Categories

Reflecting on the “Introduction to Product...

NEC X hosted an insightful workshop titled “Introduction to Product Management for Startups” as part of our Elev X! Ignite Batch10 Customer Validation program the other day. We were honored to welcome Mr. Sonehara, a Senior Product Manager at LinkedIn, who has a wealth of experience in product management from both large corporations and startups. […]

Learn More

QI and eCommerceInsights.ai featured in Nikkei...

Examining the role artificial intelligence (AI) plays in monitoring and mitigating public responses to advertising, a recent Nikkei Cross Trend article featured NEC X Elev X! alumni, Qualitative Intelligence (QI) and eCommerceInsights.ai. Read the full article here.

Learn More

NEC X Forges Strategic Partnership with...

PALO ALTO, Calif. – December 20, 2023 – NEC X, Inc., the pioneering venture studio backed by NEC’s world-class technological innovation and expertise, today announced its strategic partnership with Persol Innovation Co., Ltd., operator of the side job matching service “lotsful,” to propel the synergistic integration of top-tier side job professionals with startups in NEC X’s venture studio […]

Learn More

Ignite Your Breakthrough: Join Our Batch...

If you’re filled with passion and have an amazing idea to disrupt or improve an industry, making it come true is no walk in the park. If you are an entrepreneur or startup team with a burning passion and a great idea, but you’re uncertain about how to make it a reality, NEC X is the […]

Learn More

NEC X and Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator...

PALO ALTO, Calif. and NEW YORK – November 28, 2023 – NEC X, Inc., the pioneering venture studio backed by NEC Corporation’s world-class technological innovation and expertise, and Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) today announced the establishment of a strategic partnership to strengthen support for entrepreneurs, which includes NEC’s investment in ERA Investors Fund 8. ERA focuses […]

Learn More

Shintaro Matsumoto Discusses Accelerating Product Ideation...

Shintaro Matsumoto, President & CEO of NEC X, recently shared his insights on product ideation in an interview with Authority Magazine. In the interview, Shintaro shares how his team brainstorms and strategizes ideas, his tips for product ideation, and how a past mentor has helped influence and strengthen his product ideation techniques. Read the full […]

Learn More

Bringing the Startup Ecosystem Together at...

By Shintaro Matsumoto, President and CEO We had the pleasure of hosting the NEC X FutureFusion Forum on September 14th. The event was a tremendous success with over 250 attendees including entrepreneurs and startups, investors, academic professors and corporate leaders. The large conference room at the Hyatt Centric Mountain View was completely packed, with standing […]

Learn More

NEC X Announces Elev X! –...

PALO ALTO, Calif. – September 14, 2023 – NEC X, Inc., the pioneering venture studio backed by NEC’s world-class technological innovation and expertise, announced today its new initiative, “Elev X!”. The Elev X! venture studio program is designed to launch new technology startups and accelerate the growth of early-stage startups. The first cohort for the […]

Learn More

Evolution of NEC X

By Shintaro Matsumoto, President and CEO In 2018, NEC Corporation, originally known as the Nippon Electric Company, a Japanese multinational IT innovator based in Tokyo, launched a Silicon Valley-based Corporate Accelerator called NEC X. The mission was to leverage the dynamic startup ecosystem of Silicon Valley to fast-track technologies and business ideas selected from inside and outside […]

Learn More

Beagle Technology CEO Discusses Emerging Technologies...

One of our successful alumni, Dr. Yang Fang, founder and CEO of Beagle Technology, recently shared his views on emerging technologies and changes in the agriculture technology (AgTech) industry with Authority Magazine. He shared some advice for those looking to start in AgTech and his insight on how technology will revolutionize this sector. Read the […]

Learn More