About TNP Group
NPO Venture Support Mechanism MINERVA
"MINERVA" is a NPO(Specified Non-profit Organization) Venture Support Mechanism under private-sector leadership. Its objective is to promote R&D-oriented ventures, backed by the cluster of R&D resources in Kanagawa (a prefecture with its capital city Yokohama located in the south of Tokyo Metropolis). "MINERVA" was approved the qualification of NPO in June, 2007.
TNP Partners Corporation (TNP)
TNP is a company founded for establishment of a Silicon Valley-type of ecosystem through planning and operation of the venture support organization MINERVA. TNP continues to create a variety of ecosystems for venture support.
TNP On The Road Corporation (TOR)
TOR is a subsidiary of TNP, established by carving out the venture capital function of TNP. Taking advantage of TNP's experience and infrastructure for venture support, TOR features function of "Network-based Hands-on Venture Capital".