Plaza Mikado, 2-14-5 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052 MAP
|President & CEO:
Ito, Jun Makihara
Paul S. Slawson, EastPoint Capital Management
Elmer Fisher, Senior Advisor to the Chairman/CEO, Deloitte Consulting
||Investing in, developing and supporting information technology
businesses. (We have completed investing our current capital and are focused on managing the current portfolio.)
||Dec.1999: Neoteny Co., Ltd. launched
with capitalization of ¥1,030,000,000.
Jan. 2000: Incubation business launched
Jul. 2000: Capitalization increased to ¥ 1,060,000,000
Sep.2000: Capitalization increased to ¥ 1,330,000,000
Feb.2001: Capitalization increased to ¥ 2,155,000,000
Apr.2001: Capitalization increased to ¥ 2,355,000,000
Mar.2004: Capitalization decrease to ¥ 10,000,000
is the retention of childlike attributes into adulthood. Such attributes
include sensitivity, curiosity, creativity, humor, wonder, joy, imagination
and playfulness. We believe having these childlike attributes are
essential to identifying and creating value because
they enable people and organizations to embrace the intense change
caused by the dynamic effects of technology on our society.
See Harvard Business School article about the relationship between Neoteny and leadership.
Are Business Schools Really Important "Crucibles of Leadership?"
HBSWK Pub. Date: Sep 30, 2002
by Jim Heskett
The new book Geeks and Geezers by Warren Bennis and Robert Thomas, argues that all the leaders they studied, whether "geeks" (under thirty) or "geezers" (over seventy), have the ability to engage others in shared meaning; a distinctive and compelling voice; a sense of integrity; and "neoteny," a trait that makes them "addicted to life" and able to recruit protectors, nurturers, and believers through a long and productive leadership career.