Japanese Conglomerate NTT Scouts for Israeli Technologies
CTech – Tokyo-listed telecommunications company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) is looking for startups to partner with, chairman Shinohara Hiromichi said. Hiromichi spoke to Calcalist on Tuesday during his visit to Israel as part of a delegation of NTT executives.
While the company does not have concrete plans to open a local outpost in Israel, the company is currently considering the option, he said. The company often sends teams to Israel, he said. “Now may be a turning point,” he added.
Hiromichi came to Israel as part of a delegation of Japanese businesspeople organized by the Japanese embassy in Israel and Japanese ambassador Koichi Aiboshi.