J-Startup Hour

Next growth in Japanese startup.The next innovation to the world.

世界で戦い勝てる企業を作り、世界に新しい革新を。 J-Startupは選ばれた企業を官民で集中支援し、成功モデルを創出します。 「ブーム」から「カルチャー」へ。 ここで生まれたヒーローがスタートアップの地位を高め、日本のベンチャーエコシステムをさらに強くします。 J-Startup Hourでは注目スタートアップ企業や支援者によるセッションをProvide weekly opportunities for public and private players to gather in the core, innovation· Accelerate community formation.

Summary

  • Date and time: Every Thursday 18: 00-19: 00 * * Held as a part of Thursday Gathering
  • Venue: Toranomon Hills Cafe
  • Address: 〒 105-0001 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 1-23-3 Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 2F

Interview schedule

The 52nd and 53rd are "Sharing Economy Platform Business x Rule Making Special Feature".
In addition to providing information through examples of the “Sharing Economy Certification System” from the perspectives of “How do you think about safety in starting and operating a platform business” and “What kind of existing schemes are there”, various rules in the future Discuss how to make.

Nos. 54 and 55Times are "Hardware Startup / Innovation Mass Production Special Feature".
In Japan, attention to hardware startups is increasing year by year. On the other hand, “mass production” is often one of the major issues to overcome. Therefore, through the 2nd and 54th sessions, we will deepen discussions on how to overcome this barrier from the perspectives of the challenger and the supporter.

55th December 19th 18:00 – 19:00 < Special feature on mass production ② Startups that have begun to go beyond mass production

  • MAMORIO Corporation Project Manager Shigeru Enomoto
  • Mr. Yasuido Mizumoto CSO
  • Mr. Ryo Kobayashi General Manager, Corporate Planning Department, Hamano Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
  • XrossVate Engineering Div. Principal Hiroyuki Hosogane
  • O2 Consulting & Engineering Div Manager Takanori Aoki (Moderator)

54th December 12 18:00 – 19:00< Special feature on mass production ① Collaborative creation between a major manufacturing company and Hardware Startups -Measures facing Hardware Startups, walls of mass production and Sony's development support to solve them-

  • Sony Corporation Business Development Platform Startup Acceleration Division Open Innovation & Collaboration Department Prototyping and Manufacturing Service Team General Manager Kenji Ito

53rd Dec. 5 18:00 – 19:00 < How do you think about the safety and responsibility of the platform business of the sharing economy?
~ Future rule making ~ [Practice] >

  • Mr. Kohei Kubota, Representative Director and CEO, Meshwell Co., Ltd.
  • Kentaro Watanabe Senior Researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (ISO / TC 324 – Sharing Economy Japan Representative Expert)
  • Mr. Tsuyoshi Doi, Manager, Cyber Risk Office, MS & AD InterRisk Research Institute, Inc.
  • Mr. Anju Ishiyama, Secretary General, Sharing Economy Association of Japan (Moderator)

52nd November 28 18:00 – 19:00 < How do you think about the safety and responsibility of the platform business of the sharing economy?
~ Rule making in the future ~ [Philosophy] >

  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Policy Bureau New Business Creation Promotion Office
  • Mitsuo Tabuchi Counselor, IT Administration Strategic Office, Cabinet Secretariat
  • Mr. Hiroyuki Yasui (Moderator) General Manager, Public Policy Department, Sharing Economy Association

51st November 21 18:00 – 19:00 < Innovators working on innovative educational services and EdTech >

  • Mr. Daisuke Asano (Navigator) Director of Commerce and Service Policy Department, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
  • Mr. Shuhisa Wada, Executive Vice President and CMO, EduLab
  • Hanamaru Lab Representative Director Kei Kawashima
  • Mr. Takahiko Yunokawa, President and CEO, Surara Net Co., Ltd.

