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STARTUP STUDIO by Creww" Batch 3 begins, where students aim to start their own businesses while continuing their day jobs!

Creww Inc. announces that the third phase (Batch 3) of its incubation program "STARTUP STUDIO by Creww" will begin on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. In conjunction with the launch of this program, we will begin accepting business ideas from founders on a special website.

About "STARTUP STUDIO by Creww

CrewWCreating an Era of Great Challenges." We provide total support for people who want to take on the challenges of new businesses using digital technology and solving social and corporate issues.We provide services that meet the diverse needs of startups, companies, and individuals in order toSTARTUP STUDIO by Crewwhas been operating since 2019 to provide individuals who want to start a business or take on a new challenge with fewer hurdles to starting a business and more opportunities to challenge themselves to test their ideas and abilities.

 This program is,A six-month incubation program that allows you to take on the challenge of zeroing in on a new business while continuing your core businessThe program is a "one-to-one" program. Participants can take on the challenge of creating a new business from scratch while continuing their day jobs. In about six months, participants will gather colleagues, develop products, and conduct market testing, with the goal of commercializing their businesses.

The program for commercialization isAll held onlineThe program is open to participants from anywhere in Japan. Batch2, which began in April 2020, ended on a positive note with many participants saying that the program and schedule were optimized for creating a new business from scratch, leading to its commercialization.

 Calling for business ideas that change society from those who want to challenge startups while keeping their day jobs or those who want to try entrepreneurship with less risk.The project is being conducted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Announcement of selected projects and recruitment of members is scheduled to begin in mid-May 2021 or later.

Features of "STARTUP STUDIO by Creww

(1) Challenges while continuing to work in the core business

Challenging to create new business from scratch while reducing the risk of retirementWe lower the hurdles to challenge by providing opportunities to do so. when the project is commercialized,Offering options such as selling the business or incorporating the companyThe company is doing so.

(2) Reaching out to experienced zero-costers and innovators with a wealth of experience

Registered on the platform.Formation of teams through empathy from more than 7,000 innovatorsThe number of registrants is currently about 1,800 for business development, 900 for engineering, and 750 for designers. <Currently, we have about 1,800 business developers, 900 engineers, and 750 designers.

(iii) Participation in the innovator community through the program

Project members can exchange information and verify projects within the community. Compared to promoting a project independently,Providing an environment that facilitates innovation through collaboration and cooperation with members who share the same goalsThe company is doing so.

Outline of "STARTUP STUDIO by Creww


Entry period: Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - Friday, April 30, 2021
Screening of documents and interviews for business ideas: Early to mid May
Adopted project decision and call for project members: Mid-May
Preliminary selection: Late July
Second round selection: Late September
Final selection: Late Nov.
Demo Day: Late December
*Schedules are subject to change.

【【Program Support Details]

Business Verification Plan
User Hearing
Product Development
Acquisition of customer base
Operation of business and services
Business plan preparation, etc.

【【Entry Method]

STARTUP STUDIO by Creww" Batch3 special websitePlease apply using the entry form. After screening the application documents,Contact in about 2 weeksWe will do the following.
note (supplementary information) symbolThere is no charge for participation.

【【Entry Requirements]

interpoint (interword separation)Technology-enabled business modelsbe
interpoint (interword separation)Novelty of the service, social value, feasibility during the program period(from prototype (MVP) development to service operation).
Long-termConcepts that can contribute to solving SDGs and social issuesThe business model must be one that has
*For more information, please see the entry form above.

STARTUP STUDIO by Creww" Batch3 Information Session (online)

of this program.Information sessions are held online (ZOOM)We will We will explain the program and give information on how to propose business ideas and key points for founders. We will also invite founders who have participated in this program (Batch 2) to introduce their real voices in a panel discussion format.

."Thursday, April 15, 2021, 19:30-20:30If you would like to request athis way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker)

."Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 7:30-8:30 p.m.If you would like to request athis way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker)

【【Overview of Creww Corporation]

Location:Daiichikyo Building 4F, 1-19-9 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Representative:Representative Director: SORATO IJICHI
Founded in :August 13, 2012
Capital:464.55 million yen (including capital reserve)
Main business: Operation of one of the largest open innovation platforms in Japan. Operation of startup community.
URL :https://creww.in/

Creww, Inc. is a total support company for startups, entrepreneurs, business companies, and individuals who want to take on new challenges. Creww Inc. is a total support company for startups, entrepreneurs, business companies, and individuals who want to take on challenges, providing a variety of services that match the needs of each individual.

Since its founding in 2012, Creww has conducted open innovation programs with more than 200 companies to create new businesses between companies and startups, and has achieved approximately 680 collaborations to date. Currently, approximately 5,300 startups are registered on the open innovation platform operated by Creww.

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