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Japan Connect Initiative
Outbound Stream

Japan Connect Initiative
Outbound Stream

Japan Connect Initiative
Outbound Stream

Startup Support Program for South East Asia Market Entry

Startup Support Program for South East Asia Market Entry

Startup Support Program for South East Asia Market Entry

Japan Program Stream.

Japan Connect Initiative (JCI) is a program that supports Japanese startups expand their business to four Southeast Asian countries (Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Malaysia), with the aim of building a sustainable cross-border ecosystem between Tokyo and Southeast Asia.

Overview

Geographic scope

01.

Brand Strategy

02.

Digital Strategy

03.

Brand Positioning

04.

Discoverability

04.

Vietnam

05.

Japan

Program content

01.

Brand Strategy

02.

Digital Strategy

03.

Brand Positioning

04.

Discoverability

04.

Demo Day : Investment professionals from Southeast Asia will be invited to the demo day.

05.

Travel Support : Support for travel expenses and business meetings when traveling abroad.

Eligibility

01.

Brand Strategy

02.

Digital Strategy

03.

Brand Positioning

04.

Discoverability

04.

Sector: No sector limitation, however the business must have potentials for development in Southeast Asia

05.

Business expansion: Applicants are willing to expand their business to the target countries, or establish a local entity in those target countries

Benefits

01.

Brand Strategy

02.

Digital Strategy

03.

Brand Positioning

04.

Discoverability

04.

Acceleration, startup support and mentoring.

05.

extra

Country Facilitators

Country Facilitators

Country Facilitators

Local Partners

Local Partners

Local Partners

Program timeline

Program timeline

Program timeline

Online seminar on ASEAN Market Trends 2024 (Four countries)

Online seminar on ASEAN Market Trends 2024 (Four countries)

Online seminar on ASEAN Market Trends 2024 (Four countries)

Indonesia

February 15th, 2024

Vietnam

February 22nd, 2024

Malaysia

February 29th, 2024

Singapore

March 7th, 2024

Upcoming: JCI Brainstorming sessions

JCI is hosting Brainstorming Sessions for Overseas Expansion to support Japanese startups aiming to go to the Southeast Asian market. “I’m interested in expanding my business overseas”, “I want to start a company overseas, but I don’t know where to start”, JCI will listen to all your concerns.

Sessions

8th/02 (Thur) Registration

01.

Brand Strategy

02.

Digital Strategy

03.

Brand Positioning

04.

Discoverability

04.

Vietnam

05.

Japan

14th/02 (Wed) Registration

01.

Brand Strategy

02.

Digital Strategy

03.

Brand Positioning

04.

Discoverability

04.

Demo Day :
Investment professionals from Southeast Asia will be invited to the demo day.

05.

Travel Support :
Support for travel expenses and business meetings when traveling abroad.

20th/02 (Tue) Registration

01.

Brand Strategy

02.

Digital Strategy

03.

Brand Positioning

04.

Discoverability

04.

Sector: No sector limitation, however the business must have potentials for development in Southeast Asia

05.

Business expansion: Applicants are willing to expand their business to the target countries, or establish a local entity in those target countries

28th/02 (Web) Registration

01.

Brand Strategy

02.

Digital Strategy

03.

Brand Positioning

04.

Discoverability

04.

Acceleration, startup support and mentoring.

05.

extra

Supercharge your startup, Expand to South East Asia.

Latest updates

Latest updates

Latest updates

03/04/24

DEMO DAY for the SEA Stream program opens in April 16th

14/02/24

Online seminars on ASEAN Market Trends 2024 open for application

14/02/24

Brainstorming sessions for Overseas business expansion opens

8/12/23

TSI and IID hold introduction seminar in Hanoi, Vietnam

07/12/23

TSI and BA partners hold Singapore introduction seminar in Singapore

06/12/23

TSI and 40u40 hold Indonesia introductioon seminar

05/12/23

TSI and Mystartr hold Malatsia introduction seminar in Kuala Lumpur

14/11/2023

TSI partners tsucrea to announce call for applications for JCI SEA Stream

Program Partners

Program Partners

Program Partners

In Partnership With

In Partnership With

In Partnership With

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of support can I receive during the program?

Do I have to pay to participate in the program?

Can I participate in this program even though I do not speak Japanese?