50th November 14th 18:00 – 19:00 < What is rule making for social implementation of products and services? >

  • Octa Robotics Representative (former CYBERDYNE, Inc. and Preferred Networks) Mr. Atsuta Nabe
  • Mr. Shota Taniguchi, Standard Certification Policy Division, Industrial Technology Environment Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
  • Mr. Namiki Okamoto, International Standards Division, Industrial Technology Environment Bureau, METI
  • Mr. Kosuke Naka (Environmental Coordination Initiative)

49th October 10 18: 00-19: 00 < Startups working on innovative medical device development >

  • Mr. Tomoyuki Tajima President and Representative Director Alivas Co., Ltd.
  • Mr. Taro Ueno, Representative Director of Susmed Corporation
  • Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Biodesign Department Joint Research Course / Specially Appointed Associate Professor Masakazu Yagi (Moderator)

48th October 3 18: 00-19: 00 < Challenges for healthcare startups that support "living" >

  • Mr. Junya Tanimoto, O: Founder / CEO
  • Mr. Shino Horide Executive Officer, General Manager, Quality Division, WHILL Corporation
  • Mr. Takashi Nakagawa COO Kakehashi Co., Ltd.
  • Digital Hollywood University Visiting Professor Hiroshi Kato (Moderator)

47th September 26 18: 00-19: 00 < Describe the trend of the startup human resources market >

  • Shukan Nikaido, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Weekly Toyo Keizai
  • Masaaki Nomura Executive Officer Chief Creative Officer Aillis Inc.
  • Loan Deal Co., Ltd. Chief Operating Officer Yuki Goto
  • Forbes Japan Vice Editor Yuka Tanimoto (Moderator)
  • Motoya Furuya General Manager, New Business Creation Promotion Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

46th September 19 18:00 – 19:00 < Region x IPO-Sendai Future Creation Company Special Feature- >

  • Shingo Akao, President and Representative Director of Ballwave Inc.
  • Manaby Co., Ltd.
  • Mr. Yoshiro Morii, President and Representative Director, Big Mama Co., Ltd.
  • Task Co., Ltd.
  • Tsuyoshi Sugita (Moderator), Economic Planning Division, Sendai City Economic Bureau

45th September 12th 18:00 – 19:00 < Region x IPO-Sendai Future Creation Company Special Feature- >

  • Zenshin Co., Ltd. President Tadahiro Maeda
  • Hiroshi Miwa, Representative Director, Wired Beans Co., Ltd.
  • Masayuki Shimada, Representative Director, One Table Co., Ltd.
  • Task Co., Ltd.
  • Tsuyoshi Sugita (Moderator), Economic Planning Division, Sendai City Economic Bureau

44th August 29th 18:00 – 19:00 < Special issue on hardware # 2: Growth through collaboration between startup and manufacturing industry >

  • Tsumug Inc. President and CEO Eri Makita
  • Kazuo Kanamaru, Director, Open Innovation Center, Sharp Corporation
  • General corporate judicial person environment co-creation initiative Kosuke Naka (moderator)

The 43rd August 22nd 18:00-19:00 < Hardware Startup Feature # 1: Hardware Startup Financing and Investment Situation >

  • ANRI No. 3 Investment Business Limited Partnership Partner Masahiro Kabashima
  • Genics Co., Ltd. Representative Director Gen Oita
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting Co., Ltd.
  • General corporate judicial person environment co-creation initiative Kosuke Naka (moderator)

The 42nd of August 8 18:00-19:00 < STARTUPs × IP Strategy-Venture Investors and Intellectual Property- >

  • Mr. Akira Motoki Director, Mobile / Internet Capital Corporation
  • Mr. Masanori Takahashi, Lawyer and Patent Attorney at Uchida-Kashiwajima Law Office
  • Mr. Ibaraki Abe, CEO of Spacelink Inc.
  • Deputy Director, Planning Research Division, Patent Office Yoichi Kikuchi (Moderator)

