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Keihanna Venture Championship Grand Finale2018.01.19

KVeCS Grand Finale, the highlight of the KVeCS pitch tournaments in 2017.

Keihanna RC started a global acceleration program in July, 2017 in partnership with Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA), the largest accelerator in New York city.(Check our press release for more details)
Keihanna Venture Championship (KVeCS) is the highlight of all the KVeCS competitions held from July to December, 2017. Keihanna RC will grant the grand champion and runner-up a “special ticket to New York City” which includes an acceleration program by ERA and a qualification for ERA demo day.
In the KVeCS grand finale, presenters will pitch in English for the next stage, New York. For entrepreneurs who want to launch a business abroad and investors who want to make early contacts with startups with a globally-promising future, the KVeCS is right up your street! Anybody can join the event as audience, so please visit us on the day.

KVeCS grand finale flyer
KVeCS Grand finale
flyer (2017/12/18).pdf

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For further information on KVeCS Grand Finale (e.g. who won the grand finale?), please go to the KVeCS special page.

Date / Time -

Keihanna Openinnovation Center(KICK)
7-5-1, Seikadai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto prefecture

 12:30 pm-  Reception
 1:00-1:10 Opening
 1:10-1:55 keynote lecture -Mr. Nobuhiro Seki
 1:55-4:30 Pitch※1
 4:30-5:00 Awards ceremony※2
 5:00-6:00 Networking and poster session


※1 Pitch (5 min.) and Q & A session (5 min.) for each team
※2 Presenters’ products and service will be introduced.

Speaker Profile

Lecturer:Mr. Nobuhiro Seki

Lecturer:Mr. Nobuhiro Seki
Founder of FabFoundry.For more detail, please check HERE.

KVeCS grand finale finalists
Magellan Systems Japan, Inc., Mitsufuji Corporation, MU Ltd., Chinougijutsu Co., Ltd. , Pascific wave Co., Ltd., METABIRDS Co., Ltd., PIJIN Co., Ltd. ,Panoramania Inc., Biome Inc., Keigan Inc., amirobo tech.Inc.

KVeCS grand finale judges
Dr. Hiroyuki Suzuki (Keihanna RC innovation hub promotion leader), Mr. Naoyuki Ushio (ITPC principle)、Mr. Azusa Morishita (Lawyer, Associate), Mr. Yukihiko Kunimoto (CEO of Kips)、Mr. Chikara Ueno (Co-Founder and COO of Aniwo)、Dr.Shin Itoh (Founder, Chief Executive Officer iKoyoo, Inc.), Dr. David M L Williams (Founder and president of Global Digital MOJO)


Free (Note: 2,000 yen is required to participate in the poster session from 5pm to 6pm.)

Object Anyone can join the event (especially entrepreneurs and investors)
Qualification / Requirement None
Due date for application 2018.1.17 17:00

Notes for attendance

Pictures and video will be taken after the event for the purpose of information dissemination.Additionally, media interviews may be conducted.Please be aware before attending that pictures and video of attendees may be used in the future.

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