12 Questions with nipponNuggets
This week, I reached out to the team behind Japan innovation-focused Substack nipponNuggets. To clarify, this is not a promotion. The idea behind these interviews is to pick other people’s brains about areas I personally don’t have much experience in.
Today’s topic is Japanese tech and innovation.
1. Could you tell us about yourself - your background, life in Japan, and what you’re focusing on right now?
Mark and Rodney (or the nipponNuggets) are Japanese stock market veterans. We have both been in and around Tokyo and the Japanese equity market for going on 20 years. That journey has taken us through some highs and lows, but it has been a fun journey.
We set up Japan Company Visit Partners in 2020 to help foreign fund managers stay connected with Japan and help to engage with Japanese management.
We have a passion for high growth, small-cap companies that we believe will benefit from disruptive innovation over the next decade or so. Japan is an under-researched market, where our st…