90

Days Program

900+

Sumitomo Corporation

Related Companies

2

Batch per Year

$250K

HAX Shenzhen

Invesment Package

*Other selection to be accepted

for HAX Shenzhen

An accelerator program for Japanese hardware and technology startups.

HAX Tokyo is a 3 month program for startups developing hardware products in Japan. Teams will be provided hardware focused office space, prototyping resources and access to world leading experts in business and product development. In addition to providing knowledge and know-how accumulated by HAX, startups will have access to businesses and technologies from Sumitomo Corporation, SCSK and various other partners in Japan. At the end of the 3 months, teams will present at Demo Day with the potential to go on to HAX's primary Shenzhen program, receive venture capital funding and further scale their business.

 

Concept

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Through HAX Tokyo Program, Startups, Corporation Partners, and Experts communicate, matching seeds and needs. We have "MIRAI LAB PALLETE" , a place to make innovation operated by Sumitomo Corporation. 

Focus Area

HAX Tokyo is looking for a wide range of new ideas and technologies in the following "priority areas" and "technical areas".

Industry Applications

Manufacturing

Aging Care

Automotive & Mobility

Agriculture

Health Care

Service Robotics

Technologies We're Looking For

Sensors

IoT

Life Sciences

Advanced Materials

Robotics

We see potential in 6 areas

What We Offer

3 months accelerator program that focus on HardWare.

  • Industrial Expertise

    ●Set 30 Milestones at the beginning

    ・Understanding of needs through    

       potential customer interviews

    ・Pitch training
    ・Regulatory research
    ・Review business model

  • Tokyo office &
    Various resources

    Mentoring by Advisors, HAX senior staff, HAX graduates, Corporate Partners, University Professors, etc.

  • Hardware Entrepreneur Communities

    Participation in events such as hackathons and large enterprise matching.
     

  • Training Camp In Shenzhen

    HAX Shenzhen mentoring, Meeting with Shenzhen Factories 

     (Approximately 1 -2 weeks)

     

  • Demo Day

    Presenting the results of the 3-months program to investors and potential customers.

Program 

 Seed-level startups and universities :  Improve the level of technology to be accepted for HAX Shenzhen.

Companies : Accelerate open innovation by providing opportunities to collaborate with startups.

 
STAGE 0

Tokyo/Japan

Program period:90days

Tokyo

Learning the basics of startup management and matching technology seeds with business needs
 

Program period:120-360days

Shenzhen

Prototyping & manufacturing

STAGE 1

Shenzhen/China

STAGE 2

San Francisco/USA

Program period:60-90days

San Francisco

Fundraising & marketing

 

HAX Tokyo Timeline

~2020/11/6

2021/1

2021/4

2021/6~

Program Start

Demo Day

HAX Shenzhen

※Other selection required.

※In Batch1, we visited Shenzhen twice, beginning & end of the program.

 

Mentor

Director

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Fast Sensing Inc.

Yasunori Okajima

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Prometheus Inc.

CEO

Yoshinobu Ichimura

Advisor

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Keio University

Doctor of Engineering, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies

Jun Murai

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Keio University

Faculty of Environment and Information Studies , Professor

Hiroya Tanaka

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TomyK Ltd./ACCESS Co.Ltd.

co-founder

Tomihisa Kamata

Mentor

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EY Law Co.

Start up leader

Ito Takahiko

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Scale Out Inc.

co-representative

Keijiro Yamagata

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Countir, Inc.

Certified Public Accountant

Kenji Ubagai

Apply for HAX Tokyo

For further clarification, please feel free to contact us(info@hax.tokyo).

Applications Processes

Application

Deadline 2020/11/6

Screening of the Documents

11/10

Information Seminar

10/26・11/13・11/16

・Program participants must attend

・Video interview 

First Interview

10/27・10/28​・11/17~11/20

・Program participants must attend first interview

​・Video interview 

Second Interview

11/27~12/2

・Program participants must attend second interview

​・Video Interview

(Further Interviewes if necessary)

Teams Selected

12/10~

Application Requirements

1. Startup companies issuing stocks that aim to go IPO or M & A.
2. At least two people should participate during the program (only one person is NG).
3. The product your developing is hardware (robotics, IoT, etc.).
4. Managers(CEO・CTOetc.)can participate in the program.
5. If selected for Stage 1 Shenzhen program(120-160days),you should accept the investment(up to $ 250,000)from SOSV, and participate Shenzhen program.