【Application】IAPS x Japan Startup Go! Go!

— Who Are We looking for –
Seed or early-stage startups looking for investment opportunities
High market potential in Japan
Any industry is welcome.
— About IAPS-Japan Acceleration Program –
We will sponsor admitted startups to attend the Pitch in Fukuoka in November.

showcase to Japanese corporate giants and VCs
Cultural immersion & market strategy development
Explore investment opportunities with Startup Go! Go!
Support for Entrepreneur Visa for those who want to set up their branch in Fukuoka
Pre-trip Preparations + Post-trip Follow-ups

— Preliminary Schedule: 1 Week in Fukuoka, Japan —
Nov.5th Flight to Fukuoka: Welcome reception and Pitch event at TenjinColor.
Nov.6th Visit Japanese Corporates
Nov.7th Business Matching with Japanese Corporates & Startups.
Nov.8th Attend the Pitch 2019
Nov.9th Flight to Taipei

— About Our Partner: Startup Go! Go! —
Startup Go!Go!, based in Fukuoka, Japan, is well-connected with Japanese corporate giants, VCs, government agencies and related professionals. They have extensive experience in supporting overseas startups in Japan and with organizing open innovation programs to bring together corporates and startups. They provide mentorship, business matching, investments and co-working space to startups committed to building their business and expanding their operation in Japan.

— About The Pitch 2019 —
Date: Nov.8th

Since 2014, The Pitch has become the largest and most active startup pitching event in western Japan. Startups from different areas of the world and from a diverse range of industries pitch to Japanese corporate giants, VCs, and startups. Partners who have attended in the past include Shizu Tetsu, Toppan, Startup Cafe, Makuake, FFG, Nishitetsu and many more.

— Application —
Application: Click here!
Updated Deadline: Sep. 12, 2019. (May close application early once reached full admission)
Final Round of Interviews (Selective): 9/24
Final Selections: First week of Oct.


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Jay Hsueh


  • 社團法人亞太加速器網絡協會監事
  • 奧樂科技行銷顧問


  • 澳洲昆士蘭大學商學研究所碩士
  • 台北大學應用外語系學士


  • 2013/08-2014/12順聯國際有限公司創辦人/執行長
  • 2012/07-2012/12 UniQuest 投資專員


  • 1. 創業管理/新創事業發展與管理/新創事業策略管理
  • 2. 財務規劃與分析
  • 3. 產業分析與市場研究

於澳洲留學期間專注於創新與創業學程,並獲得澳洲UniQuest 邀請成為投資計畫專案研究員,於澳洲參與新創事業投資評估以及輔導。2014 年協助奧樂科技行銷並獲得亞太資訊奧斯卡(APICTA)優勝。專長在於科學研究成果商業化、國際行銷、創新與研發管理,並具有創業以及輔導育成經歷。