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YOXO BOX – New support center opening in Yokohama to stimulate startup ecosystem

YOXO BOX – New support center opening in Yokohama to stimulate startup ecosystem

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.”

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Yokohama’s Determination for Net Zero Carbon Emissions and SDG Advancement

Yokohama’s Determination for Net Zero Carbon Emissions and SDG Advancement

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.

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Springboard Program in Yokohama Demo Day

Springboard Program in Yokohama Demo Day

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...

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The City of Yokohama participates in BIOCOM’s Devicefest & Digital Health Conference

The City of Yokohama participates in BIOCOM’s Devicefest & Digital Health Conference

On August 28, the City of Yokohama participated in the BIOCOM Devicefest & Digital Health Conference, a one-day event which took place within the conference area of the beautiful Westin Carlsbad Resort in southern California. The event was hosted by BIOCOM, California’s leading support organization for the life science industry, which the City of Yokohama has held strong ties with for years.

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