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A must-see for those who want to consider overseas expansion! Experience the challenge of global expansion
The importance of targeting "global" markets to accelerate the growth of one's business is increasing year by year.
On the other hand, many of you may have the following concerns as you expand your own business globally.
I want to try global expansion someday, but I don't know where to start..."
I'm glad we spent the resources to prepare, but I'm afraid we'll end up failing..."
In this event, we will be discussing the challenges of global business development as a "start-up from Japan".
We will invite senior entrepreneurs to share their thoughts and strategies on how they are taking on the challenge of global expansion, as well as their real-life experiences.
We hope that this event will be helpful to participants as they take on the challenge of global expansion in the future!
Those who are interested in global expansion of their business
Those who want to try international crowdfunding
Those who would like to do test marketing to see if their services/products are accepted overseas.
Talk Session Topics
▶︎ Why did you decide to go global?
▶︎ Why did you decide to use international crowdfunding?
▶︎ Crowdfunding Launch Period Real
▶︎ How has it changed through the crowdfunding launch?
Date: Friday, November 11, 2022, 13:00 - 14:00
Participation fee: Free
Place: Online (Zoom)
Sponsored by: Creww, Inc. and Indiegogo
13:00-13:10 Greetings and Introduction of Guests
13:10-13:40 Talk Session
13:45-13:55 Indiegogo Introduction
13:55-14:00 News from Creww
Guests on stage
Mr. Shunsuke Aoki (Yucai Engineering Co. / Representative Director)
While a student at the University of Tokyo, he founded TeamLab and became CTO. Later, after serving as CTO of Pixiv, he founded the robotics venture "Yucai Engineering". With the vision of "Making the world more convenient with robotics," he has been involved in a number of home-use robot products. He has been a jury member of the Good Design Award since 2015 and will be a professor at Musashino Art University in 2021.
▶︎About Yucai Engineering Inc.
Yucai Engineering is a robotics venture company that develops and sells a variety of products under the slogan "Make the world more yukai through robotics. YUKAI KOGAKU is a robotics venture company that develops and sells a variety of products under the slogan, "Making the world more yukai through robotics. Based on the manufacturing and sales know-how of our own products such as "Qoobo," a tail cushion that soothes your mind, and "BOCCO emo," a future family robot that empathizes with you, we are ready to design and manufacture hardware, develop software and applications, and procure sensors and parts quickly and flexibly according to customer needs. We have a system in place to respond quickly and flexibly to our customers' needs.
Ms. Nobuko Oshima (Indiegogo / Global Solutions Department / Business Development & Partnership)
Indiegogo is the world's largest crowdfunding platform for Japanese manufacturing companies and startups to raise funds, verify demand, and develop and execute global business and operational strategies. With more than 20 million unique monthly visitors and supporters from 237 countries and regions, Indiegogo is a global leader in the development and implementation of innovative new products before they reach the marketplace. Recognized as the first platform for launching innovative new products before they hit the market, the site is also used by consumer companies worldwide.
Indiegogo is one of the world's largest "purchase-based" crowdfunding platforms, attracting approximately 18 million monthly users from 237 countries and regions. Through the platform, project owners can raise funds from all over the world, and in return, they can offer their supporters a finished product or work of art at their discretion. To date, more than 900,000 projects have been proposed on Indiegogo and have raised a cumulative total of over 210 billion yen in support. A community of quality early adopters has formed on the Indiegogo platform, which is used by startups around the world as well as large companies such as BOSE, P&G, and Panasonic as a place to validate product concepts and conduct marketing. In recent years, we have begun offering the "Global Fast Track Program," which provides comprehensive support for overseas expansion, including fundraising, product launch, and global brand building, with more than 670 projects already underway, mainly for Chinese companies, Over 670 projects, mainly Chinese companies, have already successfully raised a cumulative total of 27 billion yen in funding and entered the global marketplace.
Ryota Namba (Startup Success Dept. Solution Team, Creww Inc.)
After graduating and working for a trading company specializing in textiles, he was in charge of data analysis and DX promotion.
In parallel with the above, I worked for about a year as an ambassador for "NAGOYA CONNECT," an innovation promotion and exchange program run in Nagoya by Venture Café, a Boston-based organization with activities in 10 cities in 6 countries, and hosted by the City of Nagoya. After that, he became an ambassador of NAGOYA CONNECT, an innovation promotion and exchange program operated by Venture Café, which operates in 10 cities in 10 countries. He then joined Creww in sympathy with the company's vision of "creating an era of great challenges" and its business of supporting the growth of startups. He is mainly involved in expanding and revitalizing the startup community and designing and providing solutions to various issues (human resources, product development, etc.) faced by startups.
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 270 companies for the purpose of creating new businesses between companies and startups, and has achieved approximately 750 collaborations to date. Currently, approximately 6,000 startups are registered on the open innovation platform operated by Creww.
|name of company||Creww Corporation|
|Establishment||August 13, 2012|
|capital stock||829.55 million yen (including capital reserve)|
|uniform resouce locator||https://creww.in/|
|Business Overview||Creww Inc. operates the largest open innovation platform in Japan with the vision of "Creating an era of great challenges. Creww Inc. operates one of the largest open innovation platforms in Japan as a total support company for startups, entrepreneurs, business companies, and individuals who want to take on new challenges.|
Since its founding in 2012, Creww has conducted open innovation programs with more than 350 companies for the purpose of creating new businesses between companies and startups, and has achieved approximately 1,000 collaborations to date. Currently, approximately 7,000 startups are registered on the open innovation platform operated by Creww.
Cloud-based open innovation support serviceCreww Growth"
■ Regional Open Innovation Program ".47 (Yonana) Cruise Project"
■Open Innovation Media for Challengers ".PORT｣
■ Incubation Program for Challenging Individuals, "STARTUP STUDIO by Creww'-' (used in place of '-')