[Event Report] “Global Startups Pitch 2022 in Japan Vol.2” held on March 30th
We held a pitch event where notable startups from Africa took the stage.
▼Event details URL (Japanese page) : Global Startups Pitch 2022 in JAPAN vol.2
The “Global Startups Pitch 2022 in JAPAN” is a pitch event hosted by Tsucrea Co., Ltd. and Technology Seed Incubation Co., Ltd. The main purpose of this event is to introduce innovative and socially significant overseas startups that are looking for funding and business opportunities to Japanese market.
This Vol.2 event featured four African startups in the fields of Healthcare and AI. Two companies from Nigeria, and each from Tunisia, South Africa took the stage and showed us the passion of African startups.
■Companies on stage
OneHealth is an online Pharmacy and healthcare platform providing access to medicines and healthcare solutions, for the long-term survival of Africans.
iCompass is an Artificial Intelligence startup specialized in Natural Language Processing solutions using the latest Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning technologies to develop speech transcription services, automatic voice generation and chatbot/voicebot products. iCompass’ unique work on under-represented African languages and Arabic dialects helps bridge the linguistic gap between people and companies doing business in the MEA region.
Welo Health (South Africa)
Welo is an African HealthTech startup solving the problem of access to Healthcare for Africans using smart technology. We deliver @home healthcare and @home medicine on demand and when it’s needed the most. We aim to scale our solutions beyond our African borders and advocate for Access to healthcare in a digital Era.
Chekkit Technologies Corp. (Nigeria)
Chekkit provides world class patented blockchain based serialization, consumer intelligence, engagement & loyalty software as a service with proven success stories in authentication and traceability of packaged consumer goods and pharmaceutical products.
【Chekkit Technologies Corp.】
The presenters of the four companies are trying to solve the problems in Africa. They have over 10 years of experiences on their industries and have high growth potential, not only in terms of English language skills, but also in terms of the fact that many of them have business models that are looking at global issues related to human life and communication. If they are well matched, potential investments can be expected.
After the pitches, there were many questions from the audience, and currently there are some Japanese venture capital and companies have shown interest in the participated startups and looking forward for individual interview. We are currently working on arranging individual meetings with each of the startups.
Thu, June 16, 10:00am ~ 11:30am (JST) “Global Startups Pitch 2022 in JAPAN vol.3 up & coming Latin American Startups” (Scheduled, the registration page will be announced on May)
We will also hold various other events to connect overseas startups with Japanese companies, include Latin American pitch events. Please join us!
Tsucrea Co., Ltd. / Technology Seed Incubation Co., Ltd. (TSI)
Japan Strategic Capital Co., Ltd.
CAPSA Capital Partners