JR East Startup Co., Ltd.
Companies selected for the Challenge Course “Future Innovation Partnership Program” to create a new future with seed startups ～Agnavi Co., Ltd.～
JR East Startup Co., Ltd. (President: Hiroshi Shibata, hereinafter “JR East Startup”) will launch the “Future Innovation Partnership Program” in October 2021, aiming to partner with startups that create a new future.・We are looking for early stage startups. We are pleased to inform you that we have selected one company this time. In the future, we will work with selected companies to develop a demonstration experiment plan using the assets of the JR East Group, aiming to realize business co-creation within one year. Selected companies are as follows.
[About selected companies]
Agnavi Co., Ltd.
Representative Naruhide Gen
Location: 2-2-18 Honmura, Chigasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture Established February 2020
Business overview Development of the sake brand “ICHI-GO-CAN(R)” [Outline of initiatives]
By developing and deploying “ICHI-GO-CAN (R)” that utilizes the railway IP owned by the JR East Group, and by letting people know about local sake through “ICHI-GO-CAN (R)”, We will promote the attractiveness of areas along the railway line and revitalize the area.
[About the Future Innovation Partnership Program]
In October 2021, we added a challenge course to create a new future with seed-stage startups to the existing acceleration program. We will provide various support such as matching with companies in a wide range of fields owned by the JR East Group and collaboration with domestic venture capital and investors. We will flexibly respond to financial support such as J-Kiss as the cost of the demonstration experiment. In addition to being used as a coworking office, the “STARTUP STATION”, which has an online distribution environment, will be available. We will connect the ideas and technologies that can bring about social change with the management resources of the JR East Group, and promote the resolution of social issues and the creation of affluent lifestyles.
The Future Innovation Partnership Program recruits startups to create a new future throughout the year. Please check the details and entry page below.
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