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Make a foray into New York from Keihanna RC!

About KVeCS

Keihanna Research Complex (RC) has started a global acceleration program in partnership with the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA), one of the largest accelerators in New York City.Keihanna Venture Championship (KVeCS) is the first step of this acceleration program and a monthly-held preliminary competition to the KVeCS grand finale. KVeCS grand finale is, on the other hand, an annually-held pitch competition where the winner is awarded with the air fare from/to NYC and hotel bills as well as an intensive mentoring program from ERA including the right to pitch to the US investors.To prepare for the pitch in English in New York City, challengers are required to pitch in English as well. If you are one of start-ups who would like to develop business to the world or investors who are looking for prospective start-ups, KVeCS is right up to your street.

 A short movie for the KVeCS grand finale is available

 About KVeCS in 2018

 About KVeCS Grand Finale in 2017

 About information for KVeCS challengers
 

KVeCS Grand Finale in 2017

Result

Who won the Keihanna Venture Championship Grand Finale? The winners are…

Keigan Inc.,

Our mission is to contribute to the society by providing platform that makes it surprisingly easy and quick for everyone to develop a robot.
 About Keigan Inc.,

Pacific Wave Co., Ltd.

We are a manufacturer and wholesaler of mattresses, pillows and cushions made of “GELTRON”.
 About Pacific Wave Co., Ltd.

Three companies below were also awarded with a chance to go to New York city for the next step, pitch to the local investors.

 MU Ltd.,
 Chinougijutsu Co., Ltd.,
 METABIRDS Co., Ltd.,

program for KVeCS grand finale    Reference:program for KVeCS grand finale.pdf

 

grandchampion   runner-up   all   all
Mr. Takashi Tokuda, President & Co-Founder of Keigan Inc.,   Mr. Keisuke Tanaka, CEO of Pacific Wave Co., Ltd.   Thank you, all the presenters and judges !   Thank you, all the audience !

 
 

If you cannot play the video, https://www.facebook.com/keihannaRC/videos/542151169482825/Please click HERE.
 

About ERA

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) is the New York City’s largest accelerator program. ERA has NYC’s deepest and strongest mentor network with over 300 expert investors, technologists, product specialists, marketers, customer acquisition strategists, sales execs, and more, across all major industries represented in NYC. ERA companies gain direct access to leading members of the New York City tech community through the ERA mentor network and are also given access to the right investors, sales prospects and partners. To date, ERA alumni companies have raised more than $250 Million in investor capital.
(cited from https://www.eranyc.com/why-era/)


If you cannot play the video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=TdAfE2io7BkPlease click HERE.
 

Back Numbers

Event page

1st KVeCS in 2017(2017/7/21)
2nd KVeCS in 2017(2017/8/24)
3rd KVeCS in 2017(2017/9/27)
4th KVeCS in 2017(2017/10/20)
5th KVeCS in 2017(2017/11/17)
6th KVeCS in 2017(2017/12/15)
KVeCS grand finale in 2017 (2018/1/19)
 


 

Report & Album

1st KVeCS in 2017(2017/7/21)
2nd KVeCS in 2017(2017/8/24)
3rd KVeCS in 2017(2017/9/27)
4th KVeCS in 2017(2017/10/20)
5th KVeCS in 2017(2017/11/17)
6th KVeCS in 2017(2017/12/15)
KVeCS grand finale in 2017
Album on Facebook
 
 

To challenge KVeCS

Conditions

You need to be either
1. individuals, teams, or companies who are already running a business as start-ups
2. individuals or teams who have business plan for commercialization

Application

Please fill in the web application form and send the necessary information to us.

If you cannot use the web application form, please download the excel files, fill in the form, and send them to us by email. A picture (jpg or png format) needs to be attached to the email.

 

guideline
Application guideline
application form
Application form

 

 Contact
Keihanna Research Complex KVeCS admin office
Email:kvecs@keihanna-rc.jp
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