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BEAM Connect: Tokyo - 7 Days Business Visit (Winter 2016)

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==== REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED =======

* Only Limited to 3 startups / teams from Malaysia & Singapore *

* Registration Deadline is 22nd November, 2016 *

* Detailed information on: http://beam.biz/tokyo page *


BEAM Connect: Tokyo is a 7 Day 6 Nights Business Visit that provides a great opportunity for individuals who wish to gain exposure and understanding of the Japanese market to prepare for current/future business expansion.


The BEAM team will bring a small focus group of founders/aspiring entrepreneurs to Tokyo (Japan) to meet incredible startups, investors, incubators, co-working spaces, locals, and many other people who can bring value to your current/future business, and provide assistance to overcoming barriers of entering the market (ie: language barriers, culture, etc.). It will be incredibly fun and fruitful, plus you'll build many good connections.


This is a perfect opportunity to:
  • Meet many many awesome people building incredible businesses/startups from Tokyo and across the world.
  • Get connected and spend quality time with investors and venture capitalists from Tokyo. Some of them include: CyberAgent Ventures, Incubate Fund, and more.
  • Get connected and spend quality time with business leaders running large companies/public listed corporations in Japan. These include companies from broadcasting, media, software, and more.
  • Visit many key business attractions in Tokyo (working spaces, incubators, investor offices) and get connected with their local communities.
  • Network with many of the locals, expats, and incredible people who are living and working in Japan and gain a deeper understanding about their way of life, culture, and opportunities available there.
  • Form potential cross-border collaborations and partnerships with established and aspiring entrepreneurs in Tokyo.
  • Immerse yourself and live in a world of a completely different culture, language, and environment. Experience what the locals experience.
  • Take a break from your hectic routine and just have a great time with a bunch of other like-minded people.

Application Requirements:
  • Individuals must be over the age of 18 and under 40.
  • Individuals must speak English.
  • Individuals must currently residing in Malaysia or Singapore. You do NOT need to be a PR/Citizen to participate in this.
  • Individuals must NOT own or operate a business in Japan.
  • Individuals must NOT hold a working position in Japan.
  • Individuals must NOT be blacklisted from leaving the country or entering Japan.
  • You will need to provide the following information to us upon confirmation of payment:
    • Name, Email, and Contact Number.
    • IC and Passport details for flight bookings.
* Owning/running a startup/business it not a requirement to participate, but recommended.


Important Information:

1) Payments & Confirmation
  • A representative from the BEAM team will be in touch with you within 2 working days from the date of payment confirmation to request for your travel particulars. We recommend registering early to ease the planning process.
  • All prices listed are in Singaporean Dollars (SGD)
  • The price displayed is for a team of 2 people.
  • Payments include flights, accommodation, and train passes in Tokyo (loaded with $20 of credit). Daily spending budgets are NOT included. We recommend budgeting approximately $80 - $100/day for food and additional transportation costs
  • Payments can be made via registering on this page OR via regular bank wire. Please contact us should you prefer doing a bank wire instead.
2) Flights, Activities, and Accommodation
  • You will be flying on 29th November 2016 and returning on the 5th of December 2016 (7 days, 6 nights stay)
  • All activities will only be held in Tokyo
  • Each team will be allocated a twin sharing room at the place of residence.
  • Teams from Singapore will be required to fly into Malaysia for transit flights to Japan. Transit flight tickets are included in the package.
  • The BEAM team will be present to pick you up from the airport in Tokyo.
  • As you will be traveling during the winter season, please prepare sufficient winter clothing for the stay. Temperature averages between 4-8 Celsius.
  • We recommend bringing your business cards.
  • More information on entry/visa requirements can be found here:
3) Activities and Schedule
  • All activities are OPTIONAL. You can choose to roam freely or join the team for all the sessions.
  • Most of the activities will be held during the late morning to evening.
  • Most of the activities will be focused around:
    • Attending events
    • Networking & meeting people (Entrepreneurs, Investors, working professionals)
    • Visiting Investor Offices, Incubators, working spaces.
    • Touring & Eating
  • Be prepared to walk quite a fair bit!

All in all, it will be an incredibly fun, eye-opening, and unforgettable experience!


Have questions? Contact us at http://beam.biz/contact



Disclaimer:

  • Transportation costs from your place of residence to the airport (and vice versa) are not included. Transportation costs within Japan however, are included. Each member of the team will receive a train pass with $20 of credit loaded in them.
  • Sim cards (Call and data costs) are not covered in this trip.
  • We do not guarantee investments or partnerships will be made with/in your company/startup.
  • Choices of meals at the events will be mainly Japanese food.
  • Events, networking sessions, and the connections BEAM introduces to you will be conducted in English. However, most locals in Japan will speak mainly Japanese.

Terms and Conditions:

  • You automatically agree to the terms listed below upon confirmation & registration.
  • BEAM PTE LTD will not be held liable for any damages incurred throughout the duration of the stay.
  • No refunds or transfers are allowed upon confirmation of payment.



Event Timeline
Nov 29 - Dec 5, 2016
[ Tue ] - [ Mon ]
6:00 PM - 6:10 AM SGT
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Venue
Tokyo, Japan
Venue Address
Japan Singapore
Organizer
BEAM - Bridging Entrepreneurs and Movers
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