Our experience tells us that understanding the market and the relevant regulation tends to be the area most businesses prefer to avoid or ignore. This can be a big mistake. We know that failing to understand the issues fully at the outset will raise the risk of damage to future business success, so we would like to stress the importance of ensuring it’s done right at the earliest opportunity.


Market research

In order to support your new market entry, our market research on your behalf includes the current market size, its recent history, its likely potential, possible barriers to progress, demographics, competitor analysis, plus recommendations for the distributors and agents we believe could offer you the best long-term support.


Regulation research

For a Japanese company, the European market looks complicated.  Depending on your business aspiration and requirement, we will conduct a regulatory research on both the EU’s and each country’s legislation. For a UK / EU company, we provide a Japanese regulation research. 


Sector specific research

According to our clients’ requirement and their business model, we have conducted various areas of research.  The research projects include:-

  • SaaS (Software as a Service) Providers which monitor mobility and consumption, aided by AI and data sciences
  • Opportunities and challenges faced by European major insurers when collaborating with FinTech/InsurTech start-ups
  • Artificial general intelligence with case studies in the U.K. and the U.S.
  • History of machine learning research in Canada and the U.S.
  • Startup incubators, accelerators and crowd finance comparison – in the US, UK and major countries in the EU
  • Financial services provided by mobile operators in Europe and Africa
  • Research on the mobile healthcare
  • Intellectual property strategies of major companies in Europe
  • Netherlands’ advanced farming and horticultural technologies and its know-how.

Our research method

We conduct research by referring to various databases in English and in other languages such as French and German. We often carry our interviews to the government organisations, businesses and research institutions in order to capture information which are not open to public and also understand stories behind the scene.