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Sumitomo Corporation

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Year-round adoption

From Adoption to Demo Day in March

$ 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  program for startups developing hardware products in Japan.

The selected team will be provided with the knowledge and know-how accumulated at 「HAX」, one of the world's largest hardware accelerators from Silicon Valley, USA, and will also be given the opportunity to receive investment from SOSV/Sumitomo Corporation.

It also provides a hardware-focused community and business development opportunities with the world's leading experts in business and product development, as well as Sumitomo Corporation's network of business partners.

The selected teams will receive support at other HAX locations (HAX Shenzhen, HAX San Francisco, and HAX New Jersey). At the end of the program, the selected teams may be able to expand their business by obtaining funding from venture capitalists and other sources through the Demo Day held in March each year.

 

Concept

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MIRAI LAB PALLETE, the base of HAX Tokyo, will be provided as a place where selected startups, corporate partners, and various mentors can interact. HAX Tokyo aims to create new businesses by matching business ideas and needs.

Focus Area

We see potential in 6 areas

HAX Tokyo is looking for a wide range of new ideas and technologies related to hardware in the following 6 areas

Focus areas 

Next Generation Energy

Retail Consumer

Social Infrastructure

Agriculture

Health Care

DX

Technologies We're Looking For

Sensors

IoT

Life Sciences

Advanced Materials

Robotics

What We  Offer 

Accelerator program focused on hardware

Program 

・HAX provides the resources needed for startups at each location.

・For companies, accelerate open innovation by providing opportunities to collaborate with startups.

 

Tokyo / Japan

Providing business development sites around Sumitomo Corporation and its network

Prototyping & manufacturing

Shenzhen / China

​New Jersey/USA

San Francisco / USA

Fundraising & marketing

 

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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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

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SUSUBOX Co., Ltd. 

CEO

Susutawari (Noriyuki Aibe)

Apply for HAX Tokyo

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

Applications Processes

※Further schedule to be updated

Application

(accept at any time)

Screening of the Documents

Information Seminar

・Program participants must attend

・Available for videoconferencing

First Interview

・Program participants must attend first interview

​・Available for videoconferencing

Second Interview

・Program participants must attend second interview

​・Available for videoconferencing

(Further Interviewes if necessary)

Teams Selected(Including investment offers)

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, the teams should receive investment from SOSV/Sumitomo Corporation and participate in the program.

​6.Eligible stages are up to Series A, but are up to consultation.

 

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