Startup Scouting

For International Investors
and Corporates

Are you looking for disruptive technologies in Japan?

JETRO's Startup Scouting service is your opportunity to connect with promising startups from all over Japan. We identify and introduce you to the right technology startups for your business' growth. Explore potential startups to achieve your goals together with us.

What is the Startup Scouting service?

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    We'll help identify your scope of business according to your target goals
    ex. Verticals, Key words, Funding round, etc.

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    We'll research and scout potential Japanese startups via our nationwide network
    Check out our office

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    Next, we share a long list with you of candidate startups and narrow it down together

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    Then, we introduce confirmed startups to you and set up the first meeting  between you and the startups (+JETRO)

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    We'll also support ongoing communication with the startups


  • Warm Introduction

    Since 2013, we have helped thousands of Japanese startups scale globally. We support 700+ Japanese startups per year through our 15 different acceleration programs, and 3,000+ through mentoring.

    Check out our portfolio

  • Personalized Discovery

    Based on the initial meeting, we provide services tailored to your goals. In addition to startup scouting and setting up one-on-one interviews, we can also help organize pitch events and startup contests.

  • With Support From JETRO

    We support ongoing communication to ensure a worthwhile discussion with Japanese startups.

  • All Services Are Free

    We offer all services for free.

Sound interesting?