Pitch / Networking Cocktail – Tuesday 12th of June - EDGEof: A pitch session will be jointly organized with EDGEof at their offices in Shibuya, followed by a networking cocktail. All the start-ups from the French Tech Tour 2018 will pitch in English at the event. 6 startups selected by Business France and its partners will join as well.
You are warmly invited to attend this networking events. We truly think that this will be a perfect opportunity to come discover new IT innovation while networking with other guests (French and Japanese Members of French Tech Tokyo, members of GBHT, major Japanese IT and Health Tech companies, local VCs, ...).
Please click on the images to see the invitations.
We will discuss about La FrenchTech in terms of design, technology & ecosystem. The aim is to learn FrenchTech’s strength and to discuss how we can apply this strength into Japanese startup ecosystem.
Guests : - Tatsuya Matsui is a robot designer who has been working for Japanese famous architecture Mr. Kenzo Tange and studied design in France - Alex Odajima is an ecosystem designer who builds a hub for global tech & art in Shibuya Tokyo called EDGEof.
The objective is to give a feeback on VivaTech from various viewpoints, such as attractiveness of the European market centering on France or differences between France and Japanese ecosystem. The purpose is also to give chance to activate new markets for startups and large companies.
2 Japanese sartups who experienced booth exhibition : FutuRocket.Inc. & Empath.Inc
2 large companies in Japan and overseas that promote co-creation activities with startups : Orange Fab Asia & Asatsu-DK.Inc
A startup support space familiar with the global startup ecosystem : EDGEof.Inc
All the start-ups from the Spring 2018 season of Orange Fab Asia will pitch and demo at the event. Startups recommended by G-CCEI, Korean accelerator and 3 startups selected from Pitch Competition in Singapore will join as well.
16:00 Presentation by the start-ups (all presentations are in English) Orange Fab Asia (Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei) 16 companies [check out their profiles] G-CCEI companies
18:35 Audience Award
18:45 Start-up booths and demos
19:30 Networking party with drinks and foods (in parallel with the booth exhibition)
You are a Japanese startup or a Japanese investor and you are wondering : Why choose France ? Is France a startup Nation ? What is France doing to support foreign startups ? What are France’s strengths in disruptive technologies ?
You are a French company or entrepreneur and you want to meet with Japanese innovation ecosystem and promote French technologies in Japan
You are a French investor and you want to meet with Japanese startups interested by France and Europe
Then come and participate in “French Tech Summit in Tokyo”, organized in collaboration with EDGEof.
Organized once a year since 1996 by CESA (Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association), the Tokyo Game Show remains one of the top gaming shows in the world. While the first two days of the event are industry and press only, days three and four are open to the public. The show is on a huge scale with booths from all the major game publishers, console makers and mobile gaming platforms with a few indies and international booths thrown in as well. Every year, around 200,000 visitors come to enjoy the show.
CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) is the biggest exhibition on IoT/CPS in Japan, showcasing the latest innovations to help to create new markets by promoting business and industry partnerships in Japan. Aiming to extend the Global Area of the exhibition, CEATEC 2018 Edition is willing to welcome more French companies, specialized in various sectors : Device/Components (AI, BigData, 5G, Cybersecurity), Industry (Automotive, Logistics, Smart Factory, Energy, Smartlife, Healthcare). With more than 150 000 visitors and 660 exhibitors, CEATEC is a great opportunity for French start-up to find partners in Japan.
The Economic Department of the French Embassy can help you having some special fee for participation. If you are interested, please contact tokyo[@]dgtresor.gouv.fr
Since 2014, Cybertech has served as one of the largest cyber solutions events around the globe. From the flagship Cybertech Tel Aviv to Singapore, Canada, Panama, Italy and more, Cybertech is one of the most popular networking events for industry leaders and government decision-makers alike when it comes to cyber, technology, innovation and investment.
The first edition in Japan, Cybertech Tokyo 2017, gathered more than 50 companies, including a “Start-up Pavilion” where early-stage and innovative companies were able to exhibit, 2000 attendees and visitors from 15 countries. Hundreds of B2B and bilateral meetings were held.
Cybertech is a great opportunity to each French start-up who would like to find partners in Japan.
Here is a provisional presentation of Cybertech 2018 Edition.