Big Japan Pitch Event for starting from seed, the early stages of Startups

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SemiFinal&Final 2021/11/30 (TUE) OFFLINE & ONLINE

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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!2020, 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.

FEATURE

  • 累計調達1億円以下のステージ限定

    Limited to stages with cumulative procurement of 100 million yen or less

  • 優勝賞金100万円

    Winning prize 1 million yen

  • 多くの著名VCがゲスト参加 資金調達に関する機会を提供

    Many well-known VCs participate as guests
    Providing financing opportunities

  • 事業会社とのマッチングの機会も

    Opportunities for matching with operating companies

  • 累計調達1億円以下のステージ限定

    Limited to stages with cumulative procurement of 100 million yen or less

  • 優勝賞金100万円

    Winning prize 1 million yen

  • 多くの著名VCがゲスト参加 資金調達に関する機会を提供

    Many well-known VCs participate as guests
    Providing financing opportunities

  • 事業会社とのマッチングの機会も

    Opportunities for matching with operating companies

The Pitch 2020

250cases
Total number of applications

7countries45companies pitched

The winning company "CaiTech Ltd." was selected from this contest
and won another contest "Entrepreneur Expo".

ABOUT

  • ■ Qualifications

    • fundraised less than 1M 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:
      • Paper screening
    • 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

    • Up to $ 10,000
    • 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

    Fukuoka Growth Next / Online
    ※The on-site viewing will be announced later by the organizer in consideration of the corona infection status.
    ※We will show you how to participate online, tools, etc. later.

  • ■ Judges

    VC,New project leaders from big companies,etc

  • ■ Schedule

    • Entry start: Wednesday 22th of September
    • Deadline application: Monday 1st of November
    • First stage of selection: Monday 1st of November - Thursday 4th of November
    • Notice of primary selection result:Friday 5th of November
    • Semi-Final and Final: Tuesday 30th of November

ENTRY

The entry was closed. Thank you for many entries.