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Pegasus Tech Ventures Japan Co., Ltd. Startup World Cup 2024 Kyoto Preliminaries: Industry-leading luxury judges are being decided one after another!

Pegasus Tech Ventures Japan Co., Ltd.
Startup World Cup 2024 Kyoto Preliminaries: Gorgeous judges leading the industry will be decided one after another!
The Kyoto qualifying rounds for the world’s largest business pitch contest, “Startup World Cup,” will be held at Kyoto University on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Kyoto, a sacred place for Japanese culture and manufacturing, is actively engaged in innovation activities that will create “the next 1000 years” based on its deep and rich history. This conference was co-hosted with the Kyoto University Graduate School of Management, which is a central player in the field of academia, and is a conference that strengthens industry-academia collaboration. Under the theme of the competition, “For Japan to shine in the world once again,” startups that will spread their wings from Kyoto to the world and build the next generation will be selected. This global pitch contest will be judged by judges who are experts in and leaders in the venture industry. Please come and watch the heated pitch contest at the venue!
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List of Kyoto preliminary judges:
Asteria Co., Ltd. Representative Director/CEO Yoichiro Hirano MPower Partners Fund L.P. General Partner Yumiko Murakami
for Startups, Inc. Representative Director and President Yuichiro Shimizu NTT Docomo, Inc. Alliance Promotion Office Manager Daisuke Oshidari Keiji Imajo, Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. Director/Executive Advisor
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Director/Executive Advisor Naoto Ootoshi
Monozukuri Ventures Co., Ltd. CEO Narumasa Makino
Miyako Capital Co., Ltd. Principal Mr. Rui He
The outline of the Kyoto qualifying round is as follows.
■Startup World Cup 2024 Kyoto Preliminary Overview
Date: May 21, 2024 (Tuesday)
Venue: Kyoto University Centenary Hall
Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
Sponsor: Pegasus Tech Ventures
Co-sponsored by: Kyoto University Graduate School of Management Official website: Spectator ticket application site: Startups, managers, and everyone working on innovation at a business company are welcome to come to the Startup World Cup Kyoto

■About Startup World Cup
The Startup World Cup, hosted by Pegasus Tech Ventures (Headquarters: California, USA, Founder and CEO: Anis Uzzaman), a global investment company based in Silicon Valley, USA, is a global startup ecosystem Founded in 2017 with the aim of fostering business development and entrepreneurship, this year marks the 6th time the event has been held. Preliminaries are held in more than 75 countries and regions around the world, and from among more than 30,000 startup companies that enter each year, the representative companies that make it through each region’s preliminaries will participate in the world finals in San Francisco, USA, and win investment prizes. They will compete for 1 million US dollars (approximately 150 million yen). ■About Pegasus Tech Ventures
Pegasus Tech Ventures is headquartered in Silicon Valley, USA, and accepts LP investments from over 40 major companies around the world, and has so far invested in over 250 startups mainly in the US, Japan, and Southeast Asia. We are a venture capital firm. In Japan, in addition to already listed companies such as Money Forward, Metaps, AirTrip, Monster Lab, and AI CROSS, we have invested in Mujin, SkyDrive, Terra Motors, Unifa, FiNC Technologies, Life is Tech, WizWe, etc. We have a track record of supporting overseas expansion, business alliances, and financing. Learn more about.
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Pegasus Tech Ventures
Person in charge: Ayaka Unno
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