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IVS has been held since 2007 and has contributed to the startup ecosystem as one of the largest conferences for executives of Internet-related companies in Japan.
The stage for 2023 is "Kyoto". IVS will be updated in Kyoto, a city with a rich history and especially popular among the world.
The event is now open not only to startup executives and investors, but also to all those involved in startups and Web3.
Learn. Talk. Connect. Feel. Touch. Find. Create. Take various actions at "IVS2023 KYOTO" and embark on a new adventure.
3 days for everyone involved in startups
For those who want to meet the new future
Whether you are a future entrepreneur, working or want to work in a startup, or want to meet startups, IVS maximizes the chance to change the future for everyone involved in startups.
Through sessions and booths related to entrepreneurship and new businesses, we will send you out to learn, communicate, and meet your peers. Experience firsthand the passion of the startup community from around the world and generate opportunities for entrepreneurship, new careers, and more.
For those who want to grow their business
IVS is a place where startup executives, investors, and management of business companies can connect, exchange knowledge and learn from each other as only executives can, and create opportunities for fundraising, investment opportunities, and business alliances that will overwhelmingly accelerate their businesses.
In these three intense days of serious exchange with fellow executives and investors, you will have the opportunity to meet people who will change not only your business, but your life as well.
Date: June 28-30, 2023
Venue: Kyoto International Exhibition Hall “Miyako Messe”
9-1, Okazaki Seishoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8343, Japan [Google Maps].
Tel: +81 075-762-2630
8 minute’s walk from Higashiyama Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tozai Line.
Miyako Messe Access Page
*Some content will take place at the Rohm Theater Kyoto.
Organizer: IVS KYOTO Executive Committee
Pitch contest for the next generation of startups
“IVS2023 LAUNCHPAD KYOTO”
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.
TOTAL FUND RAISED
※Achievements of the past speakers
More than 100 contents featuring speakers from Japan and abroad
In addition to the traditional content for startup executives, a wide variety of content for everyone involved in startups will create new learning experience and encounters, instead of just listening to the speakers. IVS2023 Kyoto will also introduce a number of new themes.
*Details of IVS2023 speaker sessions will be released at a later date.
Workshops will be participatory content conducted on a small scale. Interactive discussions between speakers and participants will help participants deepen their understanding of the themes.
New content focused on communication and friendship building will also be introduced at this year's event.
You can also participate in side events hosted by IVS participants and partners.
These events will be held at various venues in the neighborhood, allowing participants to learn and meet people from a more concentrated range of industries and tastes. Side events details will be released at a later date.
Embark on a journey to meet new adventurous friends!
In addition to connecting startups with executives and investors and learning from them in a quality learning experience, the event will bring together players in the startup ecosystem and crypto players from around the world to create new connections and enthusiasm.