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Global Startup Center

STARTUP CAFE is the official reception for the Startup Visa, and also helps foreign entrepreneurs start their businesses in Fukuoka City. Our Global Startup Center’s experienced staff will help you with the common hurdles encountered by foreigners who set up their businesses in Japan.

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Global Support

Do you have a business idea and want to make it happen here in Japan? STARTUP CAFE’s Global Startup Center helps startups establish a foothold in Fukuoka City, and supports foreign expansion of companies established in Fukuoka City. Let us help you find your business opportunities in Fukuoka.

Startup Visa Reception

Available for English and Chinese.

Start on your business Smoothly with the Startup Visa.

Obtaining a visa is now simpler than ever. If you are an entrepreneur interested in founding your business in Japan, the Startup Visa for up to 1year will give you the opportunity to live in Fukuoka and have access to all of the incredible startup support the city provides. The Startup Visa will give you ample time to get a sense of the city, the culture, and the professional climate all while establishing your business. STARTUP CAFE is the official reception for Startup Visa applications.

※More information about the Startup Visa:
Fukuoka City’s official Startup Visa website

Startup Package

Fukuoka City offers various perks for local entrepreneurs, such as tax incentives, low interest loans and subsidies. Most of these benefits are not only limited to Startup Visa holders, but are also available for foreign entrepreneurs with a regular Business Manager residential status.

※More information about the Startup Package:
Startup City Fukuoka’s Startup Package website

You can take part in various startup support programs
offered by cities that have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fukuoka City.

International connections
You can also take part in various startup support programs offered by cities that have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fukuoka City. Startup support facilities that co-operate with Fukuoka City include DHaus in San Francisco, United States, and TSH in Taiwan. Cities that have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Fukuoka City include Helsinki (Finland), Tallinn (Estonia), Taipei (Taiwan), Bordeaux (France), Auckland (New Zealand), Singapore, Thailand, saint petersburg (Russia), Barcelona (Spain), and Israel

Consultation services and specialists at your disposal,
free of charge.

Available for English and Chinese.

  • Mumu Makinose

    Global Startup Cordinator

  • Yoshi Takahashi

  • Akiko Nakagawa

  • Kosuke Shimada

Reservation

Make a reservation by email.

080-3940-9455

Opening hours

Monday-Friday 13:00-19:00

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Saturday-Sunday 13:00-18:00

(Days closed: New Year’s holidays)

global@startupcafe.jp