J-Startup Program


A new initiative created by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) in 2018, the J-Startup Program cultivates the brightest of Japan's startups to succeed in the world market. Recommenders from leading business communities determine and select a group from over 10,000 Japanese startups to join the program.

The J-Startup Program works with JETRO and the private sector to provide the following services to the selected startups:

  • - Granting private business spaces and fee preferences
  • - Professional mentors from leading technology companies
  • - Collaberation opportunities with large companies in similar fields
  • - Welcoming programs from Ministers and other important figures
  • - Marketing services designed for startups to succeed in overseas markets
  • - Opportunities to exhibit at the world's largest tech conferences, such as CES and SLUSH
  • - And more!

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To learn more about the J-Startup Program, click HERE.