OUTBOUND
PROGRAM

This program aims to support the global expansion of startups in Tokyo in order to maintain Tokyo’s competitiveness and grow as an international city. In six courses, the U.S. West Coast, East Coast, Shenzhen、Singapore, Germany, and Web Summit, we’ve partnered with a global accelerator with expertise in local ecosystems to provide an opportunity to reach a global business partners and investors through a boot camp and mentoring.

Place: All online

※OUTBOUND PROGRAM is operated by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Contact information
ARK Mori Building 6F, 1-12-32 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6006, Japan
X-HUB TOKYO Management Office, JETRO Startup Support Division
Tel: 03-3582-5770
Email: JETRO_XHUB@jetro.go.jp

North America
North America
West Coast Course
Period of application:
Aug.11(Tue) ~ Sep.14(Mon) 17:00
Number of companies:
About 10
Target:
Seed, Early
Place:
Online
Language:
English
Entry Fee:
Free
Partner:
10X Innovation Lab
Aim for fund raising from local investors and acquiring business partners through validating the business model, gaining local user insights, and pitch brush up by mentors in Silicon Valley.

※The OUTBOUND PROGRAM is operated by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Application Requirements
  1. Must be a startup company in Tokyo (with an office in Tokyo)
  2. In the case of a corporation, the company must have been in business for about 10 years or less
  3. Those who are specifically considering overseas expansion and who have decision-making authority regarding global expansion can participate
How to apply

STEP1: Register your customer information on web site of JETRO which operates this program
STEP2: Enter the required information, and upload your pitch material and company logo

North America
North America
East Coast Course
Period of application:
Aug.11(Tue) ~ Sep.28(Mon) 17:00
Number of companies:
About 10
Place:
Online
Language:
English
Entry Fee:
Free
Partner:
VENTUREOUT
New York‘s ecosystem, which was ranked in second in the Startup Ecosystem Ranking surveyed in 150 Cities (Startup Genome survey), is increasing funding for AI and big data in particular. We will aim to support to expand your business in the East Coast of North America with leveraging the world’s largest resources in New York.

※The OUTBOUND PROGRAM is operated by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Application Requirements
  1. Must be startup company in Tokyo (with an office in Tokyo)
  2. In the case of a corporation, the company must have been in business for about 10 years or less
  3. Those who are specifically considering overseas expansion and who have decision-making authority regarding global expansion can participate
  4. Having a product and/or service belonging to the AdTech, E-commerce, FinTech, InsurTech
How to apply

STEP1: Register your customer information on web site of JETRO which operates this program
STEP2: Enter the required information, and upload your pitch material and company logo

Asia
Shenzhen Course
Period of application:
Aug.11(Tue) ~ Sep.18(Fri) 17:00
Number of companies:
About 10
Place:
Online
Language:
English or Chinese (Japanese-Chinese interpreter arrangement)
Entry Fee:
Free
Partner:
Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen(RITS)
Focusing on fields such as AI・IoT, smart manufacturing, new materials, healthcare and new energy, we aim for industrial cooperation, market development and fund raising with Chinese companies.

※The OUTBOUND PROGRAM is operated by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Application Requirements
  1. Must be a startup company in Tokyo (with an office in Tokyo)
  2. In the case of a corporation, the company must have been in business for about 10 years or less
  3. Those who is aiming to scale up through the collaboration with Chinese companies and funding
  4. Those who have the right to make decisions about the development of the China market can participate
How to apply

STEP1: Register your customer information on web site of JETRO which operates this program
STEP2: Enter the required information, and upload your pitch material and company logo

Asia
Singapore Course
Period of application:
Aug.11(Tue) ~ Sep.18(Fri)17:00
Number of companies:
About 10
Target:
Post Seed ~ SeriesA
Place:
Online
Language:
English
Entry Fee:
Free
Partner:
500 Startups
Aim to expansion to Southeast Asia with leveraging Singapore as an Asian hub.

※The OUTBOUND PROGRAM is operated by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Application Requirements
  1. Must be a startup company in Tokyo (with an office in Tokyo)
  2. In the case of a corporation, the company must have been in business for about 10 years or less
  3. Those who are specifically considering overseas expansion and who have decision-making authority regarding the expansion of Southeast Asia can participate
How to apply

STEP1: Register your customer information on web site of JETRO which operates this program
STEP2: Enter the required information, and upload your pitch material and company logo

Europe
Germany Course
Period of application:
Aug.11(Tue) ~ Sep.28(Mon) 17:00
Number of companies:
About 10
Place:
Online
Language:
English
Entry Fee:
Free
Partner:
Digital Innovation Hub Duesseldorf/Rheinland GERMAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP Crossbie
Online matchmaking between German companies working on open innovation in the fields of smart cities, energy, mobility and IoT, and startups looking to expand into Germany.

※The OUTBOUND PROGRAM is operated by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Application Requirements
  1. Must be a startup company in Tokyo (with an office in Tokyo)
  2. In the case of a corporation, the company must have been in business for about 10 years or less
  3. Considering German expansion specifically in the fields of smart cities, energy, mobility and IoT
  4. Those who are able to respond in English and have the right to make decisions about the development of the German market can participate
How to apply

STEP1: Register your customer information on web site of JETRO which operates this program
STEP2: Enter the required information, and upload your pitch material and company logo

Europe
Web Summit Course
Period of application:
Aug.11(Tue) ~ Sep.18(Fri)17:00
Number of companies:
About 10
Place:
Online
Language:
English
Entry Fee:
Free
Partner:
Web Summit
Aim to leverage the Web Summit, Europe’s largest tech event, to expand into Europe.

※The OUTBOUND PROGRAM is operated by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Application Requirements
  1. Must be a startup company in Tokyo (with an office in Tokyo)
  2. In the case of a corporation, the company must have been in business for less than 10 years
  3. Those who are able to respond in English and have the right to make decisions about the development of the European market can participate
  4. Funding less than 10 million USD
How to apply

STEP1: Register your customer information on web site of JETRO which operates this program
STEP2: Enter the required information, and upload your pitch material and company logo