The 41st August 1st 18:00-19:00 <TBD>

  • Mr. Yusaku Osumi Senior Director, All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. (ANA) https://www.ana.co.jp/group/ )
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Bureau of Manufacturing Industries, Aircraft Weapons & Space Industry Division

40th July 25th 18:00-19:00 < Change the air travel. A comfortable cabin from the user Do you imagine >

  • Mr. Tsuyoshi Oguri, Manager, Product Innovation Office, Aircraft Interior Products Division, Jamko Co., Ltd. https://www.jamco.co.jp/ja/in dex.html )
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Bureau of Manufacturing Industries, Aircraft Weapons & Space Industry Division

39th July 18th 18:00-19:00 < Japan's overarching barriers brought up by the revolutionary aircraft industry, too The challenge of creating a startup

  • Aero Edge Co., Ltd. CTO Kazuhiro Mizuta ( https://aeroedge.co.jp/ )
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Bureau of Manufacturing Industries, Aircraft Weapons & Space Industry Division

38th July 11th 18:00-19:00 < Anticipation of giants in the aviation world talks about Japanese startups >

  • Airbus Ventures, Inc. Lewis Pinault ( https://airbusventures.vc/ )
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Bureau of Manufacturing Industries, Aircraft Weapons & Space Industry Division

The 37th of June 27 18:00-19:00 < “Learn from the case study, the challenges and turning points of the manufacturing start-up >

  • Charanese Co., Ltd. Director CTO Satoshi Koyama
  • Robit Inc. Director CTO Masami Arai
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting Co., Ltd. Senior Researcher Hakuyo Kitahiro (case study creation member)
  • General Environment Association Environmental Co-creation Initiative Mid-course Kosuke Project Leader (Moderator)

The 36th June 20 18:00-19:00 < Background of "Contract guidelines for manufacturing start-up" >

  • Mr. Yoshiyuki Sekine Director CFO Pixi Dust Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Hamano Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Corporate Planning Department Mr. Masanobu Kowaka
  • Tokyo Flex Law Office Atsushi Ito (Contract guidelines creation member)
  • Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. Kazuhiko Komamura Senior Consultant (contract guideline creation member)
  • General Environment Association Environmental Co-creation Initiative Mid-course Kosuke Project Leader (Moderator)

The 35th June 6th 18:00-19:00 < STARTUPs × PR

  • Rika Nakazawa (Mercali, Inc. / Corporate Communications Team Manager)
  • Okita Aiko (Japan Environmental Design Co., Ltd. / Public Relations)
  • Mitsugishi Kishi (Emotion tech / PR manager) moderator
  • Atsushi Kameyama (STARIDER / CEO)
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The 34th May 23 18:00-19:00 < STARTUPs × IP Strategy-IPAS Result Report- >

  • Kaoris Co., Ltd. Representative Director Mr. Tatsuyoshi Shimazu
  • Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support Co., Ltd. Yu Matsumoto
  • Patent Office Research and Planning Division Yoichi Kikuchi
  • Publink Co., Ltd. Representative Director Seiichiro Sakurai (Moderator)

The 33rd May 16th 18:00-19:00 < J-Startup × Singapore ~ Real of Singapore Ecosystem ~ >

  • Singapore Embassy in Tokyo
  • Startups active in Singapore
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

The 32nd April 18th 18: 00-19: 00 <Sandbox x J-Startup-Startups Change Institutions, Change Society>

  • Kaoris Co., Ltd. Representative Director Mr. Tatsuyoshi Shimazu
  • Mr. Masakazu Masujima, Lawyer, Mori-Shibata Matsumoto Law Office
  • Makoto Anzai, Manager, New Business Group, Planning Department, Kansai Electric Power Co., Ltd.
  • Mr. Kazunori Tsuji, Deputy General Manager, Seven Bank, Ltd.
  • Kenji Ota, New Business Creation Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
  • Publink Co., Ltd. Representative Director Seiichiro Sakurai (Moderator)

The 31st March 28th 18: 00-19: 00 <The person who controls VOICE opens up the next generation business>

