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The First World Occasions with Joint Tri-city Will Be Held in Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe

OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Osaka Enterprise Growth Company, in collaboration with the Keihanshin Startup Ecosystem Consortium and JETRO Osaka, has collectively launched the model, “Kansai Startup Mashups” (*1). We might be holding The First World Occasion in Kyoto on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, and the decision for contributors begins at this time.

Along with this occasion, a number of different global-themed occasions are scheduled for February in Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe, permitting contributors to witness the actions of startup corporations from Kansai which can be taking up international challenges by way of occasions over the course of the month.

The occasion on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 will function pitches by three startups that goal to increase their enterprise globally, chosen this 12 months for J-Startup KANSAI (*2) sponsored by the Kinki Bureau of Economic system, Commerce and Business. As well as, a panel dialogue with Mr. Victor Mulas, impartial advisor, and Mr. Adam Bregu, Director of Startup Genome, an organization that conducts analysis on startup ecosystems, can even be held to speak the financial potential of the Kansai area.

As occasions disseminated below the branding of the “Kansai Startup Mashups,” a worldwide pitch occasion GET IN THE RING OSAKA 2023 – Well being Tech’s Japan Qualifier might be held on Friday, February 17, 2023.

Additionally, the annual worldwide innovation convention Hack Osaka 2023 might be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, and THE NEXT KITCHENa enterprise matching program with European meals tech corporations, might be held in Kobe in February.

The “Kansai Startup Mashups” goal to create a world-class startup ecosystem in anticipation of the 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo and the post-Kansai Expo, and to create a framework that can result in the start of unicorn corporations from the Kansai area and the creation and assist of startups that can develop to change into main gamers.

【Kansai Startup Mashups in KYOTO】

◆Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023 3pm~6pm.

◆Location: Hybrid occasion

Engawa KYOTO/1 & 2F Solely Karasuma Constructing, 647 Nicho-Hanshiki-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan

On-line contributors will obtain a viewing hyperlink by the day earlier than the occasion.


※Language: English (Japanese viewing accessible with YouTube translation)

Session 1: Introduction of “Kansai Startup Mashups”

Session 2: Pitches by Startups chosen for J-Startup KANSAI 2022

(Speaker) Ken-ichi Sawamura, CEO of eSep Inc.

Kenzo Ibano, CEO of Osaka Warmth Cool Inc.

Ichiro Mori, Board member CQO of NATiAS Inc.

Session 3: Learn how to unlock potential of Kansai Startup Ecosystem

(Speaker) Victor Mulas, Unbiased Advisor

Adam Bregu, Director of Enterprise Growth and Partnerships at Startup Genome

(Moderator) Narimasa Makino, CEO of Monozukuri Ventures Inc.

Networking: Venue contributors solely

◆Audience: Home and worldwide enterprise capitalists, startups, and associated corporations

◆Utility deadline: Friday, February 3, 2023 at 12pm

※On-site participation might be on a first-come, first-served foundation.

◆Participation charge: Freed from cost

◆Utility URL:

◆Hosted by: Keihanshin Startup Ecosystem Consortium, JETRO Osaka, Osaka Enterprise Growth Company

◆Co-sponsored by: Osaka Prefecture, Osaka Metropolis, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto Metropolis, Hyogo Prefecture, Kobe Metropolis, Kyoto Knowledge Business Creation Forest, JETRO Kyoto Commerce Data Heart, JETRO Kobe Commerce Data Heart

Kansai Startup Mashups ~World Month~

【GET IN THE RING OSAKA 2023 – Well being Tech】

◆Date: Friday, February 17, 2023 from 5:00 pm

◆Location: YouTube stay streaming (anticipated)

On-line contributors will obtain a viewing hyperlink by the day earlier than the occasion.

◆Program: Extra particulars can be found on the official web site “GET IN THE RING OSAKA 2023”

◆Hosted by: Osaka Innovation Hub at Osaka Enterprise Growth Company

【Osaka 2023 Hack】

◆Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 10 am – 6 pm

Location: Data Capital Congress Conference Heart/Second Basement, North Constructing, Grand Entrance Osaka 3-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka

◆Program: Extra particulars can be found on the official web site “Hack Osaka 2023”

◆Hosted by: World Innovation Convention Hack Osaka Govt Committee


◆Date: in February 2023

◆Location: Hybrid occasion at Kobe metropolis (anticipated)

On-line contributors will obtain a viewing hyperlink by the day earlier than the occasion.

◆Program: Extra particulars can be found on the official web site “THE NEXT KITCHEN 2023” (

◆Hosted by: JETRO, Hyogo Prefecture, Kobe Metropolis

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