Supports for Foreign Companies

Overview

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) has been implementing a variety of measures to attract foreign companies to Tokyo in order to create a progressive cycle of innovation and economic growth that also work toward the realization of "Sustainable Recovery".
We are holding a series of Invest Tokyo online events, "Tokyo: Innovation is Everywhere", to increase the interest of foreign companies and others in expanding into Tokyo.

  • Vol.1 Bangalore, India: Friday September 30, 2022
  • Vol.2 New York, USA: Thursday October 27, 2022

Material

Message from the Governor

Contents

Vol.1 Bangalore, India

  • Friday September 30, 2022, 3:30pm –5:00pm (IST / UTC+05:30)
    *IST: Indian Standard Time
    Participation : Online
    To be held in collaboration with TiE India

    Agenda
  • Message from the TMG (Video message)
     KOIKE Yuriko, Governor of Tokyo
  • The attractiveness of a business city “Tokyo” from the perspective of India (Presentation)
     Srikant SASTRI, President, TiE Delhi-NCR
  • Overview of Tokyo’s market (Presentation)
     Tina PHILIP, Principal Director, Accenture Ventures India
  • Advantages of expanding business into Tokyo from the perspective of foreign companies (Panel Discussion)
     Moderator
     Joseph ONG, Access to Tokyo Singapore Representative, Accenture Ventures Singapore
    Speakers
     -Krishan CALDWELL, General Manager, Representative of Japan, Tellus You Care
     -Kuan CHEN, Founder, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director, Infervision
  • Successful cases of investment in overseas startups by major Japanese companies (Presentation)
     SUZUKI Daisuke, Senior Investment Director, Sony Ventures Corporation
  • TMG’s support programs
     FUJITA Megumi, Director for Attraction of Foreign Companies, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Vol.2 New York, USA

  • Thursday October 27, 2022, 6:30pm –8:00pm (EDT / UTC-04:00)
    Participation : Online
    To be Held in collaboration with NYCEDC (New York City Economic Development Corporation)

    Agenda
  • Message from the TMG (Video message)
     KOIKE Yuriko, Governor of Tokyo
  • Tokyo’s market where startups can play an active role - the necessary ecosystem to generate innovation - (Panel Discussion)
     FUJITA Megumi,
      Director for Attraction of Foreign Companies,
      Tokyo Metropolitan Government
     Daria SIEGEL,
      Vice President,
      New York City Economic Development Corporation
     JF Gauthier (Moderator),
      Founder & CEO, Startup Genome
  • The keys to success: case studies of personnel and companies expanding business in Tokyo(Panel Discussion)
     Fariza ABIDOVA, Co-founder, Trusted Corporation
     KOMURA Ryusuke,
      Program Director, Venture Café Tokyo
  • Open-innovation by major Japanese CVCs(Presentation)
     KIMURA Yuichi,
      Investment & Business Development Director,
      NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc.
  • Introducing the TMG’s support programs
     FUJITA Megumi,
      Director for Attraction of Foreign Companies,
      Tokyo Metropolitan Government

  

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