With its sophisticated technologies, highly skilled talent, universities and research institutes, and the vibrant dynamism which generates new cultural trends, Tokyo allows you to realize your ideas in the best of forms.
Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics
Japan is the world´s predominant industrial robot manufacturer and produces more than half of the global supply. Japan Robot Association, the world’s first trade association for robots was formed in Tokyo in 1971 with members such as Denso, Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba, Yamaha Motors, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, etc. ispace technologies, a space resource exploration company which uses micro-robots, raised $90 million in a Series A round.
Tokyo is ranked the fifth most competitive financial center in the world according to the Global Financial Centers Index and is home to biggest banks in Japan including Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, and Mizuho Financial Group. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has put together a “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision and launched FinTech Business Camp Tokyo, a Fintech-focused government accelerator program. In 2018, Folio, a brokerage platform, raised $79 million in a Series A round.
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