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We are waiting for you at Fukuoka booth in Slush! The location is just next to the fireside stage. Please come visit, you can meet cutting edged startups! #slush #Japan #Fukuoka
Hi everyone! Fukuoka City is going to join SLUSH #slush17 Helsinki on November 30th and December 1st! We are going to have a booth with Fukuoka startups there, please come visit! Please find the location as below. We are also going to host a event at 12:00 on December 1st. Join the event and learn about Startup Fukuoka City! https://www.facebook.com/events/1501326966616388/ #slush
Want more details on the startups going to Slush? We've got them! Check out the new interviews we've posted today (get ready, there's another set coming soon). - Alexa
It's time once again for Slush Helsinki! Get the scoop on which Fukuoka-based startups will be there in our latest article. - Alexa
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I recently interviewed Steven Liew, the founder of Fukuoka-based private investment and advisory firm Cosmic Cafe. His eloquence when talking about startup support and his passion for living in Fukuoka really resonated with me. I’m sure you’ll find his full interview incredibly motivational. You can check it out here: http://startup.fukuoka.jp/founders/steven-liew - Alexa
I'm excited to update you on another amazing MoU! This time, we are working with ACE Singapore. Read the article to find out more about all of the great benefits this partnership will bring to startups in both locations. - Alexa
Thanks so much to all of our incredible startup mentors for sharing your wisdom! We have two more interviews posted on the site - check out what helpful advice they have for current and future startup founders. - Alexa
[9/28 ACE x FUKUOKA Pitching event in Singapore] On September 28th, Fukuoka City and Singapore ACE will host a startup pitching event in Singapore! We are also having networking there! We look forward to having you join us!
We have two more mentor profiles posted! Check out the tips from our helpful advisors. - Alexa
[We had an event for selection of startups for Fukuoka event at SLUSH!] [The winner is GoodLuck3!] [Groovenauts and Qurate are also qualified to participate!] SLUSH is one of the biggest startup events which is held in November at Helsinki, gathering all startups, investors and journalist around the world. Fukuoka City is going to participate SLUSH with startups this year! On September 12, we had an event at Fukuoka Startup café to select startups for Fukuoka event at SLUSH. With a lot of people’s enthusiasm, 7 startups had fantastic pitching battle. As the result, GoodLuck3 won the prize! Goovenauts and Qurate also got qualified to participate to Fukuoka event in SLUSH. All startups had very high leveled pitching. Thank you very much for all who had pitching in our event! #Wasomi #WeddingConciergeJapan #Goodluck3 #HeimoJapan #Groovenauts #Qurate #IdeologicDesign #StartupTeamFukuoka
Septemeber is Mentor Month! Startup founders often need guidance and advice, but who should they turn to for help? Luckily, we have an amazing group of mentors ready to share details on everything from how they perfect their pitches to what they do to unwind. In this 3-part series, we will highlight 6 mentors who are ready to help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. - Alexa
MoUs give startups in both locations a clear path to create, develop, and share their ideas internationally. I'm excited to see what incredible innovations come from this partnership with the Auckland Council! - Alexa
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One of our Startup Team Fukuoka, Ikkai raises funding! Ikkai is an online platform where individuals and companies can outsource small jobs and tasks to students. See the article:
Business Networking Monday at Fukuoka Startup Cafe
Did you know that Fukuoka and Bordeaux have teamed up to give even more global support to their startup communities? Find out about this exciting partnership and the World Drone Startup Meet Festival Fukuoka the city hosted this past May.
#Latitude59 Lunch Time! Delicious Japanese finger foods are here at Startup City Fukuoka :)
STARTUP FUKUOKA CITY booth@Latitude59! Yes. It is finally started! We are giving free coffee, too! So come and join at our booth :)
Fukuoka City designated Sky Disk Co., Ltd. as the first issue of startup corporate tax reduction. Fukuoka City has designated Sky Disk Co., Ltd. on May 16 (Tue) as the first issue of "startup corporate tax reduction" that supports taxation from startup to challenge innovative business. By this designation, corporate citizen tax (corporate tax) pertaining to the target business of the company will be subject to be fully deducted. The company is one of the few companies that develops a business that provides one stop from the devices required for IoT to analysis, and the business was evaluated as innovative by an expert evaluation committee. In Fukuoka City, we will continue to support startups. For Sky Disc Co., Ltd., please check from the link below. Https://skydisc.jp/
Ian Liao, founder of Golface, is on a mission to revolutionize the golf industry with his company's innovative app. Learn why he chose to found Golface in Fukuoka City over the other startup cities he’s visited.
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/