[Event Report] “Global Startups Pitch 2022 in Japan Vol.3” held on March 30th
Global Startups Pitch 2022 in Japan Vol.3 Latin American startups online event was successfully held on March 30th 2022.
▼Event details URL (Japanese page): Global Startups Pitch 2022 in JAPAN vol.3
The “Global Startups Pitch 2022 in JAPAN” is a pitch event organized 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.3 event featured 5 Latin American startups in the fields of AgriTech, Wood Technology, Logistics, Robotics and Cybersecurity industries. All companies presented their potential business including their new technologies during this event.
Companies on stage
Carryt performs carbon neutral efficient urban deliveries for CPG, D2C and Ecommerce companies in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil by empowering gig economy drivers with their route optimization technology. Carryt supports climate change by offsetting in real time al CO2 emissions generated and co-financing the change from combustion vehicles into EVs.
Instacrops is a simple dashboard that helps farmers maximize their crop yields. Farmers use Instacrops to increase their crops yield by 12% on average. Instacrops live in 300+ customers across Latam and has reached more than $1.100,000 in recurring revenues, growing 2x year over year. This is a startup with a proven track record of being selected by VC Accelerator and Y Combinator in North America.
■strong by form (Chile)
strong by form bonds nature and technology to build a sustainable future. Their Woodflow technology allows producing high-performance lightweight timber-based composites strong enough to become an alternative to materials such as aluminum or fiber-reinforced plastics on vehicles and steel and concrete on buildings at a fraction of their weight and environmental impact.
TUMI robotics uses robots and artificial intelligence to perform inspection, digitalization, and diagnosis of critical infrastructure and natural capital for the mining, energy, and oil & gas industries. They do this 10x faster and with 0 accidents.
■VU Security (Argentina)
VU™ offers a centralized platform to consolidate digital identities and implement strong access and authentication solutions. Their holistic security paradigm prioritizes the online persona throughout its whole lifecycle. Used internally to manage workforce or externally for clients and contractors, their technology enables organizations to operate seamlessly and eliminate identity fraud. Through VU™, customers can leverage modern capabilities over any application or environment, reducing operative costs through automation and vendor consolidation. VU™ is now in 27 countries and protects more than 350 million users around the world.
These 5 startups working on sustainable growth and environmental problems solution. All with more than 10 years of industry experience. They are in the growth stage, with a potential business model that focus on SDGs, such as decarbonation by optimizing delivery routes, composite wood materials that can replace aluminum and plastic, and AI robots (inspection, diagnosis, critical infrastructure) used in the mining and energy resources. Those issues are also common issues in Japan, and it seems that there is high potential for entry and growth into the Japan market.
After the pitches, there were many questions from the audience (the most ever in this “Global Startups Pitch in JAPAN” series). Currently there are some companies have shown interest in looking for business opportunities with the participated startups. Individual Meeting is expected to carry out week after the event.
“Global Startups Pitch 2022 in JAPAN vol.4 Special Edition Malaysian Startups” (Scheduled to be held on September 2022, further detail will be announced later)
“Global Startups Pitch in JAPAN” is an online pitch event held continuously. After few events held, we received attentions from organization, such as investors, government agencies, and major companies. In addition, we also hold various events and programs for those who are interested to tie-up or investing into overseas startups.
We are looking forward to meet more overseas startups with their new technologies and service in the future. Please continue to join us!
Tsucrea Co., Ltd. / Technology Seed Incubation Co., Ltd. (TSI)
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