FELLOW PROGRAM

~Find new business opportunities with VC’s~ The Incubate Fund Fellow Program

– Looking for entrepreneurs to think about next-generation innovations –

As an effort to produce venture companies who will come up with innovations for the next generation, Incubate Fund will be organizing the Incubate Fund Fellow Program.


【NEW!】 Incubate Fund Fellow Program
Announcement of recruiting a Fellow Program new-member

『Incubate Fund Fellow Program』

The Incubate Fund Fellow Program is a four-month-long intensive program to discuss new business ideas, next-generation innovations, and discovering new market opportunities that you can join while working at your full time job. We are currently looking for “Fellows (Researchers)” for this program.

■Fellow Program
Around 17 selected entrepreneurs who have passed our application screening will be invited to the camp (2-days, 1-night training-camp-style program). Over the two days, they will be joined by around 17 of the most prominent venture capitalists in the country (from hereinafter, “Guest VC’s”) to collaboratively brush up their business plans. We will also be providing continous support to the businesses like funding opportunities even after the camp.

■Fellow Program

Fellow programのご紹介 from Haruka Chida

■Activities and other methods of support
1) Monthly study meetings (Regular meeting Once a month @ Incubate Fund Office
2) Subcommittee meeting (Held whenever appropriate)
3) Business development incentives
4) Meet ups (Networking between members)
5) Business or entrepreneurship consultations with Incubate Fund

【For Reference Use: Examples of current participants】
・Young professionals in strategy consulting firms and foreign financial institutions
・Young professionals working in leading Japanese manufacturing companies, general trading companies, banks and securities firms.
・Young professionals leading growing companies in emerging fields like listed IT-related companies, etc.
・Engineers, designers, lawyers, etc.

Bringing together top-class experts in specialized fields in Japan, professionals with experience in P&L responsibilities and human resources management, and those with experience competing in the global level, etc.

■Current research industries / topics
・VR Live Streaming
・Messenger Bot Store
・Domestic robots
・IoT Services for Household Appliances
・Data Mining, Machine Learning Services

【Fellow Course Outline】
・Part-time commitment: Allowed
・Contract duration: 4 months
・Job description: Advanced research of current research topics
・Research topic: To be confirmed after discussions
・Number of positions: A few
・Incentives: Will be determined based on current salary (Maximum 30,000 yen x 4 months)
・How to apply: Download and prepare the documents required for application and submit via email.
  Please submit your documents here → Email: info@incubatefund.com 
              subject Fellow Program application 
  ※Please also contact info@incubatefund.com if you have any questions.

■Application Process
Applicants must submit documents describing your career history, future career ambitions, and research topic (industry or business domain that you would like to focus on), as well as a research report on a company / industry that you are interested in. We will select candidates based on document screening and interview results.

■Application Schedule
・Application period: 2016/3/1 – 2016/4/30
・Selection period: 2016/3/15 – 2016/5/15 (Tentative date)
・Important topics:
Currently, we are especially looking for people interested in doing research for the topics below:
・VR Live Streaming
・Messenger Bot Store
・Domestic robots
・IoT Services for Household Appliances
・Data Mining, Machine Learning Services

*Please click on the link below to download the Fellow Program Application Sheet
Depending on the application numbers, dates of the application period and the selection period may change.

■Click here for more information on application and to download the application sheet
『Fellow Program Application Sheet』


In addition to the “Fellow Course,” the Incubate Fund Fellow Program has started the “EIR Course” from 2015 and is calling for applicants.

EIR is short for Entrepreneur in Residence, and it refers to entrepreneurs preparing to start their businesses while being a resident employee at a VC firm.

In this EIR Course, during the period of startup business preparation, the resident entrepreneur can use the Incubate Fund office and we will provide the necessary resources for starting the business (know-how and funds).
In addition, the resident entrepreneur will be given a fixed contract and paid incentives in order to lighten their financial burden. It is the perfect environment for an entrepreneur to focus on his new business.

Contract duration, research topic, and incentives shall be decided after discussions.

【EIR Course Outline】
・Part-time commitment: Allowed
・Contract duration: 4 months (To be confirmed after negotiations)
・Job description: Development of new businesses
・Research topic: To be confirmed after discussions
・Number of positions: A few
・Incentives: Will be determined based on current salary

■Application Process
Applicants must submit a “Personal Statement” that describes your career history, future career ambitions, and research topic (industry or business domain that you would like to focus on), as well as a “Business Plan” or “Report to be used for Business Discussions.” We will select candidates based on document screening and interview results.

■Application Schedule
・Application period: 2016/3/1 – 2016/4/30
・Selection period: 2016/3/15 – 2016/5/15 (Tentative date)
*Please click on the link below to download the Fellow Program Application Sheet
Depending on the application numbers, dates of the application period and the selection period may change.

■Download details , applicants for the seat of the applicants is here
『Applicants sheet of Fellow Program』

■contact | about this
incubate Fund,inc charged person : Chida
※With your question etc , contact us ,please
Mail: info@incubatefund.com