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The Science & Technology Office compiles news on startups which are related to Science & Technology.


The Science & Technology Office was a Community Partner of the Fin/Sum Week !

The Science and Technology Office was for the first time a Community Partner of the Fintech Summit “FIN/SUM WEEK 2017” which took place in Tokyo from September 19th to September 22nd. The event was co-organized by Nikkei Shimbun, the Japanese … Continue reading

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Swiss Post start-up scouting tour, intense and diverse!

The Swiss Post travelled to Japan as part of its start-up scouting tour in Asia, jointly organized by the Science & Technology Offices of Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing and swissnex Shanghai. During his three-day stay, Mr. Thierry Golliard, Director of Open … Continue reading

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New Japanese corporate accelerator open to global startups

The startup Creww (yes, with two “w”) stands at the center of one of the largest startup communities in Japan and hosts an open innovation platform that connects Japanese companies with international startups. The ideal startups are those focused on marketing … Continue reading

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Swiss accelerators are looking for promising international startups!

Kickstart Accelerator Kickstart Accelerator is an initiative by digitalswitzerland and one of Europe’s largest multi-corporate, zero equity accelerators, whose goal is to foster the Swiss innovation ecosystem globally. The 11-week program offers co-working space, access to corporate partners, top-level mentors … Continue reading

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Japanese Banks Answer to Rising Competition in the Fintech Race

Banks and other players in Japan are increasingly launching initiatives to catch up in the fintech race, with rivals in the USA and Europe, as well as tech giants like Apple and Google, especially in the area of payment services … Continue reading

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