Investing in Japan
Latest Updates Foreign Entrepreneurs Business Plan Competition 2018 (Application deadline June 8th)
May 17, 2018
Tokyo Star Bank's new initiative, the Foreign Entrepreneurs Business Plan Competition 2018, gives foreign entrepreneurs an opportunity to become the next star in Japan's business scene. The Grand Prize winner of the competition will be awarded a whopping JPY1,000,000 in funding. Only foreign nationals living in Japan or foreign-born Japanese are eligible to apply. In addition to judges, the final selection stage will also be attended by venture capitalists and private equity funds looking for new businesses in which to invest.
JETRO is a supporter of this event.
The deadline for applications is June 8. Applicants must submit several documents including a business proposal in Word or PowerPoint that is up to 20 pages long. For more information, visit Business Plan Competition 
Please direct any inquiries to the secretariat at the following email address