Tech Japan Advocates Events & News

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.

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.


HP and Global Tech Advocates present School of Thought webcast series | Managing change in the age of hyper acceleration.

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:

  • HealthTech
  • FinTech/Blockchain
  • Data/AI
  • Transportation/Mobility

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 (
  • London Tech Week will now be held from the 2nd through the 10th of September (, in London and internationally using video conferencing.

For more information about Global Tech Advocates and London Tech Advocates events, please refer to the following links to their event calendars:

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:

Venture Cafe Tokyo Weekly Events

Venture Café Tokyo continues to hold virtual events convening startups with innovation thought-leaders in Japan and worldwide: