20 stories about Japan
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

Annual Israel-Japan event mourns Shinzo, praises relations between the two nations

28.07.22|James Spiro
Big In Japan was hosted by SOMPO Digital Lab Tel Aviv, Aristagora VC, and held at the Pearl Cohen offices.
Ctech Work After Work Noa Asher

“Finally, Japanese companies understood that Israel is a legitimate and beneficial innovation hub”

21.07.22|James Spiro
Noa Asher, CEO at NTT Innovation Laboratory Israel, spoke to CTech at Calcalist’s Work After Work event to discuss Israeli and Japanese collaboration
Ctech Work After Work Kazu Kimura

Israeli communication style “is a bit difficult to address for the Japanese community”

20.07.22|James Spiro
Kazu Kimura, Manager of the Japanese Practice at KPMG Israel, spoke to CTech about some of the cultural challenges between the two countries
מוסף שבועי 15.11.18 מסיושי סאן מייסד סופטבנק

Japanese investments in Israeli startups reach record $2.9 billion in 2021

09.01.22|Meir Orbach
This marks a 190% leap compared to 2020. The number of investments also rose - 85 compared to 63 the year prior. Japanese investments accounted for 15.8% of all foreign investments in Israel, and since 2000, Japanese companies have invested a total of $13 billion
David Harel CytoReason

CytoReason enters Japanese market with SPI partnership

30.09.21|James Spiro
This is the first time that collaboration between an Israeli company and a Japanese pharmaceutical company has been announced to bring AI to clinical drug development
Kazuhiko Nakamura Gilad Cohen Guy Lachman

"The potential of Israeli technology in Japan is no less than in the US"

As part of the annual Big in Japan conference, the business opportunities for Israeli tech entrepreneurs and businesspeople in Japan were highlighted, including the way they can be exploited
Aristagora VC Team

“It’s like eating Sushi with Tahina”: How Israel and Japan formed an unlikely business relationship

30.05.21|James Spiro
On paper, these countries and cultures couldn’t be more different - that’s what makes them so perfect for each other
Guy Lachmann pearl cohen

Experts discuss Israeli and Japanese partnership at DevOps conference

03.05.21|James Spiro
Speaking at a conference hosted by Pearl Cohen law firm, leaders from JFrog, SOMPO Digital Lab, and Grove Ventures shared their insights
OurCrowd CEO Jon Medved

Israel’s OurCrowd enters $15 million partnership with Japan’s NTT Finance

16.03.21|James Spiro
NTT Finance will have access to OurCrowd’s portfolio of AI, IoT, Healthtech, and AV companies
בעקבות התפרצות הקורונה ירידות שערים בורסה יפן קורונה וירוס 1

Japanese investments in Israel rose by 20% in 2020 totaling $1.1 billion

08.02.21|Meir Orbach
The land of the rising sun has a growing number of foreign investments in Israel and Japanese companies are opening up local branches
ינון דולב סמפו אורן שובל ויה

Israel’s Via teams up with insurance giant Sompo to battle car accidents caused by the elderly in Japan

Through an app called NORAZA the elderly in the Japanese city of Chino are able to order smart AI-based transport services
 משמאל טל חן ו דייקי מורייאמה  left Tal Chen and Daiki Moriyama

Opportunity for Israeli startups: Japan is seeking innovative green technologies with a new $19 billion government fund

04.01.21|Tal Chen and Daiki Moriyama
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced a 2 trillion yen fund for ecological businesses and innovation to achieve zero net carbon emissions by 2050
ינון דולב סומפו ישראל ועידת Mind The Tech

“The flow of Japanese companies and investors to Israel started long before we established ties with the Gulf states”

10.12.20|Tomer Hadar
Yinnon Dolev, Head of Sompo Digital Lab Israel, explains at Mind The Tech TLV why Japanese companies are looking for Israeli partnerships
CEO of ORIX UK Kiyoshi Habiro

OurCrowd announces $60 million strategic investment from Japan’s ORIX

19.11.20|Meir Orbach
Over the past several years, Japan-Israel trade has increased significantly with Japan becoming one of the largest investors in Israeli tech
Yinnon Dolev Sompo

Japanese firms are on the hunt for Israeli talent now more than ever

17.11.20|James Spiro
The new collaboration between Japan’s NTT DATA and Sompo Digital Lab will help the companies collaborate with Israeli startups
צוות ארטיסטאגורה Aristagora מימין גדעון בן צבי ענת תילא צ'רני ו משה צרפתי

$60 million Japanese-Israeli VC fund aims to invest in early stage Israeli tech companies

27.10.20|Hagar Ravet
“Today’s early-stage investors must provide greater financial security than in the past,” says Aristagora VC managing partner
אור דנון מנכ"ל היילו

Israeli chipmaker Hailo launches a Japanese subsidiary

31.08.20|James Spiro
The new launch comes following the news of a recent $60 million series B funding round
מגזין יום העצמאות דיויד ממן מייסד ומנכ"ל חברת Binah.ai בינה

Big in Japan: Israel’s Binah.ai has partnered with four Japanese companies

12.08.20|James Spiro
The four companies operate in the healthcare, insurance, and network infrastructure industries
רון דניאל מנכ"ל Liquidity Capital

Israeli AI tech to assist Japan’s largest bank uncover promising Asian startups

The joint $80 million venture between MUFG Bank and Liquidity Capital will target health care, education and e-commerce startups, screening companies' bank accounts, accounting data, and other information with AI