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Result: KVeCS 2018 Grand Finale

Winner: Mr. Nozomu Kubota (CEO, Creator’s NEXT.inc.)


Runner-up: Ms. Eri Tagahara (CAN EAT)

YUKAI Engineering Inc., ASTEM Co.,Ltd., and Goiku Battery CO.,LTD also received special prizes and will go to New York City to take ERA’s special program.

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Winner:Mr. Nozomu Kubota, CEO, Creator’s NEXT.inc. Runner-up: Ms. Eri Tagahara, CAN EAT All the challengers and judges Audience

Expand your busness to the world

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.

 About KVeCS 2018 (Event page – Japanese Only -)

 About KVeCS 2017

About KVeCS 2018

To challenge KVeCS


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


Coming soon! (We will announce the information about Keihanna Venture Championship 2019 soon.)

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/)

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Contact: Keihanna RC KVeCS administration office