Information for U.S. and Canadian companies seeking opportunities to invest in Yokohama
Yokohama city announced the “Innovation City Yokohama” initiative in January this year, in which researchers, technicians, entrepreneurs and students are encouraged to expand their cross-sectorial networks and create innovations from Yokohama. Since the declaration,...
Introducing Kentaro Ikemoto of Airbuy Inc., a US travel-industry startup that began at MIT and is now promoting sales in Yokohama, Japan. We interviewed Mr. Ikemoto to find out more about Airbuy and how it is aiming to globally revolutionize the international travel experience.
Four startups/companies have been officially selected for ”The Springboard™ Program in Yokohama,” a partnership between Yokohama City and San Diego accelerator “CONNECT with San Diego Venture Group” (CONNECT) to create a world-class mentoring program.
The first convening of senior government officials from 14 cities worldwide that are in the vanguard of localizing the SDGs was held from April 3-6 at the Rockefeller Bellagio Center, Italy hosted by the Brookings Institution. Executive Officer Makoto Sekiyama...