04 January 2024

Speaking at YOXO FESTIVAL 2024, Yokohama’s innovation festival (Yokohama City Economic Affairs Bureau seminar)

Yokohama City and the Yokohama Future Organization, in cooperation with businesses and universities, are organizing YOXO FESTIVAL to foster “Innovation Across the City.” Our co-founder, Saki Kobayashi, will speak at the Yokohama City Economic Affairs Bureau seminar on “Hope for Yokohama’s Startup Ecosystem.”

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◆ Event Overview
Date and Time: February 4, 2024 (Sun) 13:00-14:30
Location: Yokohama Landmark Tower 7th floor NANA Lv., Yokohama City University Minatomirai Campus
Admission: Free (50 pax)

Agenda    
13:00-13:05 Opening Remarks  
13:05-13:45 Strategies for the Creation of Startup Ecosystem to Compete with the World’s Top Ecosystems and Hope for Yokohama Secretary General for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, Cabinet Office / Mr. Hiroki Matsuo
13:45-14:15 Potential of Yokohama’s Startup Ecosystem: From a Perspective of a Singaporean Startup EnerScale / Ms. Saki Kobayashi
14:15-14:30 Networking  

◆ Main Topics

  • Japan’s policy on science, technology, and innovation
  • Japan’s startup ecosystem and support for the ecosystem
  • Singapore’s startup ecosystem
  • The appeal of Yokohama’s startup ecosystem and its potential

◆ Who Should Attend

  • Those interested in Yokohama’s startup scene
  • Those interested in supporting or collaborating with startups
  • Startups keen to expand overseas

◆ Link
【YOXO FESTIVAL 横浜市経済局主催セミナー】横浜のスタートアップ・エコシステムへの期待
YOXO FESTIVAL | YOXOフェスティバル