TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ProtoStar Inc. announced that they acquired a license for the domestic distribution of JUMPSTART, a Hong Kong-based startup magazine, and will publish JUMPSTART JAPAN in the summer of 2019. JUMPSTART JAPAN includes translated articles from JUMPSTART to offer an insight into Asian business trend, which is rare to find among many magazines focused on the trends of the United States.
Jumpstart Magazine is a leading voice for Asia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and the only print publication covering startups and technology in the region. It’s currently distributed to 38 cities in 10 countries, including Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Taipei, Manila, Melbourne, Sydney, New York, and Silicon Valley. The magazine can find us in co-working spaces, business centers, chambers of commerce, universities, marketing agencies, and venture capitalist firms, just to name a few.
JUMPSTART JAPAN has renowned editors such as Takayuki Yasui (Gemba Lab/ Former Asahi Shimbun Senior Stuff Writer), Naomi Tokunaga (iDEAKITT Inc. Advisor / Former Fujitsu. Inc. Director of Venture Business Development dept.), Masaru Ikeda (Tech blogger), Takao Kunori (AnyProjects.Inc Founding Partner / Former ForbesJAPAN Deputy Editor and Web Chief Editor), Shun Kato (Sacco Co., Ltd. CEO), Yuuka Maeda (Zenden Inc. CEO), Licaxxx (DJ/beatmaker/editor/radio DJ), Soto Yamauchi (ONE FINANCIAL CO., LTD.CEO).
The theme of the first edition is “Entrepreneurial Concerto”. The paper will take a close look at extreme entrepreneurs un-defining Asian and Japanese pre-existing frameworks. The paper also includes upcoming events information for entrepreneurs. Furthermore, Hiroichi Yanase (Professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology/ Former NikkeiBP.Co. Senior Staff Editor) will be writing a serial article for the magazine.
JUMPSTART JAPAN Details
- Title: JUMPSTART JAPAN
- Date of publication: the summer of 2019
Takayuki Yasui (Gemba Lab/ Former Asahi Shimbun Senior Stuff Writer)
Naomi Tokunaga (iDEAKITT Inc. Advisor / Former Fujitsu. Inc. Director of Venture Business Development dept.)
Masaru Ikeda (Tech blogger)
Takao Kunori (AnyProjects. Inc Founding Partner / Former Forbes JAPAN Deputy Editor and Web Chief Editor)
Shun Kato (Sacco Co., Ltd. CEO)
Yuuka Maeda (Zenden Inc. CEO)
Licaxxx (DJ/beatmaker/editor/radio DJ)
Soto Yamauchi (ONE FINANCIAL CO., LTD.CEO)
- Publisher: Shuma Goko (ProtoStar Inc. CIAO)
- Distributed by ProtoStar Inc. (Address: Clip Nihombashi 3-3-3, Nihombashi Motomachi, Chuo-Ku , Tokyo, Japan)