JETRO to Showcase 14 Innovative Japanese Startups at TechCrunch Disrupt 2022

Oct 13, 2022

Discover 14 unique Japanese startups at the Disrtup 2022 JETRO Japan Pavilion!

After 3 years, the JETRO Japan Pavilion is finally returning in-person to Disrupt 2022 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on October 18-20. The JETRO Japan Pavilion will be located at Moscone West: Level 1, Booths F16-F23 & G14-G20.

Disrupt is an annual technology conference hosted by startup and technology news publication TechCrunch. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Disrupt was conducted virtually in 2020 and 2021.

This year, JETRO will feature 14 exciting Japanese startups from across a range of fields, including AR, legal tech, enterprise technology, EdTech, and more. To prepare for the event, JETRO provided mentoring to the participating startups, with a focus on LinkedIn networking and pitch creation and delivery.

JETRO will be hosting 2 pitch sessions on the Showcase Stage in the exhibit hall on Tuesday, October 18 at 3:30-4pm and Thursday, October 20 at 1-1:30pm. Each session will feature 7 companies, and each company will have 3 minutes to pitch their product to the audience.

Acompany (AutoPrivacy)

Privacy law compliant APIs that enable users to develop personal data sharing systems for enterprises even without the knowledge of privacy laws


Data programming tool for error analysis of training results with unstructured data


Novel document editor that accelerates legal drafting


Unique and universal technology platform driving digital transformation in the construction industry

Graffity (Leap Trigger)

Mobile multiplayer AR shooting game

Hivix (Lingo Mii)

A platform for English language learners and educators to visualize pronunciation using AI technology


The only company specialising in AI analytics for online conversation

KJ COMMONS (The Beats)

Human emotion-based sharing app to connect the world through emotion and music

Potlatch (SnowX)

The first NFT marketplace in virtual reality - experience a VR-native 3D shopping experience


Building an end-to-end corporate offsite planning SaaS for distributed/hybrid teams

RevComm (MiiTel)

Cloud IP-phone powered by revenue intelligence and AI


Chat Commerce is a platform provided by ZEALS that allows consumers to engage with brands, purchase products and make reservations


A brand-building platform built to help emerging businesses build, grow, and manage their brand strategy and image

ZenmuTech (QueryAhead)

A Secure Computation solution that processes information in encrypted form

For more information, or to schedule a meeting with one of the Japanese exhibitors, contact Will Ferguson at

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JETRO is the Japanese government agency responsible for promoting trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. JETRO provides support and assistance to American companies entering the Japanese market and to Japanese companies expanding overseas. JETRO was established in 1958 and has more than 70 offices around the world, including six offices in the USA. JETRO provides a wide range of services, including timely market intelligence, extensive business development support, and relevant business events, all designed to encourage business partnerships between American companies and Japan.