Pegasus Tech Ventures Japan Co., Ltd. Start-up World Cup Japan representative decided! “Looop,” a solar po wer generation and other renewable energy supply business, will advance to the Silicon Valley finals as a representative of Japan!
Pegasus Tech Ventures Japan Co., Ltd.
Start-up World Cup Japan representative decision! “Looop,” a solar power generation and other renewable energy supply business, will advance to the Silicon Valley finals as a representative of Japan! ……………………………………………………………………………………………
Looop selected as the representative of Japan to share joy and the startup World Cup chairman Anis Wooderman and judges.
The Startup World Cup Tokyo Qualifier was held at the Tokyo
International Forum on November 28, 2019 (Thursday) with more than 1,500 visitors, and a representative representative from Japan was selected.
In addition to the message of encouragement to everyone participating in the Startup World Cup by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, this tournament was greeted by Naoichi Takemoto, Minister for Special Missions, and it was held in a grand and luxurious atmosphere. It was.
The prestigious Tokyo Champion was chosen as Looop Co., Ltd. (Head office: Taito-ku, Tokyo, CEO) who decided to establish a company through volunteer activities after the 3.11 Tohoku Earthquake. Soichiro Nakamura, Looop). And for the “SEGA SAMMY Group Award”, the sponsor special award of this tournament, Cinnamon Co., Ltd. received an investment prize of 50 million yen, the “Suntory Award” was awarded by Musca Co., Ltd., and the “Microsoft Japan Award” was awarded by Normy Co., Ltd. did.
“This is the 4th year this year, with more startup entries and more advanced content,” said Pegasus Tech Ventures co-representative partner and CEO Anise Wooderman, who is based in Silicon Valley. The number of large companies that support us has also increased, and we are very happy that this tournament, which contributes to the vitalization of the global ecosystem, was held in Japan. Many investors will gather at the final competition to be held, and I’d like Japan’s representative Loop to work hard to win a $ 1 million investment. ”
Looop will be held in Silicon Valley, the sacred place for innovation on Friday, May 22, 2020 next year. As a representative of Japan, the startups in 60 countries representing each region and the winning investment prize of about 100 million yen And give a presentation. To support the Japanese national team, you can apply for a special training program for 6 days and 4 nights, including the World Finals, organized by JTB Co., Ltd .:
Click here for a video of the start-up World Cup Tokyo qualifier: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nf5fY3uFRWE
In this year’s Startup World Cup Japan Qualifier, the world finals will be held in Silicon Valley, with a total of two companies selected from Japan, including Loop, who won the Tokyo Qualifier, and one company that won the Osaka Qualifier for the first time. Both companies will participate in the war. We are looking forward to applying for and watching the Osaka qualifying after the Tokyo qualifying.
■ Applications for startups and spectators for Osaka qualifying [Startup World Cup 2020 Osaka Qualifying]
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Venue: Osaka Knowledge Theater
Official site: https://www.startupworldcup.io/osaka
Application for startup: https://www.startupworldcup.io/osaka-app Application for watching games: https://0206-swc-osaka2020.peatix.com
■ Startup World Cup
A global business contest sponsored by Pegasus Tech Ventures that supports innovation and entrepreneurship with the aim of building a global startup ecosystem. This year, qualifying will be held in more than 60 countries / regions, and the world ’s top startups, VCs, entrepreneurs and major companies will gather at the final competition in San Francisco. Will receive an investment prize.
■ About Pegasus Tech Ventures
Pegasus Tech Ventures is headquartered in Silicon Valley, USA and has accepted LP investments from more than 30 major companies worldwide. So far, it has invested in more than 150 startups, mainly in the US, Japan and Southeast Asia. Is a venture capital. In Japan, companies such as ZUU, Genie, Money Forward, Evolable Asia, Metaps, and Dee Lee, as well as Terra Motors, Unifa, Monster Lab, Star Festival, Life is Tech, Eddie, FiNC, etc. We have a track record of supporting overseas expansion of these investment destinations. Learn more about. https://www.pegasustechventures.com/?lang=en
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