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Our mission is to support the innovation transformation of companies and to contribute to the progress of society.

Covalent promises to build a true partnership (Covalent bond) with various customers and to work together to solve difficult problems by providing the latest information, know-how and tools related to technology and cross-border.



  Have a Vision.Be a Trusted Leader.   Be Client Focused. Bea Strategic Thinker.  Be Good at Dealing with Conflict.Ask Great Questions.  Make High-Quality Decisions. Be an Incredible Communicator. 

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Covalent Inc.
2-17-17 Nagatacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Seoul, Singapore,
Hanoi (including group companies)
Research Service
  • Advanced technology research service
  • Overseas startup research service
  • ​Overseas market trends research service
Consulting Service
  • Innovation creation support service
  • Advanced technology implementation support service
  • ​SBOM/OSS utilization development support service
Financial Advisory Service
  • Cross-border tie-up and investment support service
  • M&A advisory service
  • CVC service




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Hiroki Kobayashi

Co-founded the Covalent Group in 2016 after working at Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting.

His strengths are overseas business experience and consulting experience, as well as experience in the field introduction of cutting-edge technologies represented by xR, AI, blockchain, and robotics.

At Covalent, researchOversee services. Operating a detailed information provision service on overseas markets and cutting-edge technologies based on the research skills acquired through experience as a consultant.

Utilizing his expertise, he is also responsible for projects related to government agencies represented by the Commerce and Information Policy Bureau of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

He also serves as a director of an advanced technology startup in which the group invests, and utilizes it to discover issues and needs in the technical field.

​Keisuke Yamakoshi


Felt the limit of traditional consulting and advisory services. Therefore, set up Covalent and focusing on innovations and technologies that drive client business. Brief career summary:

  • Involved in strategic design for automotive clients and MALC (M&A Life Cycle) projects at Deloitte

  • Led and launched global business at Quipper. Also involved in fundraising

  • ​Worked on various investments / exits (e.g. Kakao, Sansan, Freee, Visask, etc.) at DCM

  • ​Currently manage Covalent group's business development and portfolio support

Winson Huang

Winson co-founded Covalent China and serves as Head of China practice. As a qualified fund practitioner in China, Winson has intense connections with financial institutions and investors. As well as networks in Hongkong and Taiwan. Past experience as below.

  • Citibank, Shenzhen: covered in financing debt and international investment

  • Sinopac, Taiwan: responsible for strategic investment

  • CN Innovations, Hong Kong:  responsible for IPO strategy advice 

  • Yuanta Securities, Taiwan and Deloitte, Taiwan


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