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Tokyo Government Hosts Event to Encourage Tech Startups to Expand into Tokyo

On October 27th, Trusted Corporation's CEO, Fariza, spoke at the "Tokyo: Innovation is Everywhere" event, organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government in collaboration with the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

The aim of the event was to encourage tech startups in New York City and other US cities to explore business expansion opportunities in Tokyo.

Fariza shared insights gained from her experience running two businesses in Tokyo and her activities at Trusted Corporation. She also discussed the improved business environment in Japan, recent trends in the Japanese startup ecosystem, and opportunities for global startups to enter the Japanese market.

The event featured other notable speakers, including Startup Genome, Venture Café Tokyo, and NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.


Date: October 27th, 2022

Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

Format: Live webinar via Zoom

(Startup founders from any country are welcome to join the webinar)

The webinar, held by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and NYCEDC, will introduce Tokyo as the next big destination for international startups’ pioneering innovation and planning to set up operations in the city.

Japan has been seeing an increasing positive yearly growth trend in the #investment towards domestic startups, thus Tokyo Metropolitan Government has focused on shaping the ecosystem and encouraging #sustainable urban growth initiatives.

Given the booming startup ecosystem in Tokyo and New York City, this is an attractive opportunity for startups looking to expand in the thriving business market in Tokyo.

As participants, you can expect to gain insight into:

-The attractive business market in Tokyo

-Perspectives and support to succeed in Tokyo

-How startup ecosystems of Tokyo and New York City have been constructed

-How to take advantage of the startup ecosystems of Tokyo

-Japanese companies' initiatives, focus areas, and the status quo of their investment

-Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s support services for international companies that are interested in expanding into Tokyo


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