"KANSAI Startup Night vol.2"

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The Region-wide Industrial Promotion Office is working on the development of the Kansai Startup Ecosystem.

"KANSAI Startup Night vol.2," an event for the "Kansai Startup Ecosystem Information Dissemination Project," will be held according to the information below.

We aim to revitalize the Kansai economy and achieve sustainable economic growth by relaying the attractiveness, potential, and future of the Kansai Startup Ecosystem both domestically and abroad, widely promoting features not found in other areas. It also establishes as a brand, "Deep Tech Valley "KANSAI," one of the leading R&D startup locations in Japan that can attract a variety of resources (startups, human resources, investors, etc.).

This session will explore the possibilities of Kansai through panel discussions by key players in the Kansai-based startup ecosystem such as the "KANSAI Startup Pitch." 

1. Date and Time: Thursday, September 22, 2022, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

2. Location: CIC Tokyo (Toranomon Hills Business Tower 15F, 1-17-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6415)

3. Format:

Hosted locally and also webcasted online. 

 *Please apply to participate in person or online using the URL below.


4. Details:

 [Session 1] Kansai Startup Pitch

 〈Presenting Companies〉

 ・Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd.

 ・Sagri Co., Ltd.

 ・Setsuro Tech Inc.

 ・Mono AI Technology Co., Ltd.

 ・Luxana Biotech Co., Ltd.

 [Session 2] What is the KANSAI-Style startup ecosystem that the world is attracted to?


 ・ Mr. Ryusuke KOMURA, Venture Cafe Tokyo Program Director

 ・Mr. Masataka MATSUMOTO, WiL General Partner & Co-founder

 ・Mr. Nobuyoshi YAMASAKI, President and Representative Director of TBM Co., Ltd.


 ・Ms. Anri TOMITA, COO of Smartround Inc.

 《Plenary Moderator》

 Mr. Tomonori IZUMI, General Manager of forStartups, Inc. Acceleration Division, Public affairs Strategy Office.

 Ms. Anri TOMITA, COO of Smartround Inc.

 5. Organizer: Union of Kansai Governments Region-wide Industrial Promotion Bureau

6. Participation Fee: None