In 2014, Masa brought Myojo Waraku(明星和樂)
, Japan’s biggest technology startup festival to Taiwan. Fukuoka’s own Mayor, Sōichirō Takashima, even joined the event and met with many of Taiwan’s most promising local startups. Throughout the years, Masa has introduced Japanese startups to many important events in Taiwan such as the IDEAS Show, Meet Taipei, and various mixer events.
MOU) on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Takashima Soichiro of Fukuoka City (Left) and Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (Right)
The MOU exemplifies the strengthening collaboration between the two cities to provide incentives, subsidies, consultation service, financial backup, and incubation resources for industries to grow.
We are incredibly grateful that we could witness this wonderful event and honored to be part of this journey. We would like to express our deepest appreciation to everyone at Fukuoka Cityhall and the local communities who made this happen.
Keep your eyes peeled for the first Taiwan startup slated to set up office in Fukuoka—GolfFace, a Golf management app with GPS course guide.