Japanese Government Sends Blockchain startups Abroad for innovation Program

Last Updated on August 16, 2020 by CryptoCreed

Japan’s Government is sending three blockchain startup to the US as a part of a technology innovation program.

Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) said, “earlier this month that employees from 55 startups would take part in the initiative. The “project for a bridge of innovation between Silicon Valley and Japan” was first announced in mid-2015 as a part of a bid to boost cooperation between Japanese and US Tech firms.

Reps from Keychain GK will spend time in Silicon Valley while those from Quoine and salami will visit NY as a part of the program. The program lasts between Jan and March according to METI.

A fourth technology firm, HAW International Inc., which has developed a business line focused blockchain, is also taking part in this program.

Within the Japanese GOV, METI has taken a proactive position on the blockchain, undertaking research on the tech and going far as suggesting that other GOV org pursue similar lines of inquiry.

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