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Latest UpdatesTOKYO: Tokyo Metropolitan Government to call for participants for the Accelerator Program “FinTech Business Camp Tokyo” (Application deadline July 5th)
May 30, 2019
In November 2017, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) formulated the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision, with the aim of making Tokyo an unrivalled global financial center. As nurturing of the FinTech industry is a key to achieving this Vision, the TMG has launched a dedicated accelerator program “FinTech Business Camp Tokyo”.
This program is targeted at 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 in Tokyo. The program will progress as below, with focus on 2. and 3. over a short period of around two months.
May 13 : Applications open
Middle of August： Participants announced (approx. 10 companies)
Late September-Early October： Introductory Seminar
October-November： Mentoring, Business planning, Networking Events, Business Matchings
Late November： Pitch event (public)
*The Business Development Center TOKYO will provide ongoing support for site establishment (procedures, office search, etc.) to foreign companies.
- FinTech Business Camp Tokyo Office
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org