Tongali is an educational institution dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in Central Japan’s academic communities. We help researchers and students become successful entrepreneurs with an innovative “tongali,” or edge, using their groundbreaking work and ideas as seeds of their businesses. We provide them with tuition-free entrepreneurship education, comprehensive incubator services, and access to a global network of investors and mentors, and much more. Read more
Entrepreneurship Education and Incubation in the Tokai Region of Japan
What we do
Global Startup Ecosystem
By the Numbers
Tongali’s achievements record since its 2016 inception:
“How to Start a Company in Japan” is Tongali’s guidebook for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, university faculty and staff members, and alumni, who are interested in launching their own businesses. Whether you need to know how to incorporate a business or create a marketable product, the book got you covered!
“Tokkin Tokkin” is a dialect word in the Tokai area in Japan meaning “edged “.
“Tokkin Tokkin” is a magazine for university startups, published once a year since 2000, which provides an insight into the current state of startups in the Tokai region, including reports from universities participating in Tongali and interviews with students who have participated Tongali activities.
Tongali’s programs and services are made possible by the generosity of the following supporters: