Japanese VC is at a record high, and many Japanese investors are looking for funding opportunities overseas. And while the US and China are still the most popular, interest in the European startup scene is growing. Here’s an intro to the Japanse investors looking to the Nordics.
In our first post on Japan, we looked at the many great incentives that foreign startups may find in the city of Fukuoka. This time we focus on Tokyo, still the most important center of the Japanese startup ecosystem.
Fuelled by the philosophy of open innovation, Novozymes and Grundfos have launched a new platform for inclusive collaboration called HelloScience. Why? Because all hands on deck are needed to solve the issues of today.
Shenzhen is the global hub for manufacturing and production. In this post we highlight three landing spots for Nordic hardware startups looking for opportunities within rapid prototyping and product optimization.
Innovation Lab Asia has asked a number of investors how they view Asia as an investment destination and what specific factors that influence their commitments to the region. Here’s what they answered.
In 2014 the Japanese government launched the Startup Fukuoka initiative; removing regulations, lowering taxes and providing great incentives for foreign startups in the southern city of Fukuoka. Now the first Baltic startups are setting up shop.
Large amounts of quality data are a key requisite for Machine Learning. But often these data are difficult to find and very expensive. Akshay Pai, Co-founder and CTO of Cerebriu may have found a novel approach.
In this blog we dig in to the newest Greentech initiatives launched by the Taiwanese government. Accessing these new programs may provide real and concrete market opportunities for Danish & Nordic companies.
Within the last 2-3 years, multinationals have established a string of corporate accelerators in Bengaluru. Now they’re looking to internationalize. Innovation Lab Asia visited Shell E4 and Maersk OceanPro, to learn what they have to offer.
Back in November, T-Hub in Hyderabad hosted the first SLUSH Small talk session outside Europe. But why Hyderabad…? Why not Bangalore…? In this post we take a look at T-Hub, the new kid on the block.
In this post we take a closer look on the practicalities of accessing the market and finding the right partner in Korea.
Taiwan is competing with Singapore and Hong Kong in being the entry point to the broader Asian and South Asian market. What sets Taiwan apart from its neighbors, and makes it a competitive location for Danish startups to globalize?
The Korean startup scene is growing at an exponential rate, providing a vast array of opportunities for foreign startups. But where to begin? And how to start? Here’s a first blog from our recent field trip to Seoul.
We’re looking for an intern to handle various research and communication activities in connection with Innovation Lab Asia.
Last week Innovation Lab Asia asked a number of Danish startups for their views on Asia as a market destination. Here’s what they answered…
The booming Asian startup scene has caught the attention of key stakeholders across the world, from global VC’s and multinational corporates, to Nordic business angels and startup founders. Alas, the Danish innovation ecosystem is missing out in the race to Asia. Innovation Lab Asia seeks to reverse this trend.