Information for U.S. and Canadian companies seeking opportunities to invest in Yokohama
On October 31 an opening event will be held to celebrate the establishment of Yokohama’s new startup growth center—YOXO BOX. The center will be located in Kannai, one of Yokohama’s major business districts, and will offer mentoring, individual consultation with specialists in startup growth, space for exchange and business events focused on creating innovation, and a special in-house accelerator program called the “YOXO Accelerator Program.”
The UN Climate Change Summit, SDG Summit, and other related events were held in New York surrounding the UN General Assembly in late September. At those events, Yokohama City was able to share Yokohama’s climate change countermeasures with the other participants. In addition, Yokohama City’s Representative to the Americas, Makoto Sekiyama, joined the VLR Declaration event hosted by New York City to affirm Yokohama’s strategic and determined support of the SDGs alongside other echoing cities worldwide.
The City of Yokohama and Kihara Memorial Yokohama Foundation are collaborating with CONNECT with San Diego Venture Group to promote rising life science companies through the Springboard Program in Yokohama, a three-months mentoring program. By virtue of CONNECT’s...
Yokohama City Hall is scheduled to relocate to Minato-Mirai district from Kannai district in 2020, and the city recently announced that it would be redeveloping the former building and surrounding site in Kannai. A committee comprised of Mitsui Fudosan and seven other...