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Thursday, December 7, 2023

Entrepreneurs who have received more than 48 million yen in support from a total of 925 people talk about their global expansion through crowdfunding! Part 2

The importance of targeting "global" markets to accelerate the growth of your business is increasing year by year, and Creww will hold its second online talk session event on Friday, November 25th, inviting "startups from Japan" who are taking on the challenge of global expansion! " who are taking on the challenge of global expansion, as guests for the second talk session event! Entrepreneurs who have received more than 48 million yen in support from a total of 925 backers will take the stage to talk about how they challenged global expansion, along with their real-life experiences.

Startups from Japan" talk about the realities of global expansion

Continuing from the first event, a talk session event will be held with invited guests from "startups from Japan" who are challenging global expansion!

While the importance of targeting "global" markets is increasing year by year to accelerate the growth of your business, many of you may have the following concerns when expanding your 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..."

This year's event will feature entrepreneurs who have received over 48 million yen in support from a total of 925 backers, who will share their real-life experiences and explain how they have taken on the challenge of global expansion as a "startup from Japan. The event will be an opportunity to hear from entrepreneurs who have received more than 4,800 million yen in support!

We hope that this event will be helpful to participants as they take on the challenge of global expansion in the future!

Recommended for

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?

Event Summary

Date: Friday, November 25, 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
13:40-13:45 Q&A
13:45-13:55 Indiegogo Introduction
13:55-14:00 News from Creww

Guests on stage

Mr. Kyouhei Nakano (Atomov Corporation / Co-founder / Director / Software Engineer)
(Brief biography)
He was in charge of server development for Yahoo! Sports at Yahoo! Japan and billing system and music/photo service development at mixi. After working for Nintendo, he co-founded Atmoph, where he was in charge of all software development. He is a Super Creator of IPA Unexplored 2008.

▶︎About Atomov Corporation
Atmoph (Atmoph Corporation) was founded in Kyoto, Japan in 2014 to develop, manufacture and market the Atmoph Window 2, the world's first smart digital window. Atmoph is a new way of connecting to nature and technology to improve the quality of time spent at home.

Ms. Nobuko Oshima (Indiegogo / Global Solutions Department / Business Development & Partnership)
(Brief biography)
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 will provide their supporters with finished products or artwork at their discretion.
To date, more than 900,000 projects have been proposed on Indiegogo, with a cumulative total of over 210 billion yen in support. The Indiegogo platform has a community of quality early adopters, and 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 for 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, 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.)
(Brief biography)
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 Corporation
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.

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