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Yanmar Ventures Sponsor XTC JAPAN 2022
May 12, 2022
Yanmar Ventures Co., Ltd.
Osaka, Japan (May 12, 2022) - Yanmar Ventures Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Osaka, Japan; CEO, Managing Partner: Nobuyuki Oda; hereinafter “Yanmar Ventures”) sponsored the Regional Qualifying Round of the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world's largest pitch competition for startups, held in Japan on March 9, 2022.
27 companies entered the third XTC JAPAN in 10 categories, including agriculture, food, environment and energy. 10 deep tech (advanced research and development) companies competed in the Japan qualifying round, demonstrating the high technological capabilities of Japanese startups.
Yanmar Ventures was a sponsor of XTC JAPAN for the first time, and CEO, Managing Partner, Nobuyuki Oda participated in discussions as a panelist on the theme of collaborating with startups and solving social issues.
Yanmar Ventures will continue to support startup companies in solving global issues, as well as technological innovation through cooperation with the Yanmar Group.
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About Extreme Tech Challenge
XTC is one of the world's largest pitch contests to discover and support startups radically building a better world with technology to address global challenges such as SDGs. The competitions are held in 21 cities in 16 countries and through online applications by a coalition of about 80 organizations, including leading VCs and major companies around the world. The previous 2021 competition was attended by more than 3,700 startups from 92 countries. The 80 companies competing in the 2021 Global Finals, of which 43% were startups by female entrepreneurs, have raised a total of approximately USD 200 million in funding after the competition.
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