ZEALS Co., Ltd. (ZEALS), the leading Chat Commerce provider with the concept of “Omotenashi Revolution”, is honored to announce that the company has been chosen by the Japan External Trade Organization (“JETRO”) as one of 14 innovative Japanese startups to exhibit at Disrupt 2022 hosted by TechCrunch. The event this year is back in-person on October 18-20 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center.

This exhibition was made possible with the support of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). ZEALS will introduce “Chat Commerce” at its booth in the Japan Innovation Pavilion, and its representative, Masa Shimizu, is scheduled to speak at a special pitch event.

Commenting on the event, Masa Shimizu said “We are really excited about the opportunity to raise awareness of Chat Commerce abroad through this event. We would also like to understand the demand in the U.S. and explore the possibility of alliance with other companies.”

■「TechCrunch Disrupt 2022」Overview
TechCrunch Disrupt is an annual event that brings together the global startup community to discover insights, collaborate, and celebrate the achievements that characterize each founder’s journey and will lead to future accomplishments.

Dates: October 18 – 20, 2022
Location:Moscone West 800 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94107

​■JETRO “Support Program for Startup Participation in Overseas Exhibitions”
JETRO offers a program to support participation in overseas exhibitions for small and medium-sized startups aiming to expand their business overseas. J-Startup pavilions are set up at major startup-related exhibitions around the world to provide opportunities to exhibit demo booths and make pitches. The program supports Japanese startups in their overseas expansion and sales channel development by providing related support (English pitch training, mentoring for business strategy, media support, etc.).