- Satisfy items 1 to 3 below and have a willingness to contribute to Hokkaido
- Some members can speak English (*All content is provided in English)
Aim at internationalization
The company has a strong desire to expand overseas and wants to create a product/service concept that makes it possible.
Has a cross-functional team
The company has the flexibility to handle various business situations, and employs sufficient human resources with adequate training.
Has a prototype product/service
The company is a start-up that has acquired customers locally (within Japan); an MVP that has been validated in the local market.
Five companies shall be selected from those that meet the selection criteria
When applying online, selection will be based on answers provided to the necessary items and questions.
Benefits of Participation
Finnish start-up support program
We support promising companies with a rewarding educational program through mentoring by Finnish experts.
Potential for international cooperation
Increased international competitiveness affords the potential to collaborate with numerous international universities and foreign companies participating in the DEMOLA program.
Test marketing and business collaboration at home and abroad
The potential exists for collaboration with various companies including IKEUCHI GROUP in business opportunities and development, as well as test marketing overseas, such as in Finland.
Provision of incubation facilities by IKEUCHI GROUP
Free usage rights (with expiration date) to co-working space in "IKEUCHI LAB," which opens on the 4th floor of the IKEUCHI GATE Building that is scheduled to be completed next fall.