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. , and METABIRDS Co., Ltd.,
About MU Ltd., 
About Chinougijutsu Co., Ltd. , 
About METABIRDS Co., Ltd.,


Mr. Takashi Tokuda, President & Co-Founder of Keigan Inc.,

Pasific Wave

Mr. Keisuke Tanaka, CEO of Pacific Wave Co., Ltd.


Thank you, all the presenters and judges!


Thank you, all the audience!








Make a foray into New York from Keihanna RC!

About KVeCS

Outline of 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.
Please click HERE for details.

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.
Please click HERE for details.

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.

Reference:KVeCS Grand Finale Program (Jananese).pdf


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 watch this video, please click https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=TdAfE2io7Bk .


To Challenge KVeCS

Keihanna RC will hold KVeCS in 2018.


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


Please download the application form and face sheet, fill in the columns, and send them to the KVeCS administration office by email (kvecs@keihanna-rc.jp).

KVeCS challengers
Materials for
KVeCS challengers


KVeCS report

The 1st KVeCS report -Japanese-(2017/7/21)
The 2nd KVeCS report -Japanese-(2017/8/24)
The 3rd KVeCS report -Japanese-(2017/9/27)
The 4th KVeCS report -Japanese-(2017/10/20)
The 5th KVeCS report -Japanese-(2017/11/17)
The 6th KVeCS report -Japanese-(2017/12/15)
The KVeCS grand finale report(2018/1/19)
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A short movie of the KVeCS grand finale is available!


Keihanna Research Complex KVeCS administration office