What's TEP?

TX Entrepreneur Partners ( TEP) is a startup supporting organization established on Novemb er 19, 2009 with the aim to commercialize and promote Japanese advanced technologies for pr actical use in society .

TEP's members consists primarily of startups wishing to commercialize their core technologies, and with them are angel investors with extensive entrepreneurial and managerial experie nce, mentors who provide expert advice, and major corporations wishing to engage in partnerships with startups.

In order to support s tartups grow efficiently and effectively, TEP has b een e xpanding its network to include not only
universities, r esearch institutions, and local g overnments located a long t he T sukuba Exp ress ( TX) Line, but also o ther
similar startup communities overseas. TEP currently provides on e of the world's leading technology-startup ecosystem.

TX Entrepreneur Partners (General Incorporated Association)

KOIL Park,Shop & Office Building 6F, Kashiwa-no-ha Campus District 148-2
178-4 Wakashiba, Kashiwa-City,Chiba 277-8520

■Date of establishment
October 1, 2012
(Initially set up on November 19, 2009, as a voluntary association)