India,2nd March 2023: T-Hub, which leads India’s pioneering innovation ecosystem, has been chosen as the sole representative of India at the prestigious “City-Tech for a sustainable future” event in Japan on 27th and 28th February 2023. The event is the largest and most influential global platform for startups to showcase their innovations and technologies and create a sustainable society. T-Hub’s selection to represent India at this event provides Indian startups with a unique opportunity to gain global exposure and connect with potential partners, investors, and customers in the Japanese market.
Out of the 30 countries participating in the event, T-Hub has been selected to represent India at the delegation. After receiving around 70 applications from startups across India, T-Hub selected nine startups with proven business models and global use cases to represent India at the event. These startups, including Invenndt Insights, Graymatics, Flytta, ZenDevX, Landeed, Hala, Interview Desk, Coneio, and Statwig will showcase their innovative solutions at the event. T-Hub will facilitate a free showcase booth for the startups and play a pivotal role in facilitating investor, customer, and partnership discussions in Japan for the startups.
T-Hub’s CEO, Mahankali Srinivas Rao (MSR), stated that, “We are excited to represent India at the City Tech Tokyo event. Our participation in the City Tech Tokyo event provides a unique opportunity for Indian startups to connect with potential partners, investors, and customers in the Japanese market. We are proud to facilitate a platform for these 9 startups to explore collaborations and expand their footprint in Japan.”
The City-Tech Tokyo event is organized by influential business alliances and organizations such as Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Japan Business Federation, Japan Association of Corporate Executives, Japan Association of New Economy, Japan Venture Capital Association, and The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The startups will be part of an extended program with TiE Japan and the Indian IT Association of Japan to explore the Japanese and Southeast Asian market. The event provides a unique opportunity for T-Hub to connect with global players and explore potential collaborations.
Yuma Saito, CEO & Partner at Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support Co. Ltd (Japan), expressed his satisfaction with the participation of T-Hub and the 9 selected startups at the City Tech Tokyo event. He stated, “The startups that T-Hub has arranged to showcase at the India pavilion are very promising, and we could not have asked for a better ambassador than T-Hub to represent India at the City-Tech event. We believe that T-Hub’s participation in the event will strengthen the relationship between India and Japan, and we look forward to continuing our collaboration in the future to further bridge the Indo-Japan corridor.”
The selection of nine promising startups as part of the delegation arranged by T-Hub is a testament to its commitment to supporting the growth of startups and fostering innovation in India. The event will provide the startups with a unique opportunity to explore the Japanese and Southeast Asian markets and connect with potential partners, investors, and customers.
With its strong ecosystem of partners, T-Hub has successfully impacted over 1800 startups through various programs and initiatives, connecting them with over 600 global and national corporate partners and providing 2000 mentor connects to help them scale. T-Hub’s participation in the City-Tech Tokyo event is a significant milestone in its mission to create a robust and sustainable startup ecosystem in India and beyond.