Road to Japan: Opportunities for German Startups


June 7, 2022

3:30 pm


Design Offices Düsseldorf Fürst & Friedrich

One of the largest and most affluent markets in Asia, Japan is synonymous with quality and innovation. Similar to Germany, Japan places a high value on craftsmanship, quality, and reliability.

Join us for an exclusive evening to discover how German startups are making inroads in Japan, the opportunities, and the programs that can help startups accelerate their expansion to the land of the rising sun.

The event will conclude with pitches from Scale-up.NRW startups, German Accelerator’s alumni startups, and a networking party to meet and mingle with founders and other ecosystem players in Japan/Germany.


Opening Speakers

Fireside Chat Panelists



3:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Welcome & Introduction

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM: Presentation by Presidio Ventures Europe, CVC of Sumitomo Corporation

4:15 PM – 5:00 PM: Fireside Chat on Opportunities in Japan for German Startups

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM: Startup Pitches and Q&A

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Network & refreshments


This event is co-organised by German Entrepreneurship and JETRO, in partnership with Digihub Düsseldorf/Rhineland.


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