  • Hmcomm CEO Mr. Koji Mimoto
  • Hmcomm Corporation CTO Osamu Ueno
  • Hmcomm Co., Ltd. Outside director (Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd.) Mr. Yoshio Seibu
  • Mr. Noriaki Ozaki (Moderator) Representative Director, TX Entrepreneur Partners Deputy Director / S Factory

The 30th March 14th 18: 00-19: 00 <Change the world of gene therapy with RNA vectors>

  • Mr. Masaharu Matsushima, CEO of Tokiwa Bio Inc.
  • Tokiwa Bio Inc. CTO Makoto Nakanishi
  • Mr. Noriaki Ozaki (Moderator) Representative Director, TX Entrepreneur Partners Deputy Director / S Factory

The 29th March 7th 18: 00 - 19: 00 «Case study of health care venture support ~ Founding period»

  • Mr. Tomohito Kinnos graduate school, Digital Hollywood University
  • IF Lifetime Ventures Representative Partner Yusuke Kimura
  • Tomohiro Tange Managing Director, INCJ Inc.
  • Mr. Masahiko Hara, President and CEO of mediVR Corporation
  • Hiroyoshi Kato, Visiting Professor, Digital Hollywood Graduate School (Moderator)

The 28th February 28 18:00 - 19:00 «Save the local mobility service with the startup tech»

  • 電脳交通 代表取締役 近藤 洋祐氏 ・NearMe CEO 髙原 幸一郎氏 ・notteco 事業部長 沼尾 弘樹氏 ・HEART CATCH 代表 西村 真里子氏(モデレータ) ・デロイトトーマツコンサルティング合同会社 シニアマネジャー 濵田 悠氏 · Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Mobility and future of region · city Project Team

The 27th February 21, 18: 00 - 19: 00 «Aim for the creation of new value through mobility startup × industry type collaboration

  • akippa Business Planning Office Naoto Inoue
  • Double Frontier President Yutaka Yagihashi
  • Mr. Mariko Nishimura representative of HEART CATCH (moderator)
  • Azusa Audit Corporation NEXT Unicorn Advisory Office Katsuhiro Sakaguchi
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry mobility and future project team of area and city

The 26th February 14 18:00 - 19:00 «Who are the new players who will change urban mobility? ② »

  • Ms. Reiko Shiode, responsible for HillsVia Mori Building
  • Satoru Sato, General Manager, Planning Department, WHILL MaaS
  • Mr. Mariko Nishimura representative of HEART CATCH (moderator)
  • Mr. Shinzo Inoue, President & CEO of LIGARE
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry mobility and future project team of area and city 

The 25th February 7th 18: 00 - 19: 00 «Who are the new players who will change urban mobility? ① »

  • Mr. Hideyuki Nakajima, Chairman of the Board, Future Share
  • Azit Executive Officer Mr. Toshiyuki Suzuki
  • Mr. Mariko Nishimura representative of HEART CATCH (moderator)
  • Roland Berger-Innovation Director Yumi Kawabata
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry mobility and future project team of area and city

24th January 31st 18: 00 - 19: 00 «Space Business x Intellectual Property»

  • Accel Space CTO Naoki Miyashita
  • Global brain partner Hidetoshi Aoki
  • Nomura Research Institute Mr. Masashi Sato (Moderator)

23rd January 24th 18: 00 - 19: 00 «Intellectual Property Strategy of University Started Venture»

  • Meltin MMI CEO Masahiro Kuwatani
  • Mr. Akihiko Nagata, Managing Director, Realtech Fund
  • Kenji Kainuma (Moderator), Patent Office

22nd January 17th 18: 00 - 19: 00 «Startup Munitim and Intellectual Human Resources»

  • Mr. Hironobu Higashi, Research and Consulting Division, Japan Research Institute
  • Mr. Atsushi Uemura, Mercalli Legal Group
  • Representative Director, Venture Cafe, Associate Professor, Babson University Yasuhiro Yamakawa
  • Patent Office Wataru Imamura (Moderator)

