Startup Funding in Japan : How to Raise Money with VCs + Founders

Virtual session

April 13, 2023 | 18:00 - 19:00
Room: Niji *This is a hybrid session (In-person + Online)

Please note this session is a hybrid session meaning you can participate either in person or online. If you’d like to participate in person, please pre-register yourself here (Peatix). (For online participation, you can pre-register yourself in this page.)


Organizer | 主催者:Founder Institute Japan /

Venue | 会場:CIC Tokyo(1 Chome-17-1 Toranomon, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0001 )

Description | セッション概要:

Are you a startup founder seeking funding for your business? Do you want to learn a deeper understanding of how the fundraising process works, what you need to prepare for it, and where to find the right investors? Then join us in this Startup Fundraising + Networking event, where you’ll gain practical and step-by-step advice from a panel of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs and experts who have successfully raised money for their businesses. Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more. After the Q&A session, you’ll have the chance to network with other founders and investors in attendance.

**This is a hybrid physical and live, interactive online event. You can join either online or physically. For physically joining members, please show this event registration confirmation at the entrance of the venue**

Speakers | 登壇者:

and more!


  • Erdinc Ekinci, Co-Founder, and CEO of, Co-Director of Founder Institute Japan.
  • Yu Li Shein, Co-Founder, and CEO of, Co-Director of Founder Institute Japan, CEO of Silicon Valley Branch of Global Innovation Consulting Inc.

Who Should Attend?

  • Entrepreneurs who are looking to raise funds for their business
  • Individuals who are interested in learning about the startup ecosystem and the role of funding
  • Individuals who would like to engage with global community leaders and investors

What is the Agenda?

  1. Introduction about Founder Institute
  2. Talks from Entrepreneurs who have raised capital, and Investors who fund startups
  3. Question and Answer Session
  4. Networking Session

Free to Join 

About the Ecosystem Organizations:

  • Founder Institute Japan ( The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 6,500 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 95 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.
  • ( is a global B2B collaboration platform and marketplace with a growing network of 3000 companies from 20 different countries. We support people and organizations seeking growth, influence, and agility to build the next generation of products and services through building meaningful collaborations. We provide training, program development, collab marketplace and promotions for your business development and Go-To-Market goals.
April 13, 2023