Supporting university-launched startups “Kansai Innovation Pitch #1”

September 19, 2023
Yanmar Ventures Co., Ltd.

Yanmar Ventures Co., Ltd. (HQ: Osaka Japan; CEO/Managing Partner: Nobuyuki Oda), in collaboration with the Kansai Innovation Initiative (KSII), held the “Kansai Innovation Pitch #1” on September 4, 2023. Five university-launched startups took the stage at this pitch, which was attended by 37 participants.

After presentations by the five university-launched startups, participants asked many questions, taking the chance to deepen their understanding of the technologies and businesses of the startups. There was also time for networking after the presentations, in order to promote interaction.

We will continue to support startups in their efforts to address social issues, as well as technological innovation through collaboration with Yanmar Group.

five startups on the panel

“Kansai Innovation Pitch #1” Outline

Date: Monday, September 4, 2023
Location: Yanmar Head Office (YANMAR FLYING-Y BUILDING)

What is Kansai Innovation Pitch #1?

This is the first pitch event to discover and support university-launched startups, held jointly with the Kansai Innovation Initiative (KSII). It is our aim to co-sponsor a second and subsequent events in the future.

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