Japanese-Romanian Roundtable


🤝🇯🇵🇷🇴 We had the privilege of participating in the Japanese-Romanian Round Table, an extraordinary event organized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry of Japan, aimed at fostering closer relationships between the Japanese and Romanian tech, startup, and venture capital ecosystems.

➡️This event was highlighted by the statements of His Excellency Minister Nishimura Yasutoshi and His Excellency Minister Sebastian Burduja, who emphasized the commitment to strengthening collaboration between both countries in research, development, and innovation, future technologies, startups empowerment, and venture capital funding. ➡️ We’ve been honored to showcase the potential of Romania as a 360-degree innovation gateway to Europe for Japanese companies, highlighting the incredible opportunities that exist for collaboration, investment, and growth in the technology sector. ➡️We were joined by esteemed participants, including His Excellency Ambassador of Japan in Romania, Hiroshi Ueda, and representatives from major corporations such as Junichi Nakajima (Jun Nakajima) 中島淳一 (Digital Garage), Adrian Zoicas (Hitachi Europe), Takeichi Osamu (Mitsui & Co Deutschland), Koichiro Shimamori (Mynavi Corporation Warsaw Office),Takayuki Kaneko (Murata Electronics Europe), Atsuo Kubota (NEC Avaloq), yuichi matsuura (MarubeniCorporation), Yamagata Terumoto (Sumitomo Deutschland), Daniel Dumitrescu, PhD. (CIO InnovX), Tudor Nedelea (DLA Piper Romania),Alexandru Lapusan (Zitec), Cristian Herghelegiu (Bittnet), Corina Vasile (ANIS) Todi Pruteanu (FintechOS) , Bogdan Ioan Iuliu Hossu (Wise Finance Solutions). ➡️We are confident that this event marks the beginning of a prosperous and fruitful partnership between our nations, which will undoubtedly drive economic development and create new possibilities for businesses in both Japan and Romania. ➡️In line with our ambition to further strengthen this partnership, InnovX aims to organize the biggest European delegation of startups and high-growth tech companies in 2024 for the City Tech Tokyo event (https://lnkd.in/dhjs8tKi). This delegation will showcase the thriving European innovation landscape and foster even greater collaboration and opportunities between our regions.

We would like to extend our special thanks 🙏 to Kentaro Morita from the Japanese Embassy and Shigeyo Nishizawa from JETRO for their invaluable support in organizing this event and facilitating these crucial connections between our countries.

Together, we look forward to a future of mutual growth, innovation, and success. 🌐🚀

Photos from the event