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SOLD OUT! Japanese Pitch Night – Summer 2017
August 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! DUE TO THE SIZE OF THE VENUE, WALK-INS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.
Come see what’s trending in Japanese innovation! NEDO and Silicon Valley Forum are delighted to welcome you to our fourth Japanese Pitch night–join us this August as a new group of amazing Japanese technology startups will take the stage to show off their amazing ventures. You’ll meet early-stage startups from Japan and network with the Silicon Valley and Japanese entrepreneurial communities.
Tickets are free and this event will reach capacity – don’t wait to sign up!
Speakers and Panelists
more to be announced
Silicon Valley Forum
NEDO Silicon Valley
Program Dir. and Venture Partner
Dir. of Software Strategy
IBM Venture Capital Group
Panasonic R&D Company of America
Meet the Startups
MediGear is a startup company focusing on the medical device & system development as an intellectual property based business, collaborating with Tokyo Tech. and several medical schools. Our mission is to provide niche & novel but gentle & effective therapy and the related products with tuned & proven technologies under appropriate budget in short term at the affordable price, then to contribute to the global health market through the strategic partners internationally.
RFLocus is the company to develop the high speed & precise location system using RAIN RFID + our unique technology. We can solve customers’ problem that a lot of their inventories are confused or disorganized in their warehouse or shops due to the rapid increase of the sales through electronic commerce. We will probably launch ‘shelf level accuracy location’ for the first time in the world. Learn more
ArchiTek is made up of ex-Panasonic members. Specializing in circuit design for embedded systems, we also handle everything from high level architecture design of workstation, game devices, cellphones, digital appliances, system LSI development to circuit implementation, board design, test, and final product using skills and experience. Our belief is that good product design begins with good architecture design. Learn more
Metcela Inc. is a pioneer biotechnology company founded in Japan in March 2016 that aims to be the first to commercialize biological products that heal damaged heart muscle in order to treat heart diseases including heart failure. The product can save patients’ lives by preventing risky and expensive heart transplants. Learn more
The company engages in development of RFID which is readable even for the case of back of metal items. This technology would change the world of IoT for various industries. The company is supported by NEDO and its technology is introduced by website of Japanese government. Learn more
SOINN Inc. is a machine learning professional team. We create AI from data for our customers. Prof. Osamu Hasegawa is gathering data scientists to drive automation of knowledge work. Our advantage is not only focusing on deep learning techniques, but also using Self-Organizing Incremental Neural Network, original patent technology, that can start learning from not so big data sets. Learn more
Subject to change
5:00pm – 5:30pm Registration
5:30pm – 5:45pm NEDO opening remarks and Silicon Valley Forum welcome speech
5:45pm – 6:30pm Panel discussion – Commercializing R&D: Overcoming Key Challenges
6:30pm – 7:45pm Startup pitches – 5 min pitch, 4 min Q&A, 2 min feedback
7:45pm – 8:30pm Networking
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