This article is for you! Japan is currently an investor’s haven with a lot of opportunities for startup and multinational firms to explore.
The tech industry in Japan is a goldmine for potential investors and entrepreneurs to explore! This industry employs more than two-thirds of the Japanese working population. Also, this industry has the potential to grow and compete with the tech industry in the United States, United Kingdom, China, and among other leading tech-driven countries.
In 2018, there were many business events in Japan! The Japanese economy is evolving, and this allows new businesses to spring up. For instance, the Japanese tech ecosystem has many tech events, three of the biggest tech Tokyo happened in 2018 will be discussed in this article.
Slush Tokyo was a tech event with backbreaking barriers. This event is able to build an ecosystem in the Japanese terrain to give raise new entrepreneurs. By bringing together change-makers, key industry players, and different community builders together, they create a thriving startup ecosystem under one roof. A lot of Japanese startups were under one roof to listen to top-level professionals and experts in the business world.
Over 6,000 people gathered at this event. Among these numbers included over 600 startup companies and over 200 investors. Slush Tokyo was the place to meet talented innovators or investors that you have been longing to meet.
This event hosted a whole of speakers including Stefan Thomas (CTO at Ripple), Naomi Kurahara (Co-founder & CEO at Infostellar), Dominik Schiener (Co-founder at IOTA), Tom Kelley (Partner at IDEO), Steven Lam (Co-founder & CEO at GOGOVAN), and Aya Miyaguchi (Executive Director at Ethereum Foundation), among other speakers.
The next biggest Japan Tech event in 2018 after the Slush Tokyo is Tech in Asia. Tech in Asia was another wonderful platform.
This tech event sought to connect Asia’s tech ecosystem with the rest of the world. The event’s organizers assert that professionals and top-level professional were the ground to teach startups how to succeed in business.