Win Your Way to Kyoto

Win Your Way to Kyoto at the Deep Tech Forum: A Call for Deep Tech Startups!

Attention all pioneering deep tech startups in Toronto, Pittsburgh and New York City! Seize your opportunity to dazzle on an international platform. The Deep Tech Forum warmly invites three innovative startups to join us in Kyoto, Japan—a city renowned for its rich cultural heritage—for a trailblazing event on March 7th and 8th, 2024. This extends beyond a mere showcase of innovation; it’s a golden chance to forge connections with investors and strategic partners in Japan, a nation where manufacturing beats at the very heart of its economy.

What’s in Store for You?

Prizes and Support

  • 🥇 1st Prize: $1,000
  • 🥈 2nd Prize: $500
  • 🥉 3rd Prize: $300

These prizes are not just a token of appreciation but a substantial subsidy to cover your travel expenses to Kyoto.

How to Enroll?

Participating is as simple as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Attend one of these three Deep Tech Forum Events: Toronto (Jan 15), Pittsburgh (Jan 17), or New York City (Jan 19). Sign up for the one nearest to you, choose a “startup” ticket and be a part of it.
  2. Drop Your Business Card: Find the program enrollment box at the event and drop in your business card. It’s your ticket to potentially being one of the chosen startups. Don’t forget your business card with your company’s website on it!
  3. Await the Vote: Applications will be shortlisted for audience votes. The winners will be chosen through a vote by the Japanese audience of Monozukuri Ventures’ eNewsletter. This adds an exciting layer of audience engagement to the selection process.

A Platform to Connect

The Kyoto event is not just a competition; it’s a hub for networking. Investors and strategic partners present at the event may request exclusive meetings with startups, offering a unique opportunity for one-on-one interactions. Plus, an open networking session is scheduled for March 8th, giving you even more chances to connect and collaborate.

As part of our commitment to fostering a vibrant community, we invite all deep tech startups to join our exclusive Slack channel: Monozukuri Community. This platform is a hub for you to connect, discuss, and stay updated with everything related to the Deep Tech Forum.

Why Kyoto?

Kyoto, known for its historical significance and cultural richness, offers the perfect backdrop for innovation and technology. Blending the old with the new, it symbolizes the journey of startups – transforming traditional ideas into futuristic solutions.

Who Can Participate?

This invitation extends to all deep tech startups! Whether you’re in the early stages or scaling up, we welcome you to be part of this dynamic event. It’s your chance to showcase your innovative solutions, gain international exposure, and forge meaningful connections.

Your Next Steps

Seize this Opportunity!

This is more than just a competition; it’s a stepping stone to global recognition and valuable partnerships. Don’t miss out on the chance to be a part of the Deep Tech Forum in Kyoto. We can’t wait to see what you bring to the table!