The fastest growing city in Japan
The city’s economy is booming, and this trend promises to continue.
People are flocking here, and Fukuoka has the highest population growth rate of any Japanese city. In fact, Fukuoka ranks No. 1 in terms of the growth rate of foreign residents among all the ordinance-designated cities. While the population grows, the prices in the city are still some of the most reasonable in Japan. This economy coupled with the startup incentives that the city provides make it an ideal place to found a new company.
Conducting international and domestic business is simple with many hubs located just a short flight from Fukuoka.
Fukuoka is perfectly situated in the center of East Asia, making it simple to take a short direct flight to:
- Hong Kong
- And more!
The city also has great relationships with other startup communities across the globe, giving you the chance to interact with other amazing companies.
Top talent is easy to find in Fukuoka because of the city’s numerous universities and R&D centers.
As a startup, you’ll be eager to connect with innovators and leaders that can help take your business to the next level. Third only to Kyoto and Tokyo, Fukuoka has a plethora of higher education options that attract students from around the world. Major companies have clearly caught on, and have established their research and development center in the city to attract new graduates and experienced professionals.