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Keihanna Venture Championship (KVeCS)2018 Grand Finale2018/12/20

Winners of Keihanna Venture Championship 2018, which has been held every month since April, will be gathering for KVeCS 2018 Grand Finale. Mr. Murat Aktihanoglu, the co-founder and managing director of Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator(ERA)will be participating in this event as a judge, and all the presenters will be pitching in English. Eventually, five excellent start-ups wil be selected from this competition and get a big business chance in New York City as an award: acceleration program by ERA, chance to pitch to investors in the US, and so on.

 More information about KVeCS

 KVeCS Flyer (Japanese)

Date / Time Thursday, December 20, 2018 13:00 - 18:00

Keihanna Open Innovation Center @ Kyoto (KICK)

● 13:00-13:15
● 13:15-14:00
Keynote Speech
Mr.Murat Aktihanoglu (ERA)
● 14:00-14:10
Introduction of presenters and judges
● 14:10-16:40
● 16:40-17:10
Announcement of the results
● 17:10-18:00
Speaker Profile

● Keynote speech
Mr. Murat Aktihanoglu is a computer scientist, entrepreneur, investor and author. He is the co-founder and Managing Director at ERA, an early-stage investment fund and technology accelerator in New York City since 2011 with a portfolio of 127+ and growing companies.



Object Anyone
Qualification / Requirement None
Due date for application Wednesday, December 19, 2018 17:30
Capacity 200 people

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Keihanna Research Complex project

Keihanna Research Complex project is an institution which advances the “Promotion program for world-class research & development and verification hub (research-complex)” developed by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).