Japan Loves Seattle Tech! How Early-stage Companies Can Enter Japanese Market

January 25, 2018 - January 26, 2018, 10:30 am - 12:00 am

Event Details

As key actors in the Pacific Rim technology ecosystem, Seattle and Japan have enjoyed a close relationship for decades. But as Seattle’s growth has accelerated in recent years, major Japanese companies and investors have redoubled their efforts to identify innovative technology and life sciences companies in the Pacific Northwest for collaboration, partnership, investment and access to Asian markets. Forward-thinking companies like Sony, Epson, Fujifilm, Mitsubishi, and Softbank are actively seeking early-stage, Seattle-based sources of innovation.

For Seattle-based technology and life sciences entrepreneurs, this presents a major opportunity to partner with larger companies and access global markets at an early stage. But what is the best way to get in front of these Japanese companies and investors? And how does one navigate the cultural differences?

Please join us on Thursday, January 25th as we explore these questions with some business leaders who have direct experience with working between Seattle and Japan. Please see below for the details and how to RSVP.