StartupGo!Go! The Pitch 2019
Big Japan Pitch Event for starting from seed, the early stages of Startups

Final 2019.11.8(Fri) @Denki building Mirai hall

Prize money is 1,000,000 yen!
Starting from seed, the early stages of a Startup will be a big a challenge!

Companies from Japan and outside of Japan with high enthusiasm will be present at startupGO!GO!2019, as they will be looking for potential developments to provide early stage seed investments.
It is a great chance to present your pitch in this event, not only to businesses in Japan, but also to businesses in the rest of the world.
People who have presented their pitch in the past, gained the opportunity to form an alliance, or a fund raising.
In addition, it is the location for national convention such as NICT (Entrepreneur Expo) and NEDO (TCP) etc.
Furthermore, we are waiting for everyone who is willing to take on the challenge, and going into the rest of the world.


  • ■ Qualifications

    • fundraised less than 10000 USD by equity.Excluding procurement at Debt Finance.
    • startups at the pre-seed, seed, early stages.
    • The age of establishment is unquestionable.
    • The address may be domestic or foreign.
    • Business against business law, public order and morals, antisocial forces and business related to organizations similar thereto are excluded.
  • ■ Regulation

    • First stage of selection:
      • Interview with the secretariat
    • Primary passenger enters the semi-final.
    • Semi-final: Pitch of 3 minutes and Q&A of 3 minutes
    • Final: Pitch of 5 minutes and Q&A of 5 minutes
    • Pitch is done in Japanese or English.
    • The semi-final and final examination items will be evaluated for innovation, feasibility, market size and pitch.
  • ■ Prize money

    • $ 10,000 or less (as of November 8, 2019)
    • Other than that, there is also a sponsorship prize
  • ■ How To Apply

    There is an entry form at the bottom of the page.
    Submit your entry (Pre-entry)

    →We will send you an email regarding your application

    →Which you need to open and confirm your application

    Entry registration from here

  • ■ Privileges

    • VC and Professionals will be mentoring
    • Access to Entrepreneur Expo and Koshien
    • Selected for NEDO(TCP)
    • Luxurious rewards from every sponsorship
    • Applicants who passed the first stage are able to display their booth at the StartupGo!Go!2019 event
  • ■ Location

    Denki building Mirai hall

    Denki building Kyousoukan 3rd foor
    2-1-82 Watanabe-dori, Chu-o-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka

  • ■ Judges

    VC,New project leaders from big companies,etc

  • ■ Schedule

    • Deadline application: Monday 7th of October
    • First stage of selection: Monday 7th of October - Friday 11th of October
    • Notice of primary selection result:Friday 11th of October
    • Semi-Final and Final: Friday 8th of November


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