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Fukuoka City has signed an MOU on startup support with Bordeaux Métropole, Fukuoka D.C. and Bordeaux Technowest. With this MOU signing - the collaboration both Fukuoka and Bordeaux - startup support will be greatly accelerated!

Fukuoka City has everythin
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Startup City Fukuoka

Fukuoka City has signed an MOU on startup support with Bordeaux Métropole, Fukuoka D.C. and Bordeaux Technowest. With this MOU signing - the collaboration both Fukuoka and Bordeaux - startup support will be greatly accelerated! Fukuoka City has everything you need to establish your startup and begin on to the path to success. One critical piece of this puzzle is our Global Startup Center (GSC), which is staffed by fluent English speakers who are ready to help you in every step of establishing your startup. Read on to learn more about how the GSC can help you with everything from opening a local bank account to getting advice from seasoned startup founders. https://startup.fukuoka.jp/journal/global-startup-center Register to the newsletter and get the latest information straight from Fukuoka city! Go to the bottom of the page and enter your email address to get started. https://startup.fukuoka.jp/

On May 23rd, Fukuoka City is hosting the exciting World Drone Startup Meet Festival Fukuoka. This event will give both industry leaders and new startups the chance to meet and exchange ideas about drone technology. Additionally, an illustrious group of in
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Startup City Fukuoka

On May 23rd, Fukuoka City is hosting the exciting World Drone Startup Meet Festival Fukuoka. This event will give both industry leaders and new startups the chance to meet and exchange ideas about drone technology. Additionally, an illustrious group of international experts will be giving speeches on drone development to inspire attendees. Each drone company will even get to participate in an exhibition to show off their newest model. To learn more about this innovative event, please visit the Drone MeetFes site. http://drone.startup.fukuoka.jp

Worried about getting a visa to live and work in Japan? With our special designation, getting a visa in Fukuoka is now simpler than ever! The six-month Startup Visa will give you the opportunity to live in Fukuoka and have access to all of the incredible
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Startup City Fukuoka

Worried about getting a visa to live and work in Japan? With our special designation, getting a visa in Fukuoka is now simpler than ever! The six-month Startup Visa will give you the opportunity to live in Fukuoka and have access to all of the incredible startup support the city provides. Check out the requirements to see if you qualify!

We’re the startup city (no really – it’s official)! Fukuoka has been designated as a National Strategic Special Zone, creating a much simpler pathway for startups to bring their businesses to the city. Entrepreneurs that start businesses in the city can e
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Startup City Fukuoka

We’re the startup city (no really – it’s official)! Fukuoka has been designated as a National Strategic Special Zone, creating a much simpler pathway for startups to bring their businesses to the city. Entrepreneurs that start businesses in the city can expect to find reduced regulation for everything from visas to corporate taxes.

Looking for funding? You’re in the right place! The city provides loans for entrepreneurs who have established a business in Fukuoka during the past two years. After a screening process to see if you qualify, you may be eligible for a loan that’s a maximu
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Startup City Fukuoka

Looking for funding? You’re in the right place! The city provides loans for entrepreneurs who have established a business in Fukuoka during the past two years. After a screening process to see if you qualify, you may be eligible for a loan that’s a maximum of 25million yen with 1.3% interest.

If you love to network, then the Startup Café is about to be your new favorite place. The Café hosts seminars that are important to the city’s startups, and gives you the chance to meet and exchange ideas with other local entrepreneurs.
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Startup City Fukuoka

If you love to network, then the Startup Café is about to be your new favorite place. The Café hosts seminars that are important to the city’s startups, and gives you the chance to meet and exchange ideas with other local entrepreneurs.

Finding the best office space is critical for startups. That’s why Fukuoka city staff members are available to help you find the right office space and living space to suit your needs. If you have an outstanding business plan, you might even qualify for f
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Startup City Fukuoka

Finding the best office space is critical for startups. That’s why Fukuoka city staff members are available to help you find the right office space and living space to suit your needs. If you have an outstanding business plan, you might even qualify for financial aid from the city to put towards renting spaces in Fukuoka. We even have incubation facilities located across the city that have spaces just waiting to accommodate high-quality startups.

