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Shinagawa, 
once under the sea,

reemerged as a town 
flowing with people 
and ideas.

Today, it is a hub of 
Circulating Knowledge, 
vital for startups.

An office, 
an active knowledge 
forum: SPROUND

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Venture capital firm right next door! Knowledge-based startup support

SPROUND houses DNX Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Japan and the U.S., to support day-to-day growth through startup management and scale-up learning content.

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B2B seed community to experience “Circulation of knowledge”

Features in place for users to share ideas, management know-how and concerns with others. Experience a high-level and stimulating "Circulation of Knowledge.”

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Adaptive spatial design for ever-evolving startups

Rapid increase in members, diversified work styles… SPROUND adopts a spatial design that enables the layout to be flexibly changed to accommodate the needs of startups evolving on a daily basis.

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Shinagawa, a gateway to Tokyo. Prime location, fuel for growth

Located in Tokyo’s Shinagawa nearby leading Japanese companies with excellent transportation infrastructure, SPROUND accelerates the scale-up of startups with our corporate network.

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Address:
Shinagawa Intercity Tower A 22F, 2-15-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-6022
Reception hours:
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (except weekends and holidays)

POWERED BY

Nippon Steel Kowa Real Estate (NSKRE), a comprehensive developer, renting office buildings located mainly in prime areas of central Tokyo. Developed “Shinagawa Intercity” in 1998 and has since embarked on a range of development projects under the corporate philosophy of “Communicating with People, Creating the City.” In the operation of SPROUND, NSKRE will support the creation of innovation by serving the needs of startups.

NIPPON STEEL KOWA
REAL ESTATE CO., LTD.
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DNX Ventures is a VC firm based in Silicon Valley and Tokyo, investing in B2B startups mainly in the Japanese and U.S. markets. To date, managed approximately 58 billion yen across three funds for more than 100 early-stage startups and led 12 to exit. DNX will jointly operate SPROUND to serve as a productive place for startups with an investor’s perspective supported by Hero City, the incubation office housing the U.S. team.

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