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2019.04.16

Updated information- June 4 (Tue) Special seminar, “Future Asia after elections”. Here is detailed information (Japanese only).

concept

rain Inc. supports companies to go to the global market
by specialists network
in more than 30 countries over the world.

Organizing appropriate team structure based on research objectives and project scale.

Individual specialists
Local research agencies
Local universities professors
  1. Providing latestinformation
    fromlocal point of viewand
    global outlooks.
  2. Doing survey byrain's specialists
    around the globe
    at the same
    time parallelly Managing and
    coordinating those specialists
    and provide outcome in one stop.
  3. Supporting major research
    agencies and think-tanks’
    strategy development
    behind the scene.
  4. Following up from beginning to
    the end and supporting clients’ needs speedy.

business domain

Providing various services to fit your needs.

  • Research

    Economic and Social analysis

    • Populations
    • Disposal income
    • Macro-Economic indicators
    • Socio-Economic survey
    • Distribution channel
    • Regulations, rules, laws

    Industry survey

    • Industry market size and trend
    • Major players
    • Major player’s details
    • Management team’s characteristics
    • SKU line-up
    • Sales ranking
    • New product line-up
    • Price range
    • Production site information

    Consumers research

    • FGI(Focus Group Interview)
    • In Depth Interview
    • Home Visit
    • Online survey
    • Central Location Test
  • Coordination

    Business meeting support

    • Long listing of visiting sites
    • Appointment arrangement
    • Attending business trip, interpretation
    • After follow-up

    Business tour support

    • Long listing of visiting sites
    • Business tour coordination/ schedule arrangement
    • Arrangements
    • Local support
    • After follow-up
  • Analyzation

    Existing data analysis

    • Existing data analysis
    • Writing report

    Survey data analysis

    • Survey outcome data analysis
    • Writing report
  • Business records

    Clients

    • Major research agencies, Ad agencies, think-tanks, consulting firms, and others

    Recent major works

    • Automobile and IT research in ASEAN, Brazil, India, UAE, South Africa
    • India printer industry survey
    • Depth interview to mothers who have elementary school student kids in Indonesia and Vietnam
    • Central location test for food processing company’s new product concept testing in Indonesia
    • Supporting business meeting in Malaysia for home appliance company
    • Supporting investment into ASEAN for solar energy plant project
    • Elevator industry survey in Saudi Arabia, Philippines, India and Thailand
    • Photo industry survey in USA
    • Medical equipment survey in France and Germany
    • Medical system survey in USA, Australia and United Kingdom
  • rain's world wide network

profile

Company profile

Company name rain Inc.
Establishment 14th January 2014
Address Nittochibiru2F, 1-4-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 1000013
Tel +81-3-4405-9240
Contact info@rain-globe.com
Business Domain
  • Target area economic and social analysis
  • Industry survey (Industry market size, major players)
  • Partner candidate survey (long listing, short listing, interview)
  • Consumer research (Online survey, Focus Group Interview, In-depth interview)
  • Report writing
  • Business meeting support (Appointment arrangement, business discussion support, after follow-up)
  • Business trip support (business trip schedule arrangement, linguistic support)

managing director, rain Inc.

Sayaka Fukuda

  • Bachelor degree from Keio University faculty of Policy Management
  • Master degree from Chuo University Graduate school of Policy Studies
  • Acting as a Managing Director of rain since Jan. 2014 (founder)
  • Working for a NPO to provide educational ODA project for ASEAN for 10 years (6 years experiences in Bangkok during the period)
  • Research associate of Keio University Graduate school of media and governance
  • 6 years experiences as a research analyst for a strategic consulting firm to support Asian business

RAIN’s Advisors

  • Prof. Dr. Takeru Ohe(Advisor to Wased University)

    • Professor at Waseda Business School of Waseda University, Ph.D. in Experimental Physics, Board member of Cognex Japan K.K and WERU Investment K.K., Consultant for corporate venturing activities, Advisor of Waseda Open Innovation Center for Open Innovation
    • Dr. Ohe has vast experience as a consultant for companies competing in the high tech industries of the United States, Europe and Japan. He founded T. Ohe & Associates, Inc. in 1982 to assist companies in building better businesses in Japan. Before beginning his consulting practice, he was General Manager of Dymo Japan, Inc., a large Japanese subsidiary of Dymo Industries.
    • Dr. Ohe currently sits on the boards of Cognex Japan K.K., a Boston-based machine vision manufacturer; and WERU Investment K.K. a zero stage capital new business investment firm associated with Waseda University.
    • Dr. Ohe is currently a professor at Waseda Business School of Waseda University. He teaches Corporate Venture and Entrepreneurship courses. His research interests cover Experimental Management and Open Innovation. He has also been consulting on corporate venturing activities with clients that including Matsushita, NTT, Olympus, Seiko Epson, Taiheiyou Cement, Konica, LG, and IBM.
    • Dr. Ohe has a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate. School of Business. Dr. Ohe has a BS degree in Physics from Nippon University in Tokyo.
  • Prof. Dr. Yonosuke Hara(Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo)

    • Ph.D. (Agricultural Economics), University of Tokyo, B.A., Agricultural Economics, University of Tokyo, 1967, M.A., Agricultural Economics, University of Tokyo, 1969, Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, University of Tokyo, 1976
    • Expert, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN/ESCAP), 1975-77
    • Director, Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo 1998- 2002
    • Professor, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies / Institute of Oriental Culture, 2002-2006
    • Professor, GRIPS, 2006-2009, Senior Professor, GRIPS, 2009-2014, Academic Fellow, GRIPS, 2014- present
  • Prof. Sukehiro Hosono(Professor, Chuo University)

    • Master degree from Graduate School of Economics, Keio University.