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Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka Alumni Story - Interview with WeSpire Founder & CEO Susan Hunt Stevens

    Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the economy of Japan and the world, Japan's startup ecosystem has continued to strengthen and so too has interest from overseas tech companies when entering the Japanese market. In this article, Susan shared with us the story behind her market entry into Japan and her experience with Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka. Hope you have fun exploring her journey with us!

    Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka Alumni Story - Interview with CRUST Founder & Group CEO Travin Singth

      Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the economy of Japan and the world, Japan's startup ecosystem has continued to strengthen and so too has interest from overseas tech companies when entering the Japanese market. In this article, Travin from our Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka Program, Cohort #2 shared with us the story behind his experience with Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka and his market entry into Japan. Hope you have fun exploring his journey with us!

      GIF Osaka Conference Report

        大阪商工会議所主催のGIF(グローバル・イノベーション・フォーラム)大阪2021で開催されたパネルディスカッションに招待され、光栄にも参加させていただきました。NLI研究所の中村洋介さん、マルイ・プラグインのマックス・クリッシェンバウアーさん、2025年日本国際博覧会協会の仲井牧子さんといったパネリストと共に、関西のスタートアップ・エコシステムの可能性を実現し、大阪がスタートアップハブになるためにどの様に取り組めば良いのか、私の思いを紹介させていただきました。GIF大阪2021は、オンライン展示会、バーチャル・ライブピッチ、個別商談会、カンファレンスで構成された完全オンラインイベントです。

        Common Ground Living Lab Symposium May 2021

          This symposium and signing of the Common Ground Living Lab alliance partnership will mark another milestone in Rainmaking becoming a key player in the development and management of Smart City innovation in Osaka and greater Japan. Osaka, the Ecosystem and the Corporates are evolving to attain new heights through innovation and the appointment as a “global startup city” has driven this motivation further.

          Investing in Japan’s Innovation Ecosystem: EU-Japan EPA Forum

            During May 10-12, 2021, over 780 CEOs, Business Executives, Japan Policy Heads, VC, CVC, PE, Institutional Investors and Academia came from 42 countries to be a part of the annual EU-Japan EPA Forum which aims at deepening the relationships and understanding of the Europe-Japan economic landscape.

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