During the Covid-19 crisis Tech Japan Advocates and our affiliates worldwide have delayed and shifted programs to remote conferences and presentations using video platforms.
Tech Japan Advocates Events & News
“Tech for Net Zero”
Global Tech Advocates is launching Tech for Net Zero (link here), an initiative to support the private sector to:
- Accelerate the growth of startups using technology to address climate change
- Minimise the environmental impact of tech startups around the world
Please show your support for the GTA Climate Commitments by signing the pledge. GTA Tech for Net Zero – Climate Commitments here.
“Tech for Net Zero” | current activities
New Digital Magazine | GTA Connects
Global Tech Advocates announced the launch of GTA Connects, a new digital magazine covering news, analysis and insights for the international grassroots tech community. Read here.
The Embassy of Japan in the UK hosts a webinar ‘Japan as an International Financial Centre and Its Future’ on 17th June 2021. For details and registration.
Latest Report on Digital Innovations in Nordic and Baltic
The latest and insightful report with a lot of interviews has been published in April 2021. The report from JBIC IG PARTNERS and NORDIC NINJA VC, here.
UK Investors-Japan Fin Tech Online Meetup Event
The Embassy of Japan in the UK and FinTech Association of Japan (FAJ) co-host the Interactive online discussion on FinTech landscape in Japan with FinTech entrepreneurs and international investors on 24th March 2021. For more detail and prior registration.
Japan-UK Investor Bridge Discussion: October 2020
Tech Japan Advocates and the Tech London Advocates Venture Capital Working Group held the first Investor Bridge Roundtable Discussion in October 2020. Investors from Japan and UK joined this video discussion. Please see the highlights and summary here.
GTA & HP Community: SCHOOL OF THOUGHT
The Japan/UK Investor Roundtable Discussion
Originally slated for March is being re-scheduled to the Autumn 2020, in which 16-20 investors from Japan and the UK will participate individually from their offices and homes. Additional TJA virtual events are being planned for the end of 2020 or early 2021, to include:
Tech London Advocates
Has helped to sponsor several remote video innovation conferences, including:
- LTW Connects and Virtual CogX were held across several days in June and attracted thousands of attendees.
- The TLA Covid-19 Resource Hub was launched in June. It is organized to help early-stage tech companies to engage with mentors, individually and in workshop-style video meet-ups (https://www.techlondonadvocates.org.uk/covid-19/).
- London Tech Week will now be held from the 2nd through the 10th of September (https://londontechweek.com/), in London and internationally using video conferencing.
JETRO Online Seminar
JETRO’s Invest Japan Business Support Center presents the webinar ~Open Innovation in Japanese Medical Device Industry~ on 10th December 2020. Information and free-of-charge registration.
Department of International Trade
British Embassy Tokyo
As part of “UK in JAPAN 2019-20” campaign from September 2019 through 2020, GREAT Weeks is showcasing the UK’s strengths in business, science and
innovations are being organized and are promoting further business and academic collaboration between the UK and Japan through trade missions, seminars, receptions, and panel discussions. The Covid-19 crisis interrupted several of these events, but others have been scheduled using video conferencing. For more information re: British DIT Events, please refer to:
UK Department for International Trade – Japan:
UK Department for International Trade Events: