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Latest UpdatesTOKYO: Tokyo Metropolitan Government to call for participants for the Accelerator Program “FinTech Business Camp Tokyo” (Application deadline July 13th)
Jun 01, 2018
In November 2017, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) announced the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision, with the goal of making Tokyo an unparalleled global financial city. With the Vision stating the nurturing of the FinTech industry as a point of action, the TMG launched the FinTech-focused Tokyo Metropolitan Government Accelerator Program “FinTech Business Camp Tokyo” in FY 2017.
This program was created for foreign startup companies (hereinafter “foreign companies”) operating in the field of FinTech, and aims to provide them with mentoring from leading companies in Japan's finance sector, as well as business matching with companies within Tokyo. The program will follow the sequence below, and focus on activities 2. and 3. over a short period of around two months.
|Overview for Applicants||
May 21 : Applications open
July 13 : Application deadline
Middle of August : Selection of foreign companies and announcement of successful participants (approx. 10 companies)
Start of October : Introductory Seminar
October - November : Mentoring, business planning, networking, business matching
Late November : Pitch event (public)
- Fintech Business Camp Tokyo Office
- E-mail: email@example.com