Building upon the past line-up of “Digital Health”, “Travel Tech”, and “Smart City”, this year we are adding “Sports Tech” and “Food Tech” to the themes covered in our entrepreneurial idea & business model competition, the Business Plan Contest. Participating companies should be in their seed or early stage, and operate IT-related businesses dealing with products or services in any of the fields including the Internet of Things, the Internet, mobile technologies, software, digital content, or consumer electronics (including PDA and robots).
March 13th (Wed.), 2019, 3:30pm-5:00pm
*This contest will be held as part of “Global Innovation Conference”, and the schedule may be subject to change depending on the situation.
Digital health, travel tech, smart city, sports tech, and food tech
IT-related businesses dealing with products or services in the fields including Internet of Things, the Internet, mobile technologies, software, digital content, or consumer electronics (including PDA and robots),
Any product or service that can be demonstrated on-site
Companies in their seed or early stage from Japan or abroad
Based on the application form, submit a presentation with no more than 10 slides created with Keynote Ver5 or Microsoft PowerPoint before the application deadline. The dimensions of the slides should be in a 16:9 ratio.
Please feel free to attach additional digital reference materials or videos that may assist in describing the product or service, however we will not accept physical objects submitted by post.
(Please note that we will not be returning any materials we receive in the process)
October 31st (Wed.), 2018, 5:00pm (JST)
We will inform those who have passed the first screening through e-mail by 5:00pm (JST) on Friday, November 16th, 2018.
10 companies will be selected among all applicants through the first screening on the basis of (1) Originality, (2) Feasibility, (3) Scale of Influence, and (4) Scalability.
We will only notify companies that have passed the screening and are invited to the Award event on 13th. Please be advised that the screening results will not be publicized.
On the event day, five judges, including innovators and accelerators, will assess companies on a 10-point scale live. The top three scoring companies will be awarded.
*Top three contestants will be presented Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards. O-BIC Award will be presented as well at Hack Award 2019.
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