Organization

What's TEP?

TX Entrepreneur Partners(TEP) is a startup supporting organization established on November 19, 2009 to develop business from Japan's top technologies, and promote their greater adoption and usage.
TEP's members are primarily startups with core technologies they are working to develop into businesses, as well as angel investors with extensive entrepreneurial and managerial experience, mentors capable of providing professional advice, and major corporations that wish to engage in partnership with startups.
In order to help startups grow efficiently and effectively, TEP's network includes universities, research institutions, and local governments located along the Tsukuba Express(TX) Line, and extends to similar startup communities located overseas. We have created one of the world's top technology startup ecosystems.

■Name
TX Entrepreneur Partners (General Incorporated Association)
Acronym:TEP

■Address
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)