GNW DAY 2 - Field trip to Sony and Axelspace @ Nihonbashi Clip

Mar 13, 2019

2005-2.jpgOn a sunny morning, 51 students from all over the world got on the bus and visited Sony headquarter in Shinagawa. They were impressed by a variety of Sony's cutting-edge technologies and their business transformation throughout the years.

After having vegetable buffet lunch, they headed to Nihonbashi Clip, the co-working space run by Mitsui Fudosan, and visited Axelspace, a venture company in the same building.2109-2.jpg

Axelspace creates microsatellites including the first commercially-traded satellite to solve problems on the earth. Mr. Yasunori Yamazaki, Chief Business Development Officer gave a tour of the office and the cleanroom, then talked about their business, which stimulated the MBA candidates. In the second half, they discussed about possible new business for Axelspace, and Mr. Yamazaki served as a judge for their presentation.

2224.jpgIn conclusion of the fulfilling day, Mr. Tomohisa Shiohata, Senior Associate of Mitsui Fudosan talked about the past, present and future of Mitsui Group, which originated in Nihonbashi.2365.jpg