IncubateFund[J], an investment team backed by DeNA and it’s known for having invested in Pokelabo and Istpika (both are social app providers), will have a two-day camp for encouraging potential entrepreneurs to develop and launch their Internet businesses.
Those who want to join the camp have the following requirements:
- He/she was born in 1980s.
- He/she is considering incorporating their business but has no corporate entity. Otherwise, his/her corporate entity was launched later than two years ago, and it has three or its less employees and no fundraising from the third parties.
Applicants are requested to submit their business proposals by November 14th. The applicants selected by the board of the fund can join a business development camp that will take place at a lodge in Hakone, a Tokyoite weekend resort.
Prior to the camp in early December, IncubateFund’s lead capitalists will have a networking meet-up tomorrow near Roppongi. This opportunity is fully open to the public, and anyone is welcomed to join unlike the camp, they say. (For more details, see their announcement here[J].)
IncubateFund is formed by four venture capitalists of Toru Akaura (previously working with Japan’s largest VC firm JAFCO), Masahiko Honma[J] (previously working with Accenture and JAFCO), Yusuke Murata (previously working with Daiwa SMBC Capital) and Keisuke Wada[J],
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