The Makers Boot Camp Way

Our Philosophy

“Startup First”. We put startups at the heart of all our activities and we aspire to be a company loved by startups.

Our Mission

To support startups’ growth from business model to supply chain by being

  • A ”hub” connecting global startups to Japanese partners
  • A global venture capital supporting startup manufacturing and investment

Our Vision

Kyoto becoming a startup capital for Monozukuri manufacturing.

  • Being part of an emerging ecosystem where Japanese companies empower and support global startups.
Where Entrepreneurs meet Craftsmanship support

OUR TEAM

Founding Members
Investment
Founding Members
MAKINO NARIMASA CEO & CO-FOUNDER, makers boot camp team
MAKINO NARIMASA

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

KENSHIN FUJIWARA CO-FOUNDER, makers boot camp
Kenshin Fujiwara

CO-FOUNDER

MASATOSHI TAKEDA CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR, makers boot camp
Masatoshi Takeda

CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR

Investment
MIKUNI KIMURA PARTNER, makers boot camp
Mikuni Kimura

PARTNER

NOBUHIRO SEKI MANAGING DIRECTOR, makers boot camp
Nobuhiro Seki

MANAGING DIRECTOR

MANABU KUWABARA MANAGING DIRECTOR, makers boot camp
Manabu Kuwabara

MANAGING DIRECTOR

 
Technical
KYOTO MAKERS GARAGE
 
Technical
YASUHIRO MORIMOTO PROJECT MANAGER, makers boot camp team
YASUHIRO Morimoto

PROJECT MANAGER

NORIYUKI FUTAGAMI PROJECT MANAGER, makers boot camp team
Noriyuki Futagami

PROJECT MANAGER

Noriyuki Futagami

PROJECT MANAGER

Kyoto Makers Garage
MARI FUTAGAMI COMMUNITY MANAGER, makers boot camp team
Mari Futagami

COMMUNITY MANAGER

MARI FUTAGAMI COMMUNITY MANAGER, makers boot camp team
CONNOR KIRK

RESIDENT TECHNOLOGY NERD

 
 
 
 
Marketing
 
Marketing
SABRINA SASAKI MARKETING & SALES, makers boot camp team
Sabrina Sasaki

MARKETING & SALES

MARIE-EVE MENGER BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING, makers boot camp team
MARIE-EVE MENGER

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING

SASHA KAVERINA CONTENT WRITER, makers boot camp team
SASHA KAVERINA

CONTENT WRITER

JONAS MARC SMOOTHJAPAN, makers boot camp team
Jonas Marc

SMOOTHJAPAN

 
 
Advisors
Interns
 
 
Advisors
SUSHI SUZUKI ADVISOR & MENTOR, makers boot camp team
Sushi Suzuki

ADVISOR & MENTOR

MORI MICHITOSHI LAWYER, makers boot camp team
MORI MICHITOSHI

LAWYER

Interns
CHICHIA HUANG INTERN, makers boot camp team
CHICHIA HUANG

INTERN

TAKUMI ISHIII INTERN, makers boot camp team
TAKUMI ISHIII

INTERN

 

Access

Address:
680-1 Omandokoro-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Dai 8 Hase Bldg. 3F, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, 600-8413 – Japan

Closest Station:
Subway Shijo Station, 1 min walk Southwards from Exit 6

KYOTO MAKERS GARAGE:

Address:
Liteone Bld. 1F, 73-1 Sujakuhozocho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 600-8846

Web: www.kyotomakersgarage.com

Local Partners




astem, makers boot camp local partners
kyoto shisaku,  makers boot camp local partners

kyoto institute of technology,  makers boot camp local partners

trotec,  makers boot camp local partners

Global Partners


fab foundry, makers boot camp global partners
french tech tokyo, makers boot camp global partners
n15 startup builder, makers boot camp global partners

500 kobe accelerator, makers boot camp global partners

hardware massive, makers boot camp global partners
hardware club, makers boot camp global partners
dragon innovation, makers boot camp global partners

Finance


sunbridge global ventures, makers boot camp finance partners

fvc future venture capital co., ltd., makers boot camp finance partners

makuake, makers boot camp finance partners

nexxus ventures, makers boot camp finance partners

Platforms



style, makers boot camp platforms

microsoft bizspark, makers boot camp platforms

amazon web services, makers boot camp platforms