Representative Past Consulting Projects to Japanese Clients:

  • Started in Bangalore, India Office for a Japanese Telecom Company.
  • Incorporated Subsidiary Company for Japanese tool-room and set-up off-shore center for CNC Programming Group in India.
  • Provided shared-Office to a Medium size Japanese Trading Company during the Exploratory Phase.
  • Continuing research project at IIT Kanpur for a Japanese Company since last 2 Years.
  • Started Branch Office for few India IT-Services Company in Japan. These Companies Engineers work on-site with Large Japanese MNCs. Kitatec runs the Japan Branch office and ensures full Legal and Tax Compliance issues.
  • Provides Business Development to a Large Indian Business Group for their IT-Services Business in Japan.

Case Studies:

Client : JITEC

Assignment:

Period : 2003
Type : Management C.
Prime Contract : Japanese Research / Think-Tank Company.
Mission : Make a survey with about 40 Indian IT Companies on “How do they Bench-Mark their IT Engineers.”

Kitatec Role:

Identified Large, Medium and Small IT Companies.
Explained about our Survey Mission.
Arranged all Appointments.
5-member Japanese Delegation visited India across 6 Indian Cities.
Delegation visited 35 Companies and Interviewed.
Supported Report Compilation.

Client : METI

Assignment

Period : 2004.
Type : Management Consulting
Prime Contract : Japanese Research / Think-Tank Company.
Mission : Make a survey with about 40 Indian Companies and some MNCs on “How Japan-India Business could be Enhanced.”

Kitatec Role

Indentified Indian Companies who had plans for Japan Business. Indentified some MNC who will accept Japanese delegation’s visit.
Explained the Mission for the visit and survey being conducted.
Arranged all appointments.
4-member Japanese delegation visited and conducted Interviews with 27 Companies.
Supported Survey Report compilation and presentation.

Client : Large Japanese Telecom Company “K”.

Assignment

Period : 2004.
Type : Management Consulting Prime
Contract : Another Japanese Consulting Co.
Mission : Set-up Rep-Office in Bangalore with a Young Japanese Engineer who is Familiar with India and will stay in India for long-term.

Kitatec Role

Searched Telecom S/W companies who could house the Rep Office.
Searched a Japanese S/W Engineers working as Project Leader in India.
Employed directly by the Japanese Telecom Company.
Set-up Orientation and introduced Mr. “S” to various Indian Telecom Operators.
Now they have their own offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

Client : METI

Assignment

Period : 2005.
Type : Management Consulting
Prime Contract : Japanese Research / Think-Tank Company.
Mission : Make a survey with about 10 USA and European Pharma Companies in India.

Kitatec Role

Established Contacts with Indian Pharma and Biotech Companies.
Visited these companies and conducted Interview with these companies.
Compiled the Survey.
Made executive Summary on status of IPR issues.

Client : Large Japanese Investment Bank.

Assignment

Period : Mid 2006
Research Company :Bank’s own Research Division.
Mission : Private Equity Investment Possibilities. Explore Possibility of Identifying Indian New Start-ups who may go for IPO within next 2 years.

Kitatec Role

Indentified 20 Indian Corporates in IT, Telecom and Biotech Companies.
Client Selected 6 companies, 2 in each sector
We visited all 6 with Clients Delegation.
Identified 2 for Private Investment. In one case Indian Company declined. Other case more Financial study of the Group is in Progress.

Client : Mid size Tool-Room “S” with 40 CNC Machines.

Assignment

Period : Jan. 2005
Another Japanese Consulting Received the Mandate who invited Kitatec to Join in the Project.
Type : Technical & Management.
Mission : This Tool-Room expanded from 15 CNC M/Cs to 40 CNC M/Cs. So, wanted to set-up ODC in India to write Software Programs to run the CNC M/Cs.
Client : Mid size Tool-Room “S” with 40 CNC Machines.
Period : Jan. 2005 Continued for about 18 months.

