GLOBIS USA Launches Website to Bring MBA, VC, E-Learning and Corporate Training to America


TOKYO, Oct.20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – On October 15, 2021, GLOBIS USA launched its official website ( ). Based in San Francisco, GLOBIS USA (launched in April) is the first American subsidiary of GLOBIS Corporation based in Tokyo ( ). The subsidiary will serve as a portal to offer the GLOBIS Unlimited MBA and online learning leader in Japan to an American audience. It will also help support GLOBIS Capital Partners portfolio companies, expanding their reach as global companies.



Future business leaders will need a variety of specialist knowledge to harness the power of technology and innovate in a new era of globalization – the Technovate era. As such, GLOBIS USA will initially serve as a hub for corporate training programs and GLOBIS Unlimited. Eventually, pre-MBA courses will also be offered both online and in person. The San Francisco site will also help support GLOBIS Capital Partners portfolio companies, thereby expanding their reach as global companies.

Tomoya Nakamura, former dean of GLOBIS University in Japan, will be president of GLOBIS USA. The board of directors will include Tomoko Kimijima, Managing Director of GLOBIS Corporation, and Alex Scharf, Director of GLOBIS Digital Platform.

GLOBIS USA marks an important milestone in GLOBIS ‘mission to support ecosystems of people, capital and knowledge to positively impact the future of businesses. To date, over 170,000 students have taken GLOBIS courses and over 1,120,000 have received in-company training. GLOBIS Capital Partners is one of the leading venture capital funds in Japan with total assets of over $ 1 billion. The next chapter in this legacy brings GLOBIS to a key market on the global stage.

On January 13, 2022, GLOBIS USA will host Creative Confidence for Startups, an online launch event featuring guest speaker Mr. Tom Kelley. As a partner of IDEO and Founder and Chairman of D4V, Mr. Kelley is a respected global authority on critical business skills such as storytelling and design thinking. In addition to an opening speech, he will join GLOBIS USA President Tomoya Nakamura in a dialogue and address the audience in a question-and-answer session. Details and registration information will be announced on the official GLOBIS USA website closer to the event.

For more information on GLOBIS USA, see below:


Since its founding in 1992, GLOBIS has fostered a vision to create and innovate societies by fostering ecosystems of people, capital and knowledge management. Today the company is involved in a range of activities, from higher education and corporate training to venture capital. GLOBIS also manages the G1 Institute and the KIBOW Foundation, two non-profit organizations aimed at promoting creativity and innovation in society. The GLOBIS MBA and corporate training programs are offered both online and in person in Japan, Shanghai, Singapore, and Thailand. GLOBIS University is the proud home of Japan’s first MBA and is growing rapidly to claim this title for all of Asia.


GLOBIS University

  • English (part-time MBA, online MBA and full-time MBA)
  • Japanese (part-time MBA and online MBA)

GLOBIS Company

  • GLOBIS Executive School
  • GLOBIS School of Management
  • Company training
  • GLOBIS overview
  • GLOBIS unlimited

GLOBIS Capital Partners GLOBIS China GLOBIS Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. GLOBIS Thailand Co., Ltd. GLOBIS USA, Inc.

Other activities:

  • G1 Institute
  • KIBOW Foundation

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