NEXTBLUE Limited Liability Partnership
NEXTBLUE, which invests in startups in Japan and Europe and supports new market expansion, and co-creation with Tokyo Tatemono to open NEXTHUB, a new base for global startups
NEXTBLUE Limited Liability Partnership will open a co-working office “NEXTHUB” (hereafter “NEXTHUB”) in Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo on September 27 (Monday) to support the accumulation of global startup companies and community formation. I did, so I’ll let you know. [Image 1
“NEXTHUB” is a new base for global start-up companies. NEXTBLUE, which invests in Japanese and European start-up companies and supports new market development, will be responsible for attracting global start-up companies that contribute to the achievement of SDGs and solving social issues, and promoting community formation.
This building is owned by Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, President and CEO: Hitoshi Nomura), and has undergone a complete renovation. In renovating the building, in addition to making the most of the existing walls and ceilings, we also focused on sustainable planning and design, such as adopting “Yanagawa shell ash raw plaster” made from shells and furniture made from upcycled PET bottles. rice field.
In addition, on the first floor, there will be a cafe and bar “GOOD COFFEE FARMS Cafe & Bar” that offers fair trade and eco-friendly specialty coffee from Guatemala, and many events will be held where various players such as global start-up companies will gather. By doing so, we will create a hub function that creates horizontal connections between entrepreneurs and global human resources. [Image 3
The shared office can be used as a flexible office according to the purpose and situation from one day a week, and the 4th floor can also be used as an event distribution space.
Global start-up companies that contribute to achieving SDGs and solving social issues, mainly in Europe, and human resources working at Japanese branches of overseas companies will create a community to create a business network in Japan.
We will support the growth and challenges of tenant companies as a base for innovation ecosystems based on collaboration with major companies and venture capital.
[Background of establishment of NEXTHUB]
With all of our partners having overseas experience and overseas networks, NEXTBLUE will provide good services in Japan by inviting promising European startups that solve social and corporate issues in Europe to Japan, and attract excellent human resources. We would like to revitalize Japan’s innovation ecosystem by inviting these companies to Japan.
Among them, I met Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd., and made the “Yokakyo area (YNK area)” of Yaesu, Nihonbashi, and Kyobashi on the east side of Tokyo Station the gateway for global startups to enter Japan. , and established “NEXTHUB” as a place to accelerate co-creation with investors.
Of course, not only overseas startups, but NEXTBLUE also has a passion for “I want Japanese startups to be active overseas and become stars of hope for Japan!” , through the network cultivated in Europe, we will support business development in Europe and match with European investors.
■ Outline of NEXTHUB
Location: 3-1-11 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Company name: NEXTBLUE Limited Liability Partnership (English name: NEXTBLUE, LLP)
Union members: Yuichi Kori, Kanako Inoue, Vincent Tan
Address: Wynn Aoyama 1214, 2-2-15 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo Established: January 29, 2020
Business Activities : Entrepreneur support, operation and management of investment business limited partnerships, attraction of European companies to Japan, attraction of Japanese companies to Europe URL: https://nextblue.com/
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