D2C Inc. was established on June 1, 2000. A joint venture between NTT Docomo & Dentsu, it is the first company in the world specializing in mobile advertisement. Under the corporate slogan “One-Stop Mobile Marketing”, D2C has been in the advertising business, media representative business, mobile solutions business, and other overall mobile marketing business. Since 2010, D2C has revised the corporate slogan into “No Wireless, No Marketing,” and in addition to utilizing mobile advertising and marketing business, they are now expanding the business to include wireless domain as smart phone and such new devises. Furthermore, D2C has been administrating “Mobile Ad Awards” which is the first award ever in the world specializing in mobile, publishing trade publication “DIGITAL&DIRECT NEWS”, and aggressively promoting an awareness campaign as a council member company of various kinds of organization such as the Internet Advertisement Promotion Conference and others.
Microsoft Corporation is an American public multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions. Established on April 4, 1975, Microsoft today is involved in Computer software, Consumer electronics, Digital distribution, Computer hardware, Video games, IT consulting, Online advertising, Retail stores and automotive softwares.
The history of ITOCHU Corporation dates back to 1858 when the Company’s founder Chubei Itoh commenced linen trading operations. Since then, ITOCHU has evolved and grown over 150 years. With 150 overseas bases in 75 countries, ITOCHU, one of the leading sogo shosha, is engaging in domestic trading, import/export, and overseas trading of various products such as textile, machinery, information and communications technology, aerospace, electronics, energy, metals, minerals, chemicals, forest products, general merchandise, food, finance, realty, insurance, and logistics services, as well as business investment in Japan and overseas.
Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., better known as the publisher of English daily The Times of India, is india’s largest media conglomerate. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. is the flagship company of The Times Group. The Times Group is the largest media conglomerate in India. The company has eleven publishing centers, fifteen printing centers, fifty-five sales offices, Over 7000 employees, five dailies, including two of the largest in the country with approx 4.3 million, copies circulated daily, two lead magazines, twenty-nine niche magazines reaching 2468 cities and towns, thirty-two Radio Stations, two Television News Channels, one Television Life Style Channel. Its major brands include The Times of India, World’s largest English-language broadsheet daily newspaper in terms of circulation, The Economic Times, India’s largest financial daily, and the world’s second largest in terms of circulation after The Wall Street Journal, Times Private Treaties among others.
Centurion Investment Management (CIM) is a boutique Asian private equity company established in 2004 to invest in small to middle market companies. We are headquartered in Singapore with offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai. CIM usually fund companies that are cashflow positive seeking growth and expansion in a diverse spectrum of industry. We pride ourselves in providing a “one-stop” financial advisory service to our investee companies from initial direct investment to follow-on investment, underwriting, IPO and secondary market activities.