Prince Group and ITIC (the venture capital arm of the renowned R&D consortium – the Industrial Technology Research Institute) jointly funded and established A21, integrating industry resources and investment expertise to guide new startups to the international arena.
Through the provision of capital, Japan-based business networks, and referrals from business development teams, A21 assists companies in developing overseas business strategies and strategic business models to enhance their competitive edge in Japan and overseas markets.
Founded in 1965, Prince Group Auto21’s current business expansion covers: high-tech venture capital management and AI/IoT industries such as: Human-Machine Interface (HMI), Biomedical Technology (Biotech), Intelligent Vehicle (AGV & Drone), and Smart Agriculture, etc.
Developed and grew in the industrial and service industries (manufacturing and selling various types of vehicles for global manufacturers and joint ventures with SUZUKI), and industrial/ logistics vehicles (joint ventures with KOMATSU and TADANO), Prince Group Auto21 now invests in real estate, financial services, and retail services, etc. It has become a diversified and comprehensive enterprise group.
Prince Group Auto21 has a long-term cooperative relationship with MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) for more than 30 years. It is also one of the MIT ILP (Industrial Liaison Program) members among 250 top global companies. Prince Group and MIT jointly foster the research and development of innovative technology and intelligent products and assist MIT startups in advancing and growing.
In recent years, Prince Group has also been promoting the research and development of new technologies and bilateral markets by cooperating with Taiwan and Japan startup companies to strengthen the cooperation and exchanges between Taiwan and Japan.