We know money matters, and luckily Fukuoka is an affordable place to live! The city’s economy is booming and it’s the fastest growing city in Japan. Even as it grows, the costs associated with living here are some of the most reasonable in Japan - making
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Startup City Fukuoka

We know money matters, and luckily Fukuoka is an affordable place to live! The city’s economy is booming and it’s the fastest growing city in Japan. Even as it grows, the costs associated with living here are some of the most reasonable in Japan - making it the ideal place to start a company.

Starting a new business requires planning. Visit the Startup Café where our English-speaking concierge staff can introduce you to experts that will help you build your company. They can connect you with legal advisors, accountants, government officials, a
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Startup City Fukuoka

Starting a new business requires planning. Visit the Startup Café where our English-speaking concierge staff can introduce you to experts that will help you build your company. They can connect you with legal advisors, accountants, government officials, and help you make the connections you need.

Love doing business on a global scale? It’s easy to interact with other companies and investors in key cities because Fukuoka is located right in the heart of East Asia. Many major domestic and international airports are just a short, direct flight away i
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Startup City Fukuoka

Love doing business on a global scale? It’s easy to interact with other companies and investors in key cities because Fukuoka is located right in the heart of East Asia. Many major domestic and international airports are just a short, direct flight away including Hong Kong, Seoul, and Taiwan!

Looking to find incredible employees or exceptional interns? The city gives you access to top talent with its numerous excellent R&D centers and leading universities. In fact, Fukuoka has the 2nd highest ratio student population in Japan.
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Startup City Fukuoka

Looking to find incredible employees or exceptional interns? The city gives you access to top talent with its numerous excellent R&D centers and leading universities. In fact, Fukuoka has the 2nd highest ratio student population in Japan.

An overwhelming majority of people just love it here! 96% of people surveyed think it’s a pleasant place to live. It was even rated the top most livable city in Japan.
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Startup City Fukuoka

An overwhelming majority of people just love it here! 96% of people surveyed think it’s a pleasant place to live. It was even rated the top most livable city in Japan.

Our startup community can’t be beat! With CEOs, founders, and professionals all living and working in the city, there are incredible opportunities to make connections and network each week. Check out our community events page to see what’s happening this
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Startup City Fukuoka

Our startup community can’t be beat! With CEOs, founders, and professionals all living and working in the city, there are incredible opportunities to make connections and network each week. Check out our community events page to see what’s happening this week.

Like a little friendly competition? Fukuoka City holds a yearly Business Plan Contest, and contest winners may be eligible for the Set Up Subsidy with a maximum prize of 1million yen.
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Startup City Fukuoka

Like a little friendly competition? Fukuoka City holds a yearly Business Plan Contest, and contest winners may be eligible for the Set Up Subsidy with a maximum prize of 1million yen.

Finding exceptional local human resources staff can be a huge help to starting your company. The Startup Café has English-speaking concierge staff that can help match you with HR staff members and give you advice on job support services, allowing you to f
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Startup City Fukuoka

Finding exceptional local human resources staff can be a huge help to starting your company. The Startup Café has English-speaking concierge staff that can help match you with HR staff members and give you advice on job support services, allowing you to focus on growing your business.

Fukuoka supports its new businesses. Any startup that was founded in the last five years might be eligible to receive specific subsidies. These subsidies depend on the number of employees you have and how much your offices cost to rent. Check out the deta
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Startup City Fukuoka

Fukuoka supports its new businesses. Any startup that was founded in the last five years might be eligible to receive specific subsidies. These subsidies depend on the number of employees you have and how much your offices cost to rent. Check out the details on Asia-biz Fukuoka, and see just how much support is available.

We’re one of the most livable cities in the entire world. Monocle rated Fukuoka the world’s 7th most livable city in 2016!
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Startup City Fukuoka

We’re one of the most livable cities in the entire world. Monocle rated Fukuoka the world’s 7th most livable city in 2016!