European Startup Hub, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Friday July 20th, 2018

Event “European Startup Hub, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg –Presenting its current eco system: from Fintech, ICT to Space”

Nikkei Innovation Meetup


Nikkei organizes an event to introduce the startup eco system of Luxembourg. Recently Japanese startups in FinTech and space sectors had established in Luxembourg while a Japanese startup won a major pitch contest at a tech event in Luxembourg. Why it attracts startups? By inviting various speakers, this event will present a current picture of Luxembourg for startups in real voices.


Date:  Friday, July 20, 19.00 – 21.30 (including a networking)

Venue:  Plug & Play Shibuya powered by Tokyo Real Estate

Organized by Nihon Keizai Shimbun

Supported by Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office, Tokyo Real Estate

Participation fee:  JPY 2,000 (covering snack and drinks including Luxembourg wines)


Please visit the following site for the program and registration (*in Japanese only)


Speakers:  Mr. Takeshi Hakamada (CEO of ispace, via video message), Ms. Tomomi Ota (former journalist of IT Media), Mr. Jean-Michel Ludwig (Director for Startup Support, Luxinnovation), Mr. Nozomu Kubota (CEO, Creator’s Next), Mr. Hazumu Yamazaki (CSO, Empath), Ms. Asuka Kawanabe (freelance journalist based in Germany)