JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) in association with BCIC organized an “Invest Japan Partnership Seminar” having focus on IT sector on 8 March 2018 in Bengaluru. With its primary objective to encourage more and more Indian IT investments to Japan, JETRO and Consulate of Japan shared recent developments about the Indo-Japan ecosystem and some successful case studies where Japanese companies co-developed global products utilizing Indian IT capabilities. Startups and large and medium Indian IT companies also presented their experiences in Japan. Officials from Department of IT BT participated in the event and shared updates regarding Government of Karnataka’s initiatives that have enabled a thriving IT ecosystem here, and encouraged Karnataka- Japan collaboration