21st January 10th 18: 00 - 19: 00 ≪ドローンビジネス×知財≫ ・

  • Mr. Atsushi Nakahata Representative DRONEIPLAB
  • Mr. Takeshi Kageyama, Executive Officer, License Officer, Aeronext
  • Mr. Kaname Matsumoto (Moderator), Patent Office

The 20th December 13 18:00-19:00«Conditions of healthcare venture that VC wants to invest 投資 (planned)

  • Mr. Susumu Oshita, President and Representative Director of MedVenture Partners Ltd. (J-startup nominating member)
  • Takehiko Sawa, Director, Health & Medical Team, INCJ Venture Growth Investment Group, Inc.
  • Mr. Fumiaki Ikeno, Senior Researcher, Cardiology Department, Stanford University (Moderator)

The 19th December 6 18:00-19:00“Working at a Startup Fighting in the World” Vol. 2

  • Mr. Kazuhito Otsubo, BizteX Corporation
  • Mr. Junshi Kawamura Unipos Co., Ltd.
  • Mr. Hatsutsuki at Tokyo Ihi
  • Mr. Daisuke Suzuki, Sony Corporation
  • FastGrow Nishikawa Johnny Yusuke (Moderator)

18th November 29th 18: 00 - 19: 00 «Medical × Robotics × AI»

  • Riverfield Co., Ltd. President and CEO Kensuke Kawashima
  • Mr. Yasuharu Hama General Manager, Division of MedTech Division, Exa Wizards Co., Ltd.
  • Mr. Fumiaki Ikeno, Senior Researcher, Cardiology Department, Stanford University (Moderator)

17th November 15th 18: 00 - 19: 00 «Doctor x Entrepreneur x VR»

  • Holoeyes Co-founder COO Mr. Maki Sugimoto
  • Masahiko Hara President and CEO, mediVR Corporation
  • Mr. Asuka Tomihara General Manager, Medical and Welfare Equipment Division, Healthcare Industry Division, Commerce and Service Group, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Moderator)

The 16th November 8th 18: 00 - 19: 00 «New Service Drawn by Healthcare Venture»

  • Mr. Yuko Mizoguchi, President and CEO, FiNC Technologies, Inc.
  • Mr. Satoshi Kawamura President and CEO Rekio Power Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Mr. Fumiaki Ikeno, Senior Researcher, Cardiology Department, Stanford University (Moderator)

15th November 1 18: 00 - 19: 00 "Working at a startup fighting the world"

  • User Base Culture Team, Inc. Gold Finger Pearl
  • Triple W Japan Co., Ltd. Marketer Sakae Sakai
  • Incubate Fund Community Manager Yuki Shimizu (Moderator)

The 14th October 18th 18: 00 - 19: 00 «IOT Healthcare Venture»

  • Mr. Masanori Kobayashi Director, Japan Branch, Triple W Japan Co., Ltd.
  • O: CEO Junya Tanimoto
  • Mr. Asuka Tomihara General Manager, Medical and Welfare Equipment Division, Healthcare Industry Division, Commerce and Service Group, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Moderator)

13th October 11th 18: 00 - 19: 00 «Ultra Gachinko Type Therapy Equipment Development Venture»

  • Mr. Rhyo Tsuru, Director, P. Mind Co., Ltd.
  • Cure-Up Co., Ltd. President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Yuta Satake
  • Mr. Asuka Tomihara General Manager, Medical and Welfare Equipment Division, Healthcare Industry Division, Commerce and Service Group, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Moderator)

The twelfth September 2718: 00 - 19: 00

  • Telexistence Co., Ltd. Co-Founder & CEO / Co-founder and CEO Hitoshi Tomioka
  • Vice President, Trial Holdings, Inc. Group CIO Koji Nishikawa
  • Representative Director, Venture Cafe Tokyo, Associate Professor Babson University Yoshihiro Yamakawa (Moderator, scheduled)

