Startup Trends In Japan

Japan is welcoming a new wave of interest in startups, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leaning on smaller, nimbler operations to breathe new life into Japan's economy and cash-rich corporations looking to startups to keep pace with new innovate sectors such as AI and robotics.

Join us at Garage Academy to hear from Tadaaki Jimura, current CEO of Tokyo startup incubator addlight, as he shares his experience building startups in Japan

We'll cover:
- Top 10 startups trends in Japan
- Startup Fundraising Trends in Japan
- IPO Trends in Japan
- Sharing & experience on bringing 4 companies to IPO at the Tokyo Stock Exchange
- Insight and experience from a startup CEO
- The future of the ecosystem

After graduating from graduate school of Tokyo University, Tadaaki started to work for Deloitte and engaged in various areas such as IPO consulting service. In 2008, he founded addlight Inc. and providing Business consulting for big enterprises and incubation service for startups inside/outside Japan. He is also on the board as director of a number of tech start-ups and has been involved in supporting four of them to be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Graduated from the Economic Department of the University of Tokyo, and graduated from the Master’s Course in the Economic Department of Graduate School of the University of Tokyo.

This event is organised by Garage Society
Thu Feb 23, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM HKT
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