Japan's Largest Startup Pitch Contest
JUNE 29 KYOTO, JAPAN
Application for IVS2023 LAUNCHPAD KYOTO are closed. You can apply for the next LAUNCHPAD below
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.
Startups that can demonstrate their products.
Even if you have not launched your product yet, you are eligible if you can demonstrate your service with a mockup, etc.
About the judge
For the selection round, the selection will be made by investors of Headline Asia that is running the IVS. They will also provide Q&A / feedback about your pitch.
At the finals, we will ask prominent investors, executives, and entrepreneurs to serve as judges for each round. Please check the official IVS website and Twitter for details. In addition, there will be no Q&A session in the finals, but only a 6-minute pitch.
How to apply
Please apply by filling in the required information using the web form.
Main items to be included
Basic company information
Service introduction video or text
*You can also send it later before the application deadline.
Application deadline: Wed. Apr. 19, 2023
Conditions of participation
Reports on Past Events
IVS2023 LAUNCHIPAD KYOTO updates on SNS >>
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.