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Friday, December 1, 2023

Six top international accelerators provide intensive support to 109 Japanese startups! Startup City Acceleration Program




参加費は無料。プログラム参加スタートアップは、ビジネスモデル構築のためのメンタリングや、海外投資家・ビジネスパートナーとのネットワーキング・マッチングなどの機会を得ることができます。今年2月のトライアル実施から本格実施へ移行し、参加対象地域・企業数・プログラムコースを拡充I did.


「スタートアップ・エコシステム形成推進事業」拠点都市8カ所のスタートアップを対象に公募した結果、140社以上の応募の中から、同アクセラレーションプログラム全6コースに参加するスタートアップ109社が確定I did.



参加企業は、アクセラレーターの実施するアクセラレーションプログラムに参加し、事業構想策定、プロモーション活動に係る支援等を受け、海外投資家等に対するDEMO DAYを通じ、海外市場展開、ネット―ワークの構築等を目指します。


・Global Scale:販路開拓、事業提携、資金調達
・Global Preparation:グローバル展開の基礎知識の習得、海外市場展開意欲向上

Program Contents(コース毎異なります)
・投資家・海外企業に向けたDemo Day 等


・スタートアップ・エコシステム東京コンソーシアム (東京都、川崎市、横浜市、和光市、つくば市、茨城県等)
・Central Japan Startup Ecosystem Consortium (愛知県、名古屋市、浜松市等)
・札幌・北海道スタートアップ・エコシステム推進協議会 (札幌市等)
・仙台スタートアップ・エコシステム推進協議会 (仙台市等)
・広島地域イノベーション戦略推進会議 (広島県等)
・北九州市SDGsスタートアップエコシステムコンソーシアム (北九州市等)


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Ando Hazama x Cube Earth] Innovating the world's urban OS with patented technology from Japan and the U.S.

Creww Growth Case Study Interview】Ando Hazama has selected Cube Earth, a startup company offering a "smart disaster prevention system" to local governments through the "Ando Hazama New Business Co-Creation Program 2022," an accelerator program for fiscal year 2022, utilizing Cube Earth, a geographic information system platform patented in the United States and Japan. Cube Earth, a startup company that provides municipalities with a "smart disaster prevention system" using the geographic information system platform "Cube Earth" patented in the U.S. and Japan, was selected for the Ando Hazama New Business Co-Creation Program 2022. The startup is developing next-generation social infrastructure infrastructure such as disaster prevention systems, smart cities, drones, and digital twin systems as part of the DX approach to municipal crisis management. What specific initiatives are they pursuing? We interviewed Hiroyuki Horii, Deputy General Manager of the Innovation Department, Corporate Strategy Division, Ando Hazama, Shigehiko Amo, Chairman of Cube Earth, and Zenshi Takeda, President and Representative Director.

Sanki Kogyo × Startups] Become a company that continues to be chosen|New Steps in Co-Creation with Startups

Sanki Kogyo Corporation, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2025, has set its sights on becoming a company that will "continue to be chosen" in accordance with its vision for 2050, and is working to strengthen its core businesses and enhance the Sanki brand. One of our new initiatives is to strengthen our core business and improve the Sankiki brand. Therefore, as one of the new initiatives, we are challenging the "SANKI Open Innovation Program 2023". We interviewed Mr. Hiroyuki Sasaki, Facility Systems Business Department, Mr. Tadashi Ishiwata, Corporate Planning Department, Corporate Planning Office, and Mr. Naoya Tokuda, Corporate Planning Department, who are challenging the accelerator program for the first time, about their frank thoughts from their respective standpoints.

Ando Hazama × Air Digital × Kuki City] Tackling the challenge of extending healthy life expectancy through digital sports!

Ando Hazama, a general construction company that promotes the creation of new businesses through open innovation, has selected Air Digital Inc. Air Digital, Inc., a company involved in the development of digital sports space and the operation of digital sports fields, was selected for the program. Subsequently, Ando Hazama, Air Digital, and Kuki City, Saitama Prefecture, signed a collaboration agreement and are now working together on "Sports 60 & Smart," one of the largest digital sports clubs in Japan, which is located in the "Ario Washinomiya" shopping mall facility in Kuki City. What specific initiatives are being undertaken? We interviewed Tsubasa Sakakibara, Manager of the Innovation Department of Ando Hazama's Corporate Strategy Division, Sobaku Maeda, Representative Director of Air Digital, and Takeshi Kanazawa, a member of the Sports Promotion Section of the Health and Sports Department of the Kuki City Office.

Startup Recruitment] Caring for Community Health|Future Aisei Pharmacy with Roots in the Community through New Business

Aisei Pharmacy has more than 400 dispensing pharmacies nationwide. As the company will soon celebrate its 40th anniversary, we are challenging the accelerator program in search of the next pillar of our business! Aiming to become a pharmacy that is needed by local residents, the company will explore the possibility of creating new businesses. In this interview, we spoke with Hiroyuki Hori, General Manager of the Business Planning Department of Aisei Pharmacy Inc. about why Aisei Pharmacy is now taking on the challenge of open innovation with startups.
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