Medopia Co., Ltd. “HIMSS & Health 2.0 Japan 2019” pitch contest, the best award is decided as Zest!
“HIMSS & Health 2.0 Japan 2019” pitch contest, the best award is decided as Zest!
Medpia Co., Ltd. (Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Yo Ishimi, Medpia) and Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Naotoshi Okada), HIMSS (Chicago, Illinois, USA, CEO: Together with Hal Wolf, HealthTech’s global conference “HIMSS & Health 2.0 Japan 2019” (https://www.health2conjapan.com/) will be held on December 9 (Mon) and 10 (Tue), 2019. It was held. On the second day of the “Pitch Contest” held on Tuesday, December 10 (Pitch Final), the best award is Zest Co., Ltd., which provides “ZEST” to hack the shortage of home healthcare (Https://www.zest.jp/) was awarded. This time, it was a double award with the sponsored “Aflac Award”.
(Click here for details of the pitch contest:
[Best Award] [Aflac Award] Yuko Ito, Representative Director ・ Prize / Benefit: 1 million yen / 2 tickets for the 2020 Health 2.0 Annual Fall Conference held in the United States
・ Benefit: Nihonbashi share office usage right and LINK-J membership for 1 year [Image 1
Pitch Final Finalist
In “Pitch Final”, 4 companies selected by document screening and 6 companies, Zest Co., Ltd. and AGREE Co., Ltd., which won 1st and 2nd place in “Lightning Pitch” held on December 9th, will be on stage. did.
* RxAll Inc. was missed due to circumstances.
* For live distribution of “Lightning Pitch”, you can view the archive from the following post on the official Facebook.
Https://www.facebook.com/1648690132015935/posts/2481362322082041/ [Image 2
Pitch Final judge
・ Takaaki Umezawa (Chairman, A.T. Kearney, Inc./CIC Japan)
・ Masao Okazaki (Pfizer Inc. Executive Officer Pfizer Digital Division Head) ・ Yoshikazu Koshiba (Mitsubishi UFJ Research & Consulting Co., Ltd. Social Impact Partnership Division)
・ Ranmi Suzuki (General Manager, Medical Affairs Headquarters (Doctor of Medicine), Janssen Pharma Co., Ltd.)
・ Kazuo Tsubota (Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine)
・ Takuya Miyata (Scrum Ventures founder and general partner) ・ Matthew Holt (Co-Chairman, Health 2.0 LLC)
・ Hiroshi Iwami (Medopia Co., Ltd. President and CEO)
“HIMSS & Health 2.0 Japan 2019” pitch contest overview
The pitch contest of “HIMSS & Health 2.0 Japan 2019” covers services that enable people to live better with technology, from prevention to medical care / nursing care, from food to HR. In the medical / healthcare market, which has dramatically increased the level of attention, we held the challenge of next-generation services that support people’s “living better” with the aim of supporting “HIMSS & Health 2.0 Japan”.
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[Outline of Medpia Corporation]
Company name: Medopia Corporation
Location: 11th floor, Nomura Real Estate Ginza Building 6-18-2 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Established: December 2004
Representative: Hiroshi Ishimi (President, Doctor)
Business description: Operation of doctor dedicated community site “MedPeer” and other related businesses
[Outline of Nikkei Inc.]
Company name: Nihon Keizai Shimbun
Location: 1-3-7 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Established: December 1876
Representative: President and CEO Naotoshi Okada
Business description: A business holding company with newspapers at its core. Develop magazines, books, electronic media, database services, bulletins, radio waves, video, economic and cultural businesses, etc.
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