About Us

8 Facts about OIH & Osaka

OIH is more than just an
event venue.

We listen and connect you with our community.

What OIH Offers

Information Concierge

Whether you want to pitch at our events, write about Osaka’s startup scene, invest in innovative companies or start your business here, OIH can provide the necessary information and connect you with the right people and organizations.

For the latest news and media history, visit Press page.

Curious about our pitch events?
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with Partners

With our perfect location and established network, OIH collaborates with partners from around the world to help them spread their message through events and meetups as well as exchanging up-to-date information.

If you think we can be mutually beneficial, bringing synergy to both of our communities and networks, we would love to hear from you.

Find out more about why and how to partner with OIH.

What OIH Offers

Let us answer your questions

Who runs Osaka Innovation Hub?

OIH is a public project funded by Osaka City and operated by Osaka Business Development Agency.

Are there any cool startups in Osaka?

Oh, boy! You’ve gotta find out about these companies NOW. There are great startups in and around Osaka and the list keeps growing rapidly.

Why is Osaka becoming a startup hotspot?

For so many reasons! A historically entrepreneurial culture, great universities and prominent companies as talent pools, technical excellence in various industries such as manufacturing and pharma, rapidly increasing attention from investors, etc. Find out more in Why Osaka.

Does OIH partner with overseas organizations?

YES, absolutely. Visit FAQs for details. Osaka Start-Easy Guide will also be helpful for you to find other organizations in Osaka to partner with.

Does OIH offer any support for startups and entrepreneurs?

If you need support to apply for the Startup Visa or find a co-working space, visit FAQs for related information. For other inquiries, please contact us. We’ll do our best to help you out.