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Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG)

[TMG] “Invest Tokyo 2024 in NYC”


The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is pleased to announce “Invest Tokyo 2024 in NYC”! An event to be held in New York City, we will be promoting our startup policies, such as SusHi Tech Tokyo and other measures, with the aim of stoking interest and encouraging overseas startups to enter the Tokyo market.

Part of the TMG’s mission to make Tokyo the “leading city of choice” for startups, this event is just one effort in promoting initiatives to attract overseas start-ups, which will revitalize the economy and improve the lives of residents.

We will continue to approach and build a relationship with participating overseas companies to encourage them to expand into Tokyo market.

1 Date / Time
Tuesday, 16th January 2024, 2:00pm - 4:00pm (ET)

2 Venue
Japan Society(333 E 47th St, New York, NY)
*On-site only. Clips of the seminar will be available for streaming at a later date.

3 Program (Tentative)
- Opening speech       
  Andrew Kimball, President & CEO of NYCEDC

- Video Message
  KOIKE Yuriko, Governor of Tokyo

- Speech by Accelerator from NYC “Tokyo as the ideal entry point for Asian markets for American startups.”
  Murat AKTIHANOGLU, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Remarkable Ventures and ERA

- Presentation from Japanese enterprises “Business opportunities for American startups with Japanese enterprises”
 【Presenting companies】
 ・Itochu Corporation
 ・JERA Ventures
 ・Nissay Asset Management
 ・Nomura Greentech
 ・NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.
 ・SB Telecom America Corp

- Introducing JETRO’s initiatives “JETRO’s support for international business collaboration and expansion into the Japanese market”
   MIURA Satoshi, President, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) New York

- Introducing TMG’s measures “Tokyo: Your next business destination”
   FUKUNAGA Shinichi, Senior Director, Office for Startup and Global Financial City Strategy, TMG
※Networking opportunities are scheduled after the speeches.

4 Supported by
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) New York

5 Details and how to apply
If you wish to apply, please access the official event site at the below URL.
Details will be regularly updated.

Strategic Projects Promotion Section, Strategy Promotion Division,
Office for Startup and Global Financial City Strategy,
Tokyo Metropolitan Government

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