Denmark- and Portugal-based publisher launches “Startup Guide Japan”: Phoenixi featured as among incubation programs in Kyoto

Copenhagen- and Lisbon-based publishing and media company Startup Guide launched Startup Guide Japan, in a bid to help entrepreneurs navigate and connect with different startup scenes across the world — this time focusing on Japan. The 258-page long guidebook highlights Fukuoka, Kyoto, Osaka, Sendai, and Tokyo, featuring up-and-rising startups, entrepreneurs, accelerators, research institutions, and investors…

Kyoto Prefecture, JETRO publish English-language brochure “Innovation Capital Kyoto”

Kyoto Prefecture Government and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Kyoto published on 3 August an English-language brochure “Innovation Capital Kyoto” as part of their concerted effort to demonstrate the global competitive edge as a startup-friendly city. The brochure casts Kyoto as the innovation capital in a holistic manner, highlighting its tradition and culture with…

Kyoto City publishes Kyoto Startup Map

Kyoto City announced on 31 July the launch of Kyoto Startup Map*, available online both in English and Japanese. The map lists 34 startups, including Enishia Inc (Phoenixi cohort 2 fellow Shigeo Kohigashi) and 14 innovation centers, accelerators, and incubators, such as Phoenixi’s toberu. This is part of the city’s effort — in line with…

KyotoU startup Enishia wins top prize from Japan’s ICT ministry: Award ceremony held 9 July at Phoenixi’s incubator Toberu

Enishia Inc, a Kyoto University tech startup founded and led by Phoenixi’s cohort 2 fellow Shigeo Kohigashi, won the top prize at the 2020 Entrepreneurs’ Challenge held on 5 March in Tokyo. This event was co-organized by Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) and National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) to…

Application for the third and fourth cohorts

Application has been closed. Thank you for your interest and application. Applications for the third and fourth incubation programs will be accepted from 10 December. Please check the application and enter the application form. Applications are accepted from 9:00 on December 10, 2019 to 23:00 on December 25, 2019. A password is required to apply.…

The second cohort kickoff meeting

We held the second cohort kickoff meeting on November 29th. Eleven fellows presented their business ideas at pitch sessions. They will take shape their own business ideas through a four-month phoenixi program towards a final showcase in March 2020. 2nd term cohort member-> here The panel session will be held after the pitch session. Ayato…

Phoenixi invites you to our program information session.

Date: Friday, July 13, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. Venue: Conference Room B, Kyoto University Office, 10th Floor Shin-Marunouchi Bldg. 1-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/ja/tokyo-office/about/access.html The information session will offer you a comprehensive understanding of the Phoenixi incubator program including the eligibility, selection criteria and schedule and so on. Advance registration is required for participation. Please…