11th September 20th 18: 00 - 19: 00

  • Oltz, Inc. CFO Evangelist Seiji Nakano
  • JAFCO Corporation Director Keisuke Miyoshi
  • Venture Cafe Tokyo Representative Director, Associate Professor Babson University Yasuhiro Yamakawa (moderator, scheduled)

The 10th September 13th 18: 00 - 19: 00

  • Mr. Soichi Matsuda President & CEO LeapMind Co., Ltd.
  • Itochu Technology Ventures, Inc. Partner Junichiro Kono
  • Venture Cafe Tokyo Representative Director, Associate Professor Babson University Yasuhiro Yamakawa (Moderator)

The 9th August 30th 18: 00 - 19: 00

  • Mr. Keisuke Izumi Sumi Chief Operating Officer Chief Operating Officer MAMORIO CORPORATION
  • Mr. Takahiro Fukui Business Development Office, Japan Post Co., Ltd.
  • Venture Cafe Tokyo Representative Director, Associate Professor Babson University Yasuhiro Yamakawa (Moderator)

8th August 9 th (Thurs) 18: 00 - 19: 00

  • Mr. Junichi Dezawa Representative Director / CEO, Inc.
  • Mr. Hiroshi Soga, President of Capion Co., Ltd.
  • AT Kearney Co., Ltd. Japan Corporate Chairman / Partner Takaaki Umezawa (Moderator)

7th Thursday, August 2 (Thu) 18: 00 - 19: 00

  • Holoeyes CEO & CTO Naoya Taniguchi
  • Senior Director (Venture Program), Strategic Planning and Management Division, Marketing Strategy Division, Fujitsu Ltd. Mr. Naomi Tokunaga
  • Mr. Yoshiaki Ishii (Moderator), Planning Director, Cabinet Office Policy Director (in charge of science, technology and innovation) and Counselor (innovation creation environment)

The 6th July 26 (Thu) 18:00-19:00

  • Mr. Eri Makita Representative Director and President, Tsumug Co., Ltd.
  • Kazuo Kanamaru, Director, Open Innovation Center, R & D Division, Sharp Corporation
  • Yoshihiro Yamakawa (Moderator) Representative Director, Venture Cafe Tokyo

The fifth July 19 (Thu) 18:00 – 19:00

  • Fringe 81 Representative Director / CEO Mr. Cho Tanaka ・ Leos Capital Representative Director / Chairman Mr. Hideto Fujino
  • Yoshihiro Yamakawa (Moderator) Representative Director, Venture Cafe Tokyo

Fourth July 12 th (Thu) 18: 00 - 19: 00

  • Mr. Atsushi Ishiyama, President and Representative Director, EXA Wizards
  • Japan Research Institute, Inc.
  • Yoshihiro Yamakawa (Moderator) Representative Director, Venture Cafe Tokyo

The third July 5 (Thu) 18:00-19:00

  • WA Faming President and Representative Director Fumiko Kato
  • Yuko Kato, Managing Director, Tokyu Accelerate Program, Tokyu Railway
  • Yoshihiro Yamakawa (Moderator) Representative Director, Venture Cafe Tokyo

The 2nd June 28 th (Thurs) 18: 00 - 19: 00

  • Mr. Michihiko Iwamoto, Chairman of the Board, Japan Environmental Design
  • Mr. Tokuji Nakajima President & CEO, Global Mobility Service
  • Mr. Ejima Saito General Manager, Tohmatsu Venture Support Business Headquarters
  • Yoshihiro Yamakawa (Moderator) Representative Director, Venture Cafe Tokyo

1st June 21st (Thu) 18: 00 - 19: 00

  • Mr. Atsushi Matsumoto, President and CEO, Laxul Co., Ltd.
  • AT Kearney Co., Ltd. Japan Corporate Chairman / Partner Takaaki Umezawa
  • Yoshihiro Yamakawa (Moderator) Representative Director, Venture Cafe Tokyo