CONNECT Springboard Program partnership to support Yokohama City startups
by New York Office | May 10, 2019
The City of Yokohama will be partnering with CONNECT, the San Diego accelerator that has successfully supported over 3000 startups, to launch the “CONNECT Springboard Program” in Yokohama. The goal...
City of Yokohama introduces TechDay New York to new Japanese startups
by New York Office | May 6, 2019
On May 2nd, 2019, the City of Yokohama hosted a booth at TechDay New York, the largest startup event in the US. This year's annual TechDay was the busiest to date, with over 20,000 attendees...
Company Spotlight: mayunowa
by New York Office | Apr 30, 2019
Introducing mayunowa LLC, a startup company from Yokohama, Japan. Mayunowa provides makeup and skincare products made from silk, and runs an aesthetic salon in Yokohama. Introducing a new skincare...
Company Spotlight: CODE Meee
by New York Office | Apr 26, 2019
Interview with Kenji Ota, Founder and CEO of CODE Meee Inc., a startup from Yokohama that is exhibiting at Techday New York in May. Merging Aroma and Technology to present “Personalized...
Company Spotlight: M.I-Story
by New York Office | Apr 23, 2019
Interview with Ms. Hiromi Sakamoto, the founder and president of M.I-Story Co., Ltd., a Yokohama startup that will debut its first product, the “Hammock Pillow," internationally at TechDay New York...
Company Spotlight: ICON
by New York Office | Apr 19, 2019
This toy robot is teaching programming for kids through interactive and intuitive play. President and Representative Director Toshiko Tsuchiya introduced us to ICON, a Yokohama-based company...
Company Spotlight: Aperza Inc.
by New York Office | Apr 16, 2019
Makoto Ishihara, CEO, Aperza Inc. We interviewed Mr. Makoto Ishihara, the CEO of Aperza Inc., a Yokohama-based startup that participated in the startup convention “Slush Tokyo 2019” which took place...
Job Fairs for International Students in Yokohama
by New York Office | Apr 12, 2019
In March of 2019, to support the job-search efforts of international students in Japan, the City of Yokohama held the first of many job fairs for international students. Job fairs for international...
“Creating the best products by utilizing the talent and technology that Yokohama has to offer” (Innovation Interviews, Ep. 1)
by New York Office | Apr 10, 2019
Interview with Mr. Hideyuki Fujisawa, Representative Director, NITTO CO.,LTD. NITTO is a global pioneer of state of the art technology. Founded in 1918 to produce electrical insulation...
Company Spotlight: TRIPLUS
by New York Office | Apr 9, 2019
We interviewed Mr. Tomohito Akiyama, the CEO of Yokohama startup TRIPLUS Inc. TRIPLUS exhibited at Tokyo Slush 2019, a startup convention held in February, and was selected as one of the top 40...
Cure×Clothing Project: Developing clothes that inspire movement
by New York Office | Apr 5, 2019
Workout clothes that make you want to work out.As part of the “Cure×Clothing Project” to support people’s natural movement from a fashion standpoint, Yokohama City University’s Communication Design...
Company Spotlight: OPPO
by New York Office | Apr 2, 2019
OPPO, the 5th largest smartphone maker in the world, opened a research center in Yokohama one year ago. Interview with Mr. Cho, the head of OPPO’s Yokohama Research Center.Q. Can you give us an...
IDEC Yokohama announces winners of Yokohama Business GP 2019
by New York Office | Mar 21, 2019
The Yokohama Industrial Development Corporation (IDEC Yokohama) has been hosting the Yokohama Business Grand Prix since 2003, a business plan competition to support entrepreneurs and business...
Open innovation conference in the life sciences encourages cross-industry collaboration in Yokohama
by New York Office | Mar 19, 2019
On February 8, the Economic Affairs Bureau of the City of Yokohama held the “Open Innovation Conference IV” as an initiative of LIP. Yokohama, the city’s innovation and collaboration platform for...
Yokohama startups to exhibit in TechDay New York, the largest startup event in the US
by New York Office | Mar 15, 2019
On May 2, 2019, the City of Yokohama will host a “Yokohama Pavilion” at TechDay New York, a large-scale startup event to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan’s West Side...
The City of Yokohama participates in the BIOCOM Global Life Science Conference for the first time
by New York Office | Mar 12, 2019
From February 26 to 28, the City of Yokohama participated in the BIOCOM Global Life Science Conference. The conference, which took place at a conference facility located within the scenic Torrey...
Company Spotlight: Leggett & Platt Automotive
by New York Office | Mar 5, 2019
Hayato Sugawara, Manager, L&P Automotive Japan KK (Left)Steve Henderson, Vice President, Leggett & Platt; President, Automotive Group (Middle)Barry Jones, President, North America, Chief...
Representative of Stony Brook University in New York visits Yokohama Mayor and campuses
by New York Office | Mar 1, 2019
From February 13 to 15, Dr. Jun Liu, the Vice President/Vice Provost for Global Affairs at the Stony Brook University in New York, visited Yokohama. During the visit, arranged through an overture...
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