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Announcing Speakers: Pitch program by Japanese municipality, corporations and startups

JETRO is announcing speakers at the pitch program on August 28 (Day 2), “Japan’s Startup Ecosystem and Innovation in the New Normal Era ~Powered by JETRO~”.

Eight speakers will be joining the program in order to share information on Japan’s startup ecosystem and the activities of Japanese companies.

Announcing Speakers: Pitch program by Japanese municipality, corporations and startups

“Japan’s Startup Ecosystem and Innovation in the New Normal Era ~Powered by JETRO~”

Date & time: August 28, 2020, 9:30 – 10:45 (GMT+3)

Venue: Yellow Stage (and live online streaming via Talque)

Contents of the pitch program

  1. Japanese startup city Shibuya will introduce their innovation activities and initiatives.
  2. Corporations will speak about their needs for solutions from foreign startups for their problems and how they would like to collaborate with them.
  3. Startups will give an overview of their products and services and explain how they would like to expand their business in Estonia and Europe.

Speakers & MC

  • Ecosystem builders (including municipality)

Shibuya City Office “Shibuya Startup Support: Gateway to Japan”

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation “Roadmap to Tokyo Stock Exchange IPO”

  • Startups

AXiON RESEARCH INC. “Early detection of diseases by AI.”

mui Lab, Inc. “Calm Technology & Design”

ispace “Blueprint Moon”

  • Japanese corporations

Visits Technologies “Accelerate Your Business with VISITS innovators”

Marubeni Corporation “Collaboration with Startups (Smart City, Industrial Park, CVC)”

Toppan Printing CO., LTD. “TOPPAN as an enabler of co-creation for well-being society”

MCMr. Louis Zezeran

Mr. Louis Zezeran is an Australian Stand Up comedian and comedy promoter based in Tallinn, Estonia.

Who should attend?

  1. Startups who are interested in collaborating with Japanese corporations
  2. Investors who are interested in Japanese startups
  3. People who would like to learn about Japan’s startup ecosystems
  4. And any others who have interest in this pitch program!

You are cordially welcome to join us! We hope this event will become a catalyst for open innovation between Japan and Nordic countries!

·JETRO Global Connection –Accelerate Innovation with Japan-(Website)

·JETRO Global Connection –Accelerate Innovation with Japan- (LinkedIN)

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