Companies that work with SoftBank Ventures Asia are afforded numerous value-added benefits.
Ventures Forum is annually held by SoftBank Ventures Asia. Distinguished speakers and visionaries of the IT business from Asia and Korea convene in one place to share market insights, trends, and outlooks on the technology market. It introduces start-ups with unlimited growth potential to domestic and global investors, IT companies, SoftBank, and others, establishing a foundation for start-ups to continue to grow and advance into the global market beyond Asia.
SoftBank Ventures Asia supports PR activities in a variety of ways: the distribution of press releases to the establishment of publicity guidelines, connection of media meetings/interviews, and the operation of PR communities for companies that lack PR capability. Each month, we organize meetings for PR managers to brainstorm new content and promotional ideas. Companies can help each other with sharing know-hows and previous experiences.
Ventures TV broadcasts video contents created by SoftBank Ventures Asia. It is an effective PR channel for portfolio companies. Companies can introduce themselves or their apps, services, and products. You can watch it on the Facebook page and YouTube channel of SoftBank Ventures Asia.
The SoftBank Young Entrepreneur Society (SBYES) is a small and casual meeting for representatives of the SoftBank Ventures Asia portfolio companies and is held every other month. It is a place for networking and sharing, where you can talk about the latest trends, topics of interest, worries, and anything else you want to bring to the table.
In SBCAMP (Startup Boot Camp), lectures and discussions are held on topics that start-ups inevitably encounter while drawing growth curves after investment. Any employee of a SoftBank Ventures Asia portfolio company can attend the lecture on the topic of interest.
University Knights of Ventures (UKOV) is a program designed for university students who have a strong interest in the start-up scene. It is an opportunity for students to obtain work as an intern in the portfolio companies and for companies to recruit talented students. It takes place in summer and winter breaks.