Get in the Ring Osaka 2018

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LOCATION

Osaka , Japan

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DATE

Feb 28, 2018

2018-02-28 00:00:00 2018-02-28 00:00:00 Asia/Beirut Get in the Ring Osaka 2018 Japan Erwin Retel erwin.retel@gitr.co


NEED GLOBAL EXPOSURE?

Compete against thousands of startups globally, win awards, get exposure and connect with fans to scale up your business.

About this event

Get in the Ring Osaka 2018 is a selection event for the Global Startup Competition of the Get in the Ring Foundation. This yearly pitch competition challenges you to show what you’ve got in an actual ring. Through 1-on-1 battles, you will compete for awards, a place in the Global Meetup and the attention of potential fans.

CHAMPION JURY MEMBERS

Oscar Kneppers

Founder of Rockstart


Oko Davaasuren

Regional Director of Techstars in Asia


Gidi Schmerling

Director of Media Relations at the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality


Program

Participating in Get in the Ring is not only about winning the competition.

Therefore we have a great program:





10:00 - 12:00 

Pitch Training

Practise your pitch together with peers and get feedback from experts during these training sessions

12:00 - 13:30

Networking Lunch

The best way to meet people is during an informal networking lunch

13:30 - 17:00

Selection pitches

During the selection round you will pitch for a spot on the main stage of the selection event. You will have to pitch in front of an experienced jury and convince them why you should proceed to the next round.

13:30 - 17:00