Synergies between India and Japan’s innovation ecosystems are extensive. Signing of a joint statement between the Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry of Japan, and Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India paved the way for a vast pool of initiatives to accelerate startup collaboration.
In furtherance of this concerted vision, Startup India has partnered with Embassy of India, Tokyo to help Indian startups with an exclusive opportunity to explore Japan as a potential business destination. To achieve the same, the second series of focused pitching sessions are being organised for Indian startups to pitch their innovations to Japanese investors and business corporations for exploring investment, strategic business, and technical collaborations.
Startups selected for the pitching sessions are winners and finalists of the National Startup Awards 2021 organized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) to recognize and reward outstanding Indian startups. Each of the winning startups have been selected meticulously by various panels of industry experts nominated by DPIIT.
The previous pitching series saw overwhelming participation from stakeholders across India and Japan. We encourage all ecosystem enablers, investors, and stakeholders to explore the upcoming sessions to view some of India’s leading solutions in sectors such as Energy, Enterprise Systems, Fintech, Food Processing, Industry 4.0 and Space.