Tokyo-headquartered technology accelerator TECHFUND Inc has launched the fourth installment of its hugely successful accelerator program – ACCEL PROGRAM – that seeks to gather domestic and overseas startups.
In a statement, TECHFUND said the 4th term general accelerator program aims to support startups in everything from business design to development and marketing for their own ICO, IEO, and STO.
“ACCEL PROGRAM for ICO/STO is comprehensive support for blockchain start-ups in Japan and overseas for their successful ICO/STO,” TECHFUND said.
Japanese and overseas startups that are considering ICO / IEO / STO abroad are welcomed to apply to join the ACCEL PROGRAM.
In a statement, TECHFUND said the accelerator program will include business scheme and token economy design. During the duration of the program, business models that take advantage of the characteristics of blockchain will be designed and provided with support in terms of token economy design.
The development stage will support the development of services related to blockchain, such as development support for protocol itself or protocol SDKs and APIs, among others.
The startups will also be provided with planning and implementation assistance for Asia-wide marketing strategies.
TECHFUND said a mentoring day will be held in Singapore on the last day of the program. The mentoring day will involve institutional investors and support companies.
To qualify for the accelerator program, the startup must be domestic or overseas considering ICO, IEO, or STO abroad. The deadline for application will be on August 15.
TECHFUND, established in 2014, supports startups in terms of technology, making it as technology accelerator.