• Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

Market News

Market News

DNX Ventures launches $315 million fund for US and Japanese B2B startups

DNX Ventures launches $315 million fund for US and Japanese B2B startups

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

MR.Cole_Photographer / Getty Images DNX Ventures, an investment firm that focuses on early-stage B2B startups in Japan and the United States, announced today that it has closed a new $315 million fund. This is DNX’s third flagship fund; along with supplementary annexed funds, this brings its total managed so far to $567 million. Founded in…

read more
Taiwan offshore wind market set to grow multifold with energy transition towards sustainable power mix goal, says GlobalData

Taiwan offshore wind market set to grow multifold with energy transition towards sustainable power mix goal, says GlobalData

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

Taiwan wind offshore market is set to witness multifold expansion to reduce its reliance on fossil fuel generation and build a cleaner sustainable power generation mix. Taiwan is estimated to build approximately 15GW of offshore wind capacity by the end of 2035, becoming a gigawatt market from 2023 onwards. The offshore wind segment has become…

read more
Berkshire Hathaway Reveals 5% Stakes in Japan’s Top 5 Trading Firms

Berkshire Hathaway Reveals 5% Stakes in Japan’s Top 5 Trading Firms

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

Warren Buffett’s conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway, has acquired slightly more than 5% of the outstanding shares in five of the leading Japanese trading companies. The companies are Itochu, Marubeni, Mitsubishi, Mitsui and Sumitomo, and the stakes were bought by insurance subsidiary National Indemnity Company over a year through regular purchases on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The…

read more
86% of businesses say they’re not ready for the next stage of the Data Age

86% of businesses say they’re not ready for the next stage of the Data Age

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

Image: metamorworks, Getty Images/iStockphoto To keep up with tech competitors, businesses must make the most of their data in this Data Age, stressed a recent report from Splunk research, “The Data Age is here. Are you ready?” Businesses not only risk falling behind but become subject to and vulnerable to myriad potential cybersecurity breaches. Eighty-six…

read more
Top Five Takeaways from The Social Dignity Webcast:  Best Practices in Growing a Japan Business

Top Five Takeaways from The Social Dignity Webcast: Best Practices in Growing a Japan Business

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

Perhaps the only thing we know for sure during the ongoing pandemic is that life, love, and business will continue; it’s just a matter of being prepared to navigate the “new normal.” With this idea in mind, HCCR started The Social Dignity Webcast to keep global business leaders, entrepreneurs, advisers, and visionaries informed as we…

read more
Google’s Plan to Disrupt the College Degree Is Absolute Genius

Google’s Plan to Disrupt the College Degree Is Absolute Genius

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

Google made waves recently by announcing its new program, “Google Career Certificates,” a collection of courses designed to help participants get qualifications in high-paying, high-growth job fields without attending university. The courses should take about six months to complete, and will cost a fraction of a traditional college education. Last week I described this as…

read more

Google’s Genius $49/mo Course Is About to Replace College Degrees

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

Google, a company that has successfully “organized the world’s information,” is about to tackle an issue we’ve long endured but have never known what to do about: tech education. It’s not a secret that colleges and universities are struggling miserably to stay relevant in tech domains. Our grandparents have a difficult time understanding how a…

read more
Japanese automakers eye e-fuel as alternative to EVs

Japanese automakers eye e-fuel as alternative to EVs

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

Automakers are looking into the potential of a carbon neutral fuel called e-fuel, made from water, carbon dioxide and renewable energy, that could be an alternative to electric vehicles. | BLOOMBERG As the world shifts to more environmentally friendly ways to power cars and trucks, electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles have grabbed much of…

read more
Solar Surge Is Making Coal Plants Unprofitable in Top Exporter

Solar Surge Is Making Coal Plants Unprofitable in Top Exporter

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

Stacker-reclaimers operate next to stockpiles of coal at the Newcastle Coal Terminal in this aerial photograph taken in Newcastle, Australia. , Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg Even the world’s top coal exporter is struggling to make money from burning the fuel. Australia’s coal power plants, which make up more than half of the nation’s generation mix, are…

read more
How Tesla defined a new era for the global auto industry

How Tesla defined a new era for the global auto industry

HCCR - Human Capital Consulting Recruiting

FILE PHOTO: Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk dances onstage during a delivery event for Tesla China-made Model 3 cars in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Tesla Inc’s rapid rise to become the world’s most valuable carmaker could mark the start of a new era for the global auto industry, defined by a…

read more
Bitnami