Studio Associate - Tokyo

Job description

Scrum Ventures is an early-stage venture firm based in San Francisco with a growing Tokyo office. With entrepreneurial expertise and a strong network in Japan, we actively support portfolio global growth and success. Scrum Studio is an open innovation platform for supporting and incubating new businesses by connecting iconic Japanese corporations with startups from around the world. 

  • Work with the Managing Director and Program Manager on the accelerator program run by Scrum Studio
  • Handle all logistics related to the program (scheduling, daily communication and reporting with stakeholders, etc.)
  • Promote and market the program to startups around the world, and select the most promising startups from among the applicants
  • Assist companies participating in the program as partners in organizing their business challenges and exploring business opportunities, also to promote business matching with startups
  • Plan and organize various events for the purpose of marketing and business development
  • Report on the progress of the program to Scrum Ventures and Scrum Studio internal members as needed


  • College graduate with 1-3 years of professional working experience as part of a project team

  • Strong leadership and entrepreneurial spirit: ability to set goals and execute to a high standard with minimal direction, even in uncertain situations

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships with people from diverse backgrounds, both internally and externally

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Japanese

  • Knowledge and experience in creative production of websites, videos, etc. is preferred