Hack Osaka 2023

Hack Osaka 2023
On-site / Online Attendee

interpretation available

This year, for the first time in three years, the event will be held offline. The event will hold fireside chats by leading incubators, VCs startups, and universities, the "Hack Award 2023" pitch in which 9 startups from 20 countries and regions around the world who have been selected, and business meetings will be held to create opportunities for Osaka and Kansai to connect with the world.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 11:00~18:30
  • Venue: Congrès Convention Center
  • Admission: Free
  • *If you are participating online, please select the "Online Participant" ticket
  • *If you wish to attend the event at the venue, please use the QR chord issued when you log in and register on the EventHub special page.
  • *On the day of Hack Osaka 2023, please register in advance to view and interact with the participants on the special EventHub page.

International Startups x Japanese Companies Meetup

Interpretation Available

We will hold a meetup with 9 overseas startups that will participate in the "Hack Award 2023" business plan contest at the Hack Osaka 2023 Global Innovation Conference.

  • Date:
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 10:00~18:00
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 9:30~18:30
  • Venue:
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023, Hack Osaka venue
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2023, JETRO Osaka Headquarters Meeting Room
  • Admission: Free
  • *Deadline is the 17th of February, 2023.The secretariat will contact you within 3 days of your application regarding the International Startups Meetup schedule, etc.
  • *The maximum duration of each business meeting is 1 hours.A Japanese-English consecutive interpreter will be present.

Startup Showcase exhibit,
Startup pitch and Speed Dating.

At the Global Innovation Conference Hack Osaka 2023, 38 startups (13 from overseas and 25 from Japan) will be presenting their startup pitches and Speed Dating at the Startup Showcase.Please check the Hack Osaka 2023 website and join us.

  • Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 10:00~18:00
  • Venue:Hack Osaka venue
  • Admission: Free
  • Contents:
  • 1. Startup Showcase (exhibition):38 startups (13 from overseas, 25 from Japan) exhibiting
  • 2. Startup Shout-out Stage: Pitch by 29 startups (4 from overseas, 25 from Japan)
  • 3. Speed Dating: Individual meetings between exhibiting startups and VC/CVC, major companies
  • *Exhibitors only, no general visitors
  • *Interview time: 15 minutes / each interview

Implementation of Measures to prevent COVID-19

In accordance with the guidelines of the national government and Osaka Prefecture, the safety of participants and related parties will be given the highest priority, and the event will be held after sufficient measures are taken to prevent infection caused by COVID-19. Additional measures will be taken based on latest information released by government agencies or local authorities. Any additional measures or changes will be announced on this website.

Requests to All Visitors

  • ・We ask for your cooperation in cough etiquette, including wearing masks at the venue.
  • ・Please disinfect your hands and take your temperature when entering the venue.
  • ・Please note that anyone with a fever of 37.5 °C or higher will not be allowed to enter the venue.
  • ・The organizer will be responsible for checking the density of the crowd and may restrict admission to avoid congestion. Please understand this in advance.
  • ・In case an outbreak happens, we may disclose the minimum necessary personal information at the request of government agencies or local authorities in order to identify the route of infection.Please understand this in advance.