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KGAP+ Batch7 -India Challenge with CII-2022/04/15

KGAP+ (Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus) will hold a selection pitch webinar for Batch 7 in collaboration with CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) which is India’s premier business association.

KGAP+ is a startup support program for promising startups from Japan and abroad. Startups pursue collaboration with large Japanese enterprises as well as overseas expansion. So far, 79 startups from 10 countries have participated in the Batch 1 to 6, and 80% of the startups have been able to implement PoC or enter into collaborative discussions with the program’s support.

India is continuing its phenomenal growth, with 2,250 tech startups founded and 42 unicorns in 2021. Deep-tech startups with advanced and innovative technologies have been participating from India, an IT powerhouse. At this event, CII will introduce startup ecosystem in India, and the startups pursuing to explore the Japanese market will make passionate pitches.

  • CII, India’s premier business association, and ATR signed a memorandum of understanding that avails further collaboration on innovation issues in January of 2020. For more information, click here.


  • About KGAP+ Batch 7, click here.
  • KGAP+ is in collaboration with the Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo – Kobe Consortium which was selected a Global Startup City under the Japanese Cabinet Office. For more information about business environment in Kansai region, see “INVEST JAPAN, INVEST KANSAI

Date / Time Friday, April 15, 2022 14:00 - 15:15

Online by Zoom


*Time: Japan Standard Time
*Language: English


14:00 Opening remarks


14:05 Greeting remarks

Mr. Nikhilesh Giri
Consul General of India, Osaka-Kobe


14:10 Introduction of startup ecosystem in India

    • Ms. Madhu Vasanthy
      Director & Head CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) Startup
    • Mr. Varun Akhnoor
      Director, CII Centre of Excellence for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Startups (CIES)


14:25 Introduction of KGAP+

Ms. Makiko Tatsumi
Director of Business Development Office, ATR
KGAP+ Program Manager


14:30 Introduction of KGAP+ matching case study

-Collaboration between Goodwood KYOTO and Ethereal Machines from India-
Mr. Yuya Tsujimoto, Senior Managing Director, Goodwood KYOTO


14:45 Pitches by CII recommended startups

    1. Webnyay
      Grievance redressal and online dispute resolution platforms. The platforms are end-to-end solutions for businesses to resolve grievances and disputes (both B2B and B2C) in an efficient, inexpensive and user-friendly manner using Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to generate legal documents and enable faster resolution of disputes through arbitration, mediation and adjudication.
      [Business management]
    2. NextMeet®
      An Avatar based Immersive PC / VR Platform that enables remote working, collaboration, meetings, distance learning & networking for business, education & events.
    3. Impensus Electronics
      Impensus Electronics provides technologically driven IoT based products and solutions for post harvest management, which are modular solutions in 2 brands where – IMPact Grow helps to maintain proper ambiance, less water consumption and precision nutrients for cultivation and brand IMPact Fresh helps decentralize storage and increase shelf life by 1.5 to 2 times.
    4. Quinfy Technology
      A platform to verify identities through stored, verified, and validated data from trusted sources. The ability to verify identities, education, backgrounds, work experience, legal, social media and financial records on a highly secure platform is transforming the world of background verification.


15:10 Closing remarks

*The timetable might be changed.

Object Anyone interested in collaboration with startups from India, etc.
Due date for application Friday, April 15, 2022 15:30

Notes for attendance

・A link to the Zoom webinar will be provided to you by email after you sign up for the event.
・When you sign in the webinar, please use the email address that you wrote in the application form.

– Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)

– Keihanna Research Complex

Sponsor etc.
  • ■ Co-hosted by

    – Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

  • ■ Cooperated by

    – Consulate General of India, Osaka-Kobe
    – Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

  • Business Development Office,
    Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
  • E-mail:bdo-event@atr.jp