NEDO welcomes you to the Pitch Luncheon introducing seven world class startups creating disruptive technologies in SaaS, IoT, artificial intelligence and more. The event will be held at the Japan Islands stage and will be moderated by Aya Iwasuji from Empowered Being Global and Klaus Wehage from 10x Innovation Lab who are supporting U.S. expansion of Japanese startups. The event will start from 12:00 pm and NEDO welcomes all the participants to join the startups at an exclusive lunch hour with Japanese style "Bento boxes" after which the pitches will be held from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at the terrace.
Join us to celebrate Japanese culture and technology!
About NEDO: NEDO, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, is the largest public R&D funding agency with a $1.3 billion annual budget under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. NEDO supports Japanese startups’ technology commercialization, business development and international expansion by providing funding, mentorship and training programs.
Co-Founder and CSO
Kazunori Kawanobe, Mayuresh Soni
|Life is Tech, Inc
|Cinnamon AI Inc.
Co-Founder and COO
NEDO Executive Director
Director General, NEDO Silicon Valley Office
12:00-12:10 pm Welcome Remarks and Introduction of NEDO by NEDO
12:10-12:15 pm Introductions by Klaus Wehage and Aya Iwasuji
12:15-12:55 pm Startup Pitches (5-minute pitch by eight companies)
12:55- 1:00 pm Final Remarks