Leave a Nest Singapore (LAN) is Enterprise Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) partner for Tokyo, Japan.
LAN was established in 2010 as the leading deep tech innovation platform in Southeast Asia. Since 2014, the company’s flagship programme, TechPlanter, an annual seed accelerator programme, has been expanding rapidly across the region with the aim to discover and nurture startups in the deep science and technology space. As of August 2019, a total of 568 teams have participated in TechPlanter. LAN has supported over 70 startups since 2014 by assisting them in the areas of collaboration for R&D, investment opportunities, and partnership with large corporates.
LAN is partnering Enterprise Singapore to run a GIA Acceleration Programme that will support Singapore-based startups in entering Japan through Tokyo.
As a result of the situation brought about by COVID-19, the Tokyo GIA Acceleration Programme has been revised to the following:
The total programme fees are $2,500 for Stage 1 and 2, and $2,500 for Stage 3.
Application Deadline: August 2020
Programme launch date: September 2020
For more programme information, dates and application deadlines, please visit here.
The programme has two stages.
The total programme fee is S$5,000 per startup, after support from Enterprise Singapore.
Interested applicants can contact the key personnel listed below for more information on the programme:
Leave a Nest can also provide tailored support for Singapore corporates, SMEs and startups interested in engaging the Japan startup ecosystem. Please reach out directly to the same key personnel above to find out more about their tailored service offerings.
LAN's services include:
LAN has an extensive network across the world including Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, the UK and the US. Notable international partnerships include Bloom Space and Deep Science Venture from the UK, Focus Tech Ventures from Singapore, and SMECorp from Malaysia. Their Japanese network includes large corporates such as Japan Tobacco (JT), Mitsubishi Electric, Japan Unisys, and Mitsui Chemicals. LAN connects these corporates to startups and facilitates open innovation opportunities.
For more information on LAN, please visit www.en.lne.st.