SMASH Tokyo 2021
LAHTI AND TOKYO
SMASH TOKYO 2021
After two successful events in London in 2018 and 2019, SMASH is heading abroad again. As a part of SMASH’s new role in Lahti Sport Business Hub, SMASH Tokyo sees the daylight on 9 December 2021.
SMASH Tokyo will be organized together with Lahti Region Development LADEC, City of Lahti, Business Finland, Finnish Embassy in Japan and Japanese partners and companies. The event concretizes the Lahti region's long-term work in sports business cooperation in Asia and gives Lahti region a unique role as a gateway between European and Asian markets.
Join us in creating the Sports Tech Gateway between Europe and Japan! SMASH Tokyo introduces you to the sport tech scene both in Europe and in Japan, gives you tips on entering Japanese market and showcases innovative startups from Finland and Japan. Come and join the Lahti Sports Hub’s permanent and year-round sports business startup accelerator and innovation platform!
Startups from Finland
Startups from Japan
Innovation Planner /
Chief Business Development Director
Business Development Division
Head of Development
Lahti Region Development LADEC Ltd
SMASH Tokyo 9.12.2021
LET'S GET SMASHED!
Opening words by Pekka Timonen, the Mayor of Lahti.
Opening of the first ever SMASH Tokyo by Mikko Saarinen, SMASH host in Lahti, Finland.
INTRODUCING SPORTS TECH TOKYO
Fumihiko Nakajima, Chief Business Development Director, Business Development Division at Dentsu Inc.
LAHTI SPORTS HUB AS A GATEWAY BETWEEN EUROPE AND ASIA
Isto Vanhamäki, Head of Development at Lahti Region Development LADEC Ltd
DATA & INSIGHTS ABOUT SPORTS TECH IN EUROPE AND ASIA
Keynote video by Benjamin Penkert, Founder of SportsTechX
JAPANESE SPORTS TECH MARKETS FOR EUROPEAN STARTUPS
Tips and Practices by Hiroaki Dehari, Innovation planner / Transformation Producer at Dentsu Inc.
WE HAVE AN IDEA!
Lahti Sports Hub showcasing startups from Finland:
NayaDaya, Positive Impact, Bonacube App, CoachTools
SPORTS TECH TOKYO showcasing startups from Japan:
Amatelus Inc., Canow Co., Ltd.
Launch of the Lahti Sports Hub platform by Isto Vanhamäki, Head of Development at Lahti Region Development LADEC Ltd
Invitation to join SMASH Lahti by Jukka-Pekka Vuorinen, Chairman of the Board, SMASH
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