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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

FASTAR, sponsored by the Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises, holds a pitch event! Providing funding and business matching opportunities for startups

Tsukurie, an entrepreneurship support service provider, will hold the "FASTAR 7th Demo Day," a pitch event on Friday, July 21, where 12 companies that participated in the 7th phase of the acceleration program "FASTAR," which is operated under contract by the Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, Japan, will take the stage!

About the Pitch Event "FASTAR 7th Demo Day

FASTAR is an acceleration program launched in 2019 to support the growth acceleration of venture and SMEs. Organized by the Japan Small and Medium Enterprise Corporation, FASTAR has been providing acceleration (growth acceleration) for startups and other companies aiming to become regional core or unicorn companies with a view to IPO or M&A to raise funds and form business alliances. To date, nine applications have been submitted and nine have been adopted.

At this year's "FASTAR 7th Demo Day" pitch event, the 12 companies that participated in the 7th FASTAR will present their growth strategies and business plans developed through the program to prospective business partners. An exchange event between the speakers and the audience will also be held.
*The social event is for local participants only.

< Application Method
Those who wish to view the exhibition must register in advance at the URL below.https://fastar.smrj.go.jp/demoday/7th_info.html

Outline of the event

Date and Time: Friday, July 21, 2023, 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Format: On-site (Hall B, 4F, Toranomon Hills Forum) and online

< Schedule of the day
2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Opening (Greetings, business introduction)
2:10 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Greetings from the Jury
2:15 p.m. - 4:47 p.m. Pitches by participating companies (12 companies, 7 minutes for each company + 4 minutes for critique), including 8-minute break
4:47 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Break and on-site interaction
5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Award Ceremony and Closing
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking (local participants only)
*Please note that program times and speakers are subject to additions and changes.

<Order of Speakers (tentative)

Company Nameuniform resouce locatorfield
1Punk Therapy Inc.https://www.panctherapy.com/Biotechnology (pharmaceutical product development)
2Enyu Pharma Co.https://www.enupharma.com/Biotechnology (pharmaceutical product development)
3HikariQ Health, Inc.https://www.hikariq.co.jp/Biotechnology (pharmaceutical product development)
4ERISA Corporationhttps://www.erisa.co.jp/biotechnology
5HACHIX Corporationhttps://www.hachi-x.com/Information and Software
6IXR Corporationhttps://www.exr.co.jp/Information and Software
7Air Business Club Inc.https://air-bc.com/Information and Software
8patternstorage, Inc.https://patternstorage.com/Apparel-related information communication and software
9HR Communication, Inc.https://hrcom.co.jp/Information and Software
10TANZAM Corporationhttps://tanzam.net/Application Software Development
11Runetale Corporationhttps://www.runetale.com/jp/Information and Software
12Blue Farm Co.https://blue-farm.co.jp/Environment and tea production

FASTAR Overview

This is a growth acceleration program for startup companies and individuals aiming for IPO, M&A, etc., in which experts in charge brush up their business plans through companion support for fundraising and business alliances, etc. The program was launched in FY2019 and has been open and adopted 9 times so far.


About Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN (Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN)

The Small and Medium Enterprise Corporation of Japan (SMEJ) is a policy implementation organization that aims to contribute to the economic development of Japan by promoting innovation and the revitalization of local economies among small, medium, and small businesses and venture companies that seek to develop and continue their businesses autonomously.

To solve the management issues of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and others seeking sustainable growth in response to changes in the business environment, we provide direct accompaniment, human resource development, operation of mutual aid programs, various types of financial support and business opportunities, and cooperate in improving the support capabilities of related SME support organizations.


About Tsukurie

Tsukurie is developing its business with a focus on the entrepreneurial support service business as a professional that supports those who create businesses, and the creative creation business that supports creators who create value.

Our services range from event planning, consultation services, and development of acceleration programs to cooperative projects with entrepreneurs, product development, and production to support those who aspire to start their own businesses and entrepreneurs.

name of companyTsukurie Corporation
EstablishmentAugust 2005 (incorporated on March 17, 2015)
LocationVORT Suidobashi III 6F, 2-8-11 Kanda Sarugakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0064, Japan
representativeHideki Suzuki
Business OverviewEntrepreneurial support services, incubation business, acceleration program development business, business production, start-up investment, etc.
uniform resouce locatorhttps://tsucrea.com/
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