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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW : Dane Fisher on INFINITI LAB

(1) - Dane Fisher General Manager Global Business Transformation Brand INFINITI Motor Company (002)

The INFINITI LAB Global Accelerator program reached its 3rd edition with the theme of “The Future Consumer”. The program concluded with Demo Day on 7 December 2017, where the entrepreneurs pitched their ideas to a panel of investors in hope of securing partnerships and funding to propel their businesses to the next phase.

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The entrepreneurs also had a chance to pitch their business cases to key decision makers from INFINITI and the Renault-Nissan Alliance.

Source : INFINITI

These programs and key partnerships are the latest developments in INFINITI’s ongoing support of the global startup ecosystem. INFINITI continues to explore innovative new initiatives and partnerships that empower entrepreneurs on every step of their journey.

“INFINITI has an established reputation as an innovator with a pioneering spirit. This makes us a natural partner for entrepreneurs who seek out new experiences and push boundaries every day,” said Dane Fisher, General Manager, Global Business Transformation & Brand, INFINITI Motor Company.

Retail in Asia met Dane Fisher to know more about INFINITI LAB and the way the program fits INFINITI corporate culture. Watch the video interview!

INFINITI Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with representations in 50 markets around the world. The INFINITI brand was launched in 1989. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan, the United States, United Kingdom and China.

INFINITI design studios are located in Atsugi-Shi near Yokohama, London, San Diego and Beijing. INFINITI is in the middle of a major product offensive.

SEE ALSO : INFINITI’s views on its future consumer

The brand has been widely acclaimed for its daring design and innovative driver-assistance technologies. From the 2016 season, INFINITI is a technical partner of the Renault Sport Formula One team, contributing its expertise in hybrid performance.

The INFINITI LAB Global Accelerator 3.0 is organized in partnership with NEST. Nest builds innovation platforms to support the entrepreneurial journey.  Nest is headquartered in Hong Kong and has built a global network spanning Beijing, Singapore, Bangkok, Seoul, Bahrain, Nairobi, London, and Los Angeles.

An interview with NEST and the startups from the program is coming soon.

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