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Based on an analysis of data on the attributes, business development, and location of startup firms, this study aims to determine the impact of policies to attract and support startup firms, such as incubation, and urban development policies that shape urban amenities on the concentration and diversification of startups and their spillover effects on local industries. This study clarifies the impact of policies to attract and support startups, such as incubation, and urban development policies that form urban amenities on the concentration of startups, business diversification, and spillover to local industries.
Provided data from the STARTUP DB (Startup Database) to this research and initiated a joint research project. The goal is to contribute to the revitalization of the startup ecosystem by utilizing the analysis results obtained from this research.
About this research system
Chisato Asahi, Professor, Department of Urban Policy Science, Faculty of Urban Environment, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Yoriko Tsuchiya, Full-time Lecturer, Department of Social Informatics, Faculty of Sociology, Mejiro University (Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Urban Environment, Tokyo Metropolitan University)
About "STARTUP DB (Startup Database)
It is one of Japan's largest information platforms specializing in the growth industry domain. The corporate database holds information on more than 13,000 Japanese venture and startup companies, and has released interview content with a cumulative total of more than 150 entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem builders. 24 June 2019, the English version of the database was released. In addition, the company contributes to the development of the domestic growth industry domain market by linking its data with Crunchbase, one of the world's largest venture company databases, to deliver information on Japanese companies to professionals overseas.
About Four Start Ups
Four Startups has a mission "to be at the center of evolution (together)", and under the vision of "for Startups", promotes a growth industry support business centered on startup support and job search support, including the Internet/IoT sector as well as real business domains such as deep-tech. The company is also engaged in strategic financial support for startups and venture companies in cooperation with Japan's leading venture capital firms, the operation of the "STARTUP DB," an information platform specializing in growth industries, and the strengthening of the industrial ecosystem through a co-creation model with large companies and government agencies. The company will also work to strengthen the industrial ecosystem through co-creation models with large companies and government agencies.
|name of company||Four Start Ups, Inc.|
|Establishment||September 1, 2016|
|Location||Izumi Garden Tower 36F, 1-6-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo|
|representative||Yuichiro Shimizu, President and Representative Director|
|uniform resouce locator||https://forstartups.com/|