SEIKOURI is daring, enterprising, innovative. Let SEIKOURI help propel your business into the next stratosphere, or just the next continent to start.
With our vast networks, mature global strategic alliances and with headquarters in New York City, offices in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Frankfurt, and Singapore, as well as associates in Sao Paulo, London, Berlin, Hong Kong, and Tokyo; SEIKOURI has people and tools in place to make your business the tour de force you want and quite possibly more than you imagine.
Expansion. Globalization. Explosive Growth.
We bring your business to the world, making it an international sensation. This is an endeavor that exceeds expectations.
As serial entrepreneurs, we know what it's like to walk in a founder's shoes, so we oversee the entire journey. SEIKOURI is the engine driving your business forward. Our priority is the international and overall success of your business.
From creating and providing access to strategic alliances to customized fundraising solutions to designing business strategies and much more, we have you covered. SEIKOURI offers an unparalleled experience with unsurpassed attention to your needs in fact our expertise is so meritorious, some might say we know your business needs before you know.
Alliances. Competitive Advantage. Explosive Growth.
Having a competitive advantage and gaining local credibility leads to growth.
The right Strategic Alliances are key to gaining competitive advantage when taking a business international.
SEIKOURI knows the value Strategic Alliances bring in building a competitive advantage and gaining local credibility necessary for maximum growth.
With our vast network, we provide C-level access to global strategic partners that will take your business to the next level. From the first introduction to generating revenue streams and beyond, SEIKOURI guides you through the on-going process of building a global business and on the way enables you to manage it all independently and self-sufficiently ensuring an international triumph.
Funding. Planning Reliability. Explosive Growth.
SEIKOURI finds your business the funds to capitalize business expansion and globalization. We develop customized strategies to finance growth.
This is not a one stop fits all solution. With a proven track record of helping clients find funding and partnerships, we have a deep network within the Venture Capital and Private Equity space and constantly nurture our network ensuring access to a diverse group of investors.
We specialize in analyzing businesses, opening doors to investors, and guiding the process from preparing the pitch to receiving the check.
After funding is in place, we have extensive experience in managing investor relationships to ensure effective communication and achieving successful fair valuation of the company.
Options. Change. Explosive Growth.
SEIKOURI has the prowess to help develop short term and long-term strategies for your business to ensure targets are met and goals are achieved. We design customized strategies for your unique business.
With SEIKOURI’s world class team and visionary approach, we have the expertise to formulate a plan for implementing and managing change to a successful outcome.
The goal is always to strive for the best things in life, while not doing without the good things.
The only way is up. Markus is in charge of international business development, alliances, and sales projects. He served in different roles in business and alliance development, sales and strategic consulting. Among others, he was Board Member at ACE TOMATO AG (IT Security Consulting), Chief Revenue Officer at Drivve LLC (Cloud DMS), Executive Senior Vice President of North America at Paessler AG (Network Monitoring), Advisory Board Member at pleasureGuest LLC (Hospitality), and Lead Advisory Board Member at award-winning online booking technology provider APPOINTEDD/Saloca Ltd. Markus lives in New York City and Frankfurt.
Languages: English, German
Mark S. Cottoral
If you are afraid of the future, then get out of the way, stand aside.
Mark is a serial entrepreneur, advisor and angel investor. For 25 plus years, he has successfully developed companies from the startup stage to multi-million-dollar businesses. In addition to his CFO duties, he focuses on business strategy development and venture funding projects. In his spare time, Mark sits on the Boards of several tech startups. Mark studied Business Administration and Sociology at Free University in Berlin, Germany and Marketing Management at Columbia Business School New York (MBA). Mark lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Languages: English, Spanish, German
Have no fear of perfection. You will never reach it.
Based out of Singapore, Akiza is in charge of expanding SEIKOURI's business in Southeast Asia. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Computer Science at the University of Tokyo and holds an impressive bunch of various high-level technical certifications from the IT-Security industry. During the last 10 years, she supported several North American security solution providers with their market entry in Southeast Asia. As a child, Akiza lived in Japan, Korea, China, and Brazil, before moving to Singapore at the age of 14.
Languages: Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, English, Portuguese.
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
Jimmy specializes in mobile solutions, social collaboration and social media. He is an Apple OS X and iOS evangelist. He wears many hats including consultant, UI designer and marketing executive. Born and raised in Fukuoka, Japan; Jimmy spent three years in Australia before moving to California in 1998. Jimmy was the Founder & CEO of 2100b Sausalito LLC, a consulting company specializing in Digital Strategy development, which was acquired by SEIKOURI in 2014. He holds a Master's in computer science from EECS at UC Berkeley. Jimmy lives in Sausalito, CA.
Languages: English, Japanese
Taryl L. Stanley
No one ever regrets going the extra mile, spending the extra time to ensure the client is happy.
Taryl leads practice engagements ensuring operational viability, client satisfaction with a focus on expanding business opportunities and solidifying client relationships. Additionally, she drives global operations for SEIKOURI infusing a culture focused on performance and innovation. Born and raised in Missouri, she has moved extensively over the course of her career. Having lived in Denver, Boston, Switzerland, London and now currently residing in New York City, she gained a diverse professional background in Operations and Technology. Taryl studied Spanish, Finance and Business at Missouri State University.
Languages: English, Spanish
The offering includes individual Executive Coaching as well as Training and Facilitation Sessions like
Business Etiquette, Local Customs, Customer Service and Relationship Management, Leadership Development, Interpersonal Relationships and Cross-Cultural Dynamics, Stress Management, Product Roadmap, and Core Values, Culture & Happiness at Work.
Strategic Coaching is provided by ROCeteer Inc., a company that is committed to unleashing the potential of entrepreneurial ecosystems through a combination of coaching, mentoring and training. ROCeteer was founded in Las Vegas with Mark Rowland and Tony Hsieh as investors and works with individuals, teams and communities to support increasing both the Return on Community and Return on Capital of entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Everything starts with an idea. Not necessarily. Often, business ideas are a combination of thoughts, experiences, visions and things that influence us. Let us help you making sure that your business idea is a great idea.
ubermutig is an independently owned digital creative agency residing in Brooklyn's "Digital DUMBO" area.
Global Business or How To Use The Silverware
Planning your first business trip to Asia? Will you jump on a plane and play it by ear? Or are you actually aware of the many cultural differences and book yourself into a seminar where you will learn to bow and present your business card properly?
Being prepared for that cultural differences in Asia is absolutely mandatory, but is the same tru for Europe? Would you give the same though and preparation to your first business trip to Europe if you would to one to Asia? Are you looking into differences in business mentality and culture before leaving?
Is it Your timezone or Mine?
Imagine, you are in your office in Manhattan and a client from the UK wants to schedule a call. Usually they send an appointment request through a calendar app like Outlook, iCal, Google Calendar or they might send the request via e-mail, which may or may not state the time zone. E-mails will go back and forth asking “Is it your time zone or my time zone? EST or GMT?” And then you wait for the call to happen to discover that despite of all the back and forth hassle, the time was still not right.