20 stories about Japan
מגדל עזריאלי שרונה תל אביב

Japanese investment in Israel fell by 20% in first half of 2023

04.09.23|Meir Orbach
Despite the drop, Japanese investment accounted for 17% of all foreign funding in Israel, an increase compared with 12.8% last year
ועידת טוקיו 2023 יוטה איגוצ'י סמנכ"ל התפעול Million Steps

“The bond and trust you build with your Japanese team members will help you overcome the challenges together”

Yuta Iguchi, COO of Million Steps, a Tokyo-based boutique consulting firm, was speaking at the Israel-Japan Conference in Tokyo
ועידת טוקיו 2023 נוריוקי אנדו נשיא ומנכ'ל Suntory Global Innovation Center

"The blending of Israeli high-tech and the promotion of health that we lead can become a winning combination"

31.05.23|Adrian Filut
Noriyuki Ando, President and CEO of the beverage company Suntory Global Innovation Center was speaking at Calcalist’s Israel-Japan Conference
ועידת טוקיו 2023 פומיו קישידה ראש ממשלת יפן

Prime Minister of Japan: “The people of Japan and Israel can solve the world's social issues by pooling their wisdom and working together”

“One thing Israel and Japan have in common is that their people are a resource,” added Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in a special video address at the Israel-Japan Conference
ועידת טוקיו 2023 קוקטייל נועה תמיר מנכ"לית כלכליסט

Japanese delegation of business leaders to visit Israel on an innovation mission

The visit, which is set to begin on November 26, is being organized by Calcalist in collaboration with Million Steps, a Tokyo-based boutique consulting firm
ועידת טוקיו 2023 הירומי יאמאגי מנכל קבוצת הבורסה ביפן

“The Japanese market can contribute to the growth of Israeli startups and ultimately to the economic development of both countries”

30.05.23|Adrian Filut
Yamaji Hiromi, Director and Representative Executive Officer, Group CEO at Japan Exchange Group, was speaking at the Israel-Japan Conference in Tokyo
מינגלינג כנס טוקיו

With the iconic view of Shibuya as a backdrop, the Israel-Japan Conference got underway in Tokyo

30.05.23|Omer Kabir
500 entrepreneurs, high-tech executives, businesspeople and investors met for an evening of mingling, food and sake at a festive cocktail that opened Calcalist's Israel-Japan Conference in Tokyo
מימין פומיו קישידה אורי לוין הירומי יאמאג'י ועידת טוקיו וידאו

Who's who at the upcoming Israel-Japan Conference

29.05.23|Omer Kabir
The first Israel-Japan conference, hosted by Calcalist and Discount Bank, will include three days of meetings, networking, and lectures with some of the biggest players in the Japanese economy and business sector
אייל אגמוני קרן צ'רטרד ועידת טוקיו 2023

"Israelis are good at creating something from nothing, but the Japanese will take it from two to ten"

23.05.23|Maayan Manela
Eyal Agmoni, Chairman of Chartered Group, spoke to Calcalist ahead of the Israel-Japan conference in Tokyo next week
חמי פרס

Chemi Peres: "Israeli high-tech can learn from the Japanese how to establish a long-term industry"

10.05.23|Maya Nahum Shahal
The Peres Center's joint Israeli-Japanese innovation project, JIIP, will be featured at Calcalist’s conference in Tokyo later this month
Israel Japan conference

The Land of the Rising Sun meets The Nation of Rising Innovation

Calcalist and Discount Bank will host leading members and entrepreneurs of the Israeli financial and high-tech ecosystem and potential investors and partners in Japan during a three-day conference in Tokyo at the end of May
נועה אשר

All eyes on Tokyo: The time is ripe for Israeli companies to take over Japan

02.05.23|Noa Asher
Once viewed as a distant market with entry barriers, Japan is now more alluring than ever for Israeli startups. Noa Asher, CEO of NTT Israel Innovation Lab, urges a shift in focus towards the East
MPower Partners Yumiko

"Japan has come to the point where promoting the startup ecosystem is the number one priority"

09.04.23|James Spiro
Yumiko Murakami, General Partner at MPower Partners, Japan’s first ESG VC fund, spoke with CTech ahead of the first-ever Japan-Israel conference hosted by Calcalist and Discount Bank in May
כלכלת יפן טוקיו חנויות קניות

Japanese investments in Israel fall by almost 50% in 2022

09.02.23|Meir Orbach
Investments in Israel by Japanese funds and companies totaled $1.558 billion in 2022 compared to $2.945 billion in 2021

Japan's ORIX invests in theDOCK’s Navigator II maritime and supply chain fund

07.02.23|James Spiro
While the amount was not disclosed, this brings its initial closing to $30 million
קאזו קימורה מנהל ב-Japanese Practice

Japan’s Aichi region eyeing Israeli startups for partnerships with large leading local corporations

KPMG Israel, in cooperation with Start-Up Nation Central and the Israel Innovation Authority, is partnering with the region to launch a collaboration program that would promote the creation of business connections between large leading corporations from Aichi and Israeli startups