Total Access Japan Event Series - The Global Market for Startups: Exit Trends in the U.S., Europe, and Japan

Seminar | November.20.2017 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm (Tokyo Standard Time)

Orrick Tokyo Office オリック東京オフィス

日本語: グローバル市場の観点からのスタートアップ:Exitのトレンド、米国、ヨーロッパ、そして日本

Orrick's Total Access Japan Event Series provides entrepreneurs business, tactical, and legal education through complimentary panels and seminars and networking events.

The next event will take place on Tuesday, November 21 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.

15,500 startup exits and 1.3 trillion USD in total value – join Orrick Tokyo and Dream Incubator to learn about worldwide exit trends over the last 7 years and the typical profiles of not just the startup that makes it to exit but also the regional ecosystems in which they are being acquired. Orrick attorneys will begin with an overview of global trends, focusing on the U.S. and Europe. Katsunari Matsui from Dream Incubator will follow with a discussion on exit trends in Japan. Attendees will be welcomed and encouraged to offer their observations and perspectives after the presentations.


  1. Welcome
  2. Global Overview of Exit Trends
  3. Trends in US and Europe
  4. Trends in Japan
  5. Open discussion

Katsunari Matsui, Manager, Corporate Advisory Group, Dream Incubator

He is primarily involved in cross-border M&A advisory business at DI.

Most of the closed deals are cross-border as buy-side/investor-side advisor to large Japanese companies. The industries covered include Industrial Goods, Healthcare, ICT, Consumer Brands, etc.

Prior to joining DI, he worked as Investment Manager for SBI Investment (formerly Softbank Investment), one of the largest venture capital firms in Japan.

Date & Time: November 21 (Tuesday) 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Orrick Tokyo Offices (Map)
Katsunari Matsui, Manager, Dream Incubator
Sven Greulich, Partner, Dusseldorf Office
Ben Spitz, Managing Associate, Tokyo Office
Language: English and Japanese (no simultaneous interpretation)
Registration: RSVP by Monday November 20
Fee: Free of charge

For questions, please contact Aya Mori.


  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology Companies Group

Dr. Sven Greulich, LL.M. (Cantuar), EMBA Partner


Sven Greulich berät junge Technologieunternehmen und ihre Investoren umfassend durch alle Wachstumsphasen. Gemeinsam mit einem internationalen und interdisziplinären Team begleitet er zudem Multinationals bei ihren Expansionsprojekten, Akquisitionen und Restrukturierungen in Europa und den USA.

Sven hilft seinen Mandanten, schneller und effizienter an ihr Ziel zu gelangen, und bietet ihnen einen zentralen Zugang zu den Ressourcen einer der weltweit führenden Technologiekanzleien und einem internationalen Netzwerk von Unternehmen und Investoren. Sein Ziel ist es, für seine Mandanten Brücken zwischen Deutschland, dem Silicon Valley und anderen internationalen Technologiezentren zu bauen. Sein besonderes Interesse gilt dabei Corporate Venture Capital und Corporate Innovation Projekten.