Launched in 2007, IVS has made its mark as the largest conference and community for startup executives in Japan. In its 15th year, IVS Crypto has also taken its place, emerging as the largest web 3.0 conference in Japan.
Now, IVS is taking a step towards the future, transitioning from an "invitation-only conference" to a "platform". An opportunity for the next generation of entrepreneurs to create their business successfully in Asia.
3 days for serious connections
between startup executives and investors
Executives from startup companies, investors, and enterprises will participate to create opportunities for a new future. In addition to an executives-only area, a new communication zone will be newly established for the "next generation" of startups to gather and create a "platform" where they can envision the future together.
IVS Crypto 2023
Meet global crypto community in Kyoto
at Japan’s largest crypto conference
VS Crypto 2023 KYOTO, is the ultimate event for Web3 entrepreneurs, investors, developers, IP holders, and curious enthusiasts alike. Building upon the success of IVS, Japan’s largest startup conference since 2007, this year’s IVS Crypto takes place in Kyoto, a city known for its rich history and global popularity.
Get ready for our interactive sessions, workshops, and a wide range of side events including YGG Japan’s GameFi pitch contest and Demo Day of Asia Web3 Hackathon. Don’t miss your chance to embark on a new adventure in Japan this summer.
Pitch contest for the next generation of startups
IVS LAUNCHPAD is one of the largest pitch contests in Japan, as it is said to be the gateway to success for the next generation of entrepreneurs. Finalists are selected through a rigorous selection process, and compete for the top spot by giving a presentation in front of a panel of judges selected from investors, executives, and entrepreneurs. The 14 finalists, who were selected from over 250 companies, will give a 6-minute presentation about their products and their passion. The finalists will be announced shortly before IVS2023 KYOTO.
We are looking for corporate partners to create the future of the new startup ecosystem with IVS. We have a track record of communication with many participants and partners in the past. We have a variety of plans to meet your needs, so please feel free to contact us if you are interested.