Tokyo Electric Power Company.
Isao Segawa joined ICMG since 2012 as CFO, managing various M&A and alliance projects. His experience involves 8 years of international trade and business investment in a general trading company, Sojitsu Corporation, overseas. He later went on to be a Board Member (and later as a Representative Director) of a business investment firm named Staff Service Investment Co., Ltd (later known as OG Investment Co., Ltd.) for a major temp agency and was involved in funding technology ventures and business revitalization of restaurants, resort hotels, golf courses, and Japanese sake manufacturers.
Cher Qi Quan
At ICMG, Qi Quan started off advising TEPCO i-Frontier on new Innovation Ventures in Singapore. He later moved on to work closely with Greenway Grid Global on new business ventures in the Private Equity and Venture Industry. He consecutively executed two key collaboration namely, between TEPCO i-Frontiers and Electrify (Energy P2P platform), and a new Project acquisition into one of GGG’s key focus markets. His current role at ICMG Partners covers Deal Sourcing, Deal Execution, Deal Monitoring, Project Management and New Business Creation. He graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS), Economics.
Lee Jun Xian
At ICMG Partners, Jun Xian’s role involves working on Deal Sourcing, Deal execution, Project Management and Venture Investment. Jun Xian’s prior work experience involves working in Venture Capital industry where he was heavily involved in sourcing and evaluating potential new startups in particular focus industries. He also comes with experience in the banking industry, having worked at the risk management division of BNP Paribas. He graduated from King’s College London with a Bachelor’s in Business Management.
Kamol has extensive experience in management consulting, business development, compliance, and corporate banking. He has a track record of supporting JICA, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in infrastructure development projects in Russia, Uzbekistan, and Japan. At ICMG Partners, Kamol focus and specializes in research for up-and-coming renewable energy technologies and investment projects. He graduated with an MSc in International Political Economy from Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
Lindy graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from National University of Singapore (NUS) and has many years of financial reporting experience spanning across different industries. She joined ICMG Partners in December 2019 as an Office & Accounting Manager.
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