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KGAP+ Batch8 -India Challenge-2022/09/15

KGAP+ (Keihanna Global Acceleration Program Plus)  will hold for Batch8 selection pitch webinar in India.

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, 96 startups from 11 countries have participated in the Batch 1 to 7, and more than 70% 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. Eight (8) startups with advanced and innovative technologies have been participating from India and make a hot pich.

  • In March 2021, NASSCOM, ATR, and XBorder Innovations signed a MOU to enhance the global innovation ecosystem through collaboration, such as ATR and XBI supporting open innovation between Indian startups participating in NASSCOM’s DeepTech Club 2.0 and Japanese companies. For more information, click here.
  • About KGAP+ Batch 8, 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 Thursday, September 15, 2022 14:00 - 15:30

Online by Zoom


*Time: Japan Standard Time
*Language: English


14:00 Opening remarks


14:05 Introduction of KGAP+

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


14:15 Introduction of NASSCOM DeepTech Club

Mr. Nehal Pandya
NASSCOM DeepTech Club


14:30 Pitch by NASSCOM recommended startups

    1. Matisoft Cyber Security Labs
      Matisoft Cyber Security Labs has designed & developed a human brain in their technology to inculcate human intelligence into their products using AI & ML (first such technology in the world). They have 3 products in the market, an Antivirus (B2B product), a USB-Encryption software (B2B product), & USB blocker software (B2C product).
      [Cyber Security]
    2. Fluid AI
      A leading player in Conversational AI and have a patented AI Avatar offering.
    3. Zipydo Technologies
      Zipydo is building unmanned, checkout-free convenience store in the lines of Amazon Go for D2C brands, retail brands and restaurants. Customers can deploy these stores in offices, apartments and secured public places for rapid offline foot print expansion and last mile visibility, while getting valuable data insights
      [Retail Business]
    4. DigiphyNFT
      Digiphy NFT is enabling brands to leverage web3 through Metaverse and NFTs
    5. Wize
      NFT and Tokenization as as Service for Business Applications
    6. AutoVid.ai
      AutoVid.ai is an AI platform to generate real human videos, thus bypassing the cumbersome process of shooting with cameras, microphones, actors, and studios. These videos/virtual-agents redefine digital experiences by humanizing personalized communication at scale, across External (Sales, Marketing, Customer Success) and Internal Communications (HR, Corporate, L&D).
      [AI, VR]
      WEREHAB TECHNOLOGIES PRIVATE LIMITED’s  first product, the Smart insole, is used for the physical rehabilitation of patients suffering from mobility restrictions caused by neurological disorders, traumatic brain injuries, and age-related ailments or for improving performance of sportspersons. Their USP is the use of insights to deliver rehabilitation. And also specialize in treatment protocols in mobility-related disorders mainly concerning the foot, ankle, and knee.
    8. Sequretek
      Sequretek is an enterprise cybersecurity company with offerings in the areas of enterprise security monitoring, detection and response (XDR); user access governance, authentication and single signon (IGA); lastly endpoint security including vulnerability and patch management (EDR).
      [Cyber Security]


15:25 Closing remarks


*The timetable might be changed.

Object Anyone interested in collaboration with startups from India, etc.
Due date for application September 15, 2022, at 15:15

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

    – National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)

  • ■ Cooperated by

    – Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

  • Business Development Office, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
    Innovation Promote Department, Kansai Research Institute
  • E-mail:kih@keihanna-rc.jp