The event was launched by four universities participating in the Startup Ecosystem Tokyo Consortium (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Keio University, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, and the University of Tokyo), and will be held in conjunction with various external partners in the consortium and other platforms to foster and develop a global startup ecosystem in Tokyo and the surrounding region. The Innovation Design Platform (IdP) aims to foster and nurture a global startup ecosystem in Tokyo and other regions. https://score-idp. jp/
The 26 teams selected for the IdP’s “GAP Fund” will come together for a Demo Day to present the results of their efforts to start or commercialize their startups.
In addition to the presentations by the selected teams, there will be a Keynote by Ms. Kathy Matsui, General Partner of MPower Partners, a video message from Mr. Manabu Miyasaka, Vice Governor of Tokyo, and activity reports from each platform.
*This event will be co-hosted with Yokohama Platform, which is co-implementing the GAP FUND.
*This event will be held as part of the SCORE (Science and Technology in Cities for Urban Renaissance) project of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).
Please join us.
-Date and Time
Monday, March 14, 2022, 11:00-18:00 (tentative)
-How to watch
Online streaming (URL will be provided after ticket registration)
– Part 1: Lectures and Presentation of Program Outcomes – Session 1
11:00 – 11:03 Opening
11:03 – 11:06 Opening remarks (1)
Mutsuko Inoue, Director, Industrial Collaboration and Regional Development Division, MEXT
11:06-11:11 Opening Remarks (2) Kazuya Masu, President, Tokyo Institute of Technology
11:11-11:15 Video Message Manabu Miyasaka, Deputy Governor, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
11:15-11:45 Talk Session Kathy Matsui, General Partner, MPower Partners
Professor Masaharu Tsujimoto, Tokyo Institute of Technology
11:45-12:00 Presentation of Program Results (1)-1 (IdP)
Prof. Masaharu Tsujimoto, Tokyo Institute of Technology
12:00～12:10 Presentation of Program Results 1-2 (IdP/COMMIT)
Toru Nakao, Project Lecturer, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
12:10-12:20 Presentation of Program Results (2) (Yokohama PF)
Naoyuki Ohashi, Director, Planning and Coordination Section, Yokohama MM21
12:20-12:25 Introduction of GAP FUND adopted teams
– Part 2: Presentation of GAP FUND Results (Demo Day)
13:05～14:30 Presentation of results by GAP FUND adopted teams (1)
[Order of Speakers and Venue: see below ]
14:35～15:45 Presentation of results by GAP FUND adopted teams (2)
[Order of Speakers and Venue: see below ]
15:45～15:50 ＜Recess＞ ＜Recess
15:50～16:10 Sponsor Session Hakuhodo Inc.
16:10-16:25 Announcement of Award Results and Awards
16:25 – 16:30 Closing Remarks Osamu Watanabe, Executive Vice President, Tokyo Institute of Technology
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– Part 3: Networking Session -.
16:30-18:00 Networking (Offline participants only)
-List of GAP FUND adopted teams
-GAP FUND adopted teams’ presentation of their achievements [ Order of Speakers / Venue ]
Deputy Governor, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Vice Governor of Tokyo, and President and Representative Director of Yahoo Japan Corporation from 2012-18.
He was appointed Counselor to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government in July 2007 and assumed his current position in September of the same year.
He is also involved in the promotion of DX in the Tokyo Metropolitan Government toward the realization of “Smart Tokyo,” Tokyo’s version of Society 5.0, as well as
He has also been involved in the realization of the “International Financial City of Tokyo” and support for startups.
He is in charge of Tokyo’s growth strategy.
Kathy Matsui|Kathy Matsui
MPower Partners ( https://www.mpower-partners.com/ )
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Former Vice Chairman and Chief Japan Equity Strategist, Goldman Sachs Japan.
The concept of “Womanomics,” which he proposed in 1999, has since spread widely around the world.
The Japanese government has also adopted the promotion of women’s activities as a strategy for economic growth.
The Japanese government has also launched a strategy to promote the advancement of women as a strategy for economic growth.
The Japanese government has also launched a strategy to promote the advancement of women as a growth strategy for the economy.
In 2020, she published a book titled “I will teach you how to train female employees.
She is a graduate of Harvard University and Johns Hopkins Graduate School of Business.
Office Bank Co.
Frontier International Inc.