Kitatec Role

Visit to CAD / CAM /Design companies to build up Confidence.
Established Subsidiary Company in Delhi.
Employed first 5 S/W Engineers.
Had 6 Weeks Refresher Technical Training.
Held 6 Weeks Japanese Language / Culture Training.
3 Months Technical Training at the Tool-Room in Japan.
Employed next Group of 8 Engineers.
First Group Trained the Second Group.
Trial S/W writing Programs started in Off-Shore Office in Delhi.
Second Batch of Engineers came to Japan for 3-Month Training.
Employed 3rd Batch of Engineers.
Total Group 22 Engineers and 2 Group Leaders and 1 Manager.

Client : Medium sized Japanese Drug Discovery Company.

Assignment

Type : Management.
Period : Feb 2005.
Mission : They invested an Indian Biotech Company. Wish to Make Joint S/W Algorithm to use in Japan.

Kitatec Role

The Japanese company wishes to modify S/W Algorithms of the Indian Company’s Packages.
Wishes to Employ Indians skilled in higher technology in Mathematics and persons who are staying in Japan.
Introduced many options and one person was employed to be the Bridge with Indian R&D Group.

Client : Large Japanese Telecom Company.

Assignment

Period : Mid 2006.
Mission : Provide Information about Telecom Services in Industrial Areas around Delhi.

Kitatec Role

Client Identified 35 Locations where Japanese Companies Exist.
Provided Telecom and Network availability in all these locations across 5 Cities and 5 Industrial Estates.
Photographs of Surroundings

Client : Mid-Size Trading Company.

Assignment

Type : Techno-Commercial.
Period : Since Jan 2006 and Continuing.
Mission : This Mid-sized Trading Company wishes to start Business in India.

Kitatec Role

Searched and provided Information about EMS Companies in India.
Provided Information about Road and Building Construction Companies.
Established Rep-Office in Delhi.
Support Continuing.

Client : Large Japanese Telecom Company.

Assignment

Period : May 2007.
Mission : Provide Information about Telecom Services in various Industrial Estates.

Kitatec Role

Client Identified 5 Industrial Estates where Large Japanese Mnfg. Plants are expected to be set-up.
Photographs of surroundings.
Reported status on Telecom / Network / Data-Centers around.

Client : Large Japanese Trading Company.

Assignment

Type : Techno-Commercial.
Period : Feb 2007.
Mission : Summary Report on Mega-Power Projects in India. Group Discussion on certain specific Clauses.

Kitatec Role

We studied the Offer of 5 Mega Power Projects.
Prepared Executive Summary.
Brought-Out salient Points.
Group Discussions.
Held discussion with Indian Power Ministry to understand some essential points about these Mega-Power Pjts.

Client : Large Japanese Engineering Company.

Assignment

Type : Techno-Commercial.
Period : Feb 2007.
Mission : Engineering Company wishes to form a Long-term Strategy for India Market. They will like to have joint Research projects with Indian Premier Technology Institutes like IITs and other R&D Labs.

Kitatec Role

This Engineering Company is Targeting to do joint research with Indian R&D Institutes.
Established Communication with R&D Institutes in Academics as well as with Large Indian Corporate Companies.
Technical Delegation visited India 3 times during 2007.
Identified Area for Joint Research.
Indian side R&D persons visited Japanese Company.
Joint Research and Exchange of Technical persons is expected in the future.

Client : Medium Size Telecom Company.

Assignment

Type : M&A.
Period : over 2007.
Mission : This Japanese Company designs Mobile Phones. Wishes to merge with Large Indian IT Company so that they can introduce their mobile phones to USA and China Markets.

Kitatec Role

We searched and Introduced Indian IT Companies who wish to acquire IT Companies in Japan.
Indian IT company wishes to make 100% acquisition.
However, the Japanese side wishes to divest only part of its Equity to start-with.
Discussions going-on

Client : Medium-Sized Software Package Implementation Company.

Assignment

Type : M&A.
Period : Mid 2007.
Mission : Wishes to merge with Indian IT Company.

Kitatec Role

Currently an Investment Fund holds 70% Equity and 30% is with Senior Management of the Company.
The Investment Fund wants to exit.
Introduced this Company to Indian IT Companies interested in M&A in Japan.