Startups are an important player in creating innovation, and the Cabinet Office supports startups in collaboration with various ministries and agencies. As part of this, they have opened an English information website for Startup City Project in Japan!
The site provides an overview of the Global Startup Cities (Tokyo, Central, Kansai, and Fukuoka) and Startup Cities (Sapporo, Sendai, Hiroshima, and Kitakyushu) selected in July 2020, as well as ecosystem builders, key persons, and startups. In addition, it includes some interviews with managers who participated in the acceleration program held by the Cabinet Office and videos of the pitch event in April 2021.
An introductory article was posted in Crunchbase, which is a global platform for finding information about private and public companies. Please access the site and feel current vibration of Japan’s Startups.
Visit the site: https://www.j-startup-city.go.jp/
Visit the article: https://about.crunchbase.com/blog/startups-in-the-land-of-gold-the-japanese-ecosystem-unveiled-part-1/