(Mar. 20, Registration required) “HU Global Pitch Challenge 2022” by Japan-India International Linkage Degree Program

ILDP, Hiroshima University holds a pitch contest jointly with BITS Pilani. The selected students from BITS Pilani and HU pitch their business in the HU GLOBAL PITCH CHALLENGE 2022. This pitch contest is certified as an event of Commemorative Events: Japan-Southwest Asia Exchange Year 2022by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

In this contest, selected students’ teams of Hiroshima University and BITS Pilani will pitch their business ideas.

This contest is supported by HAX Tokyo and Sumitomo Corporation, The HAX Tokyo is the accelerator program for startups developing hardware products in Japan. The student groups of Hiroshima University had been mentored by HAX Tokyo for three months and will make final pitches.

Following students’ pitches, Dr. Edwin Olson, CEO of May Mobility, will deliver a keynote speech, explaining how his technology startup business has grown. May Mobility launched autonomous shuttle services in nine cities in the world including Arlington, Texas, Hiroshima University, and has successfully raised global funding.
We welcome students as well as those interested in entrepreneurship and tech business.

 HU Global Pitch Challenge 2022

 Date and Time: Sunday, March 20, 2022, 13:00-16:00 (JST)
 Method: Webinar (Online)
 Language: Japanese/English(Simultaneous interpretation will be provided)
 Registration required: https://bit.ly/3IvWxTZ

  13:00  Opening Remarks 
        Dr. ABE Manabu(Executive Vice President
                (Research and Academia-Government-Community Collaboration))
  13:15  Pitch by 6 teams from HU and BITS Pilani
  14:45  Break
  15:00  Keynote Talk: From Nerd to CEO - the Story of May Mobility-
                 Dr. Edwin Olson, Co-Founder and CEO of May Mobility
  15:40  General Comment and Result Announcement
  15:55  Closing Remarks 
        Dr. FUJIWARA Akimasa(Vice President (Academy of Hiroshima University)


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