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Latest UpdatesSocially-contributive Singaporean accelerator ImpacTech establishes corporation in Tokyo
Mar 29, 2019
Founded in Singapore in 2015, ImpacTech is a unique global accelerator that provides programs empowering technological startups focused on developing innovative hardware, software or engineering solutions to tackle large-scale social challenges.
The business of its supported enterprises' ranges from wireless recharging services for robots and electric vehicles to online medical care consultation services for parents. ImpacTech sets milestones (intermediate target points) which are compatible with the character of the client and offers opportunities such as workshops, pitching sessions and business matching to achieve them. It also provides industry-specific mentorship and support in procuring capital.
In addition to its headquarters in Singapore, ImpacTech operates in countries and regions such as Thailand and Israel. ImpacTech Japan was founded in Japan in October 2018 with the aim of supporting tech-based socially-contributive startups and establishing a global startup community. It will launch the accelerator program "The Nippon Foundation Social Change Makers" powered by ImpacTech in April.
To assist with the establishment of the company’s base in Japan, theJETRO Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC) provided consultation (on company registration, visa, tax and labor matters) and referral to a local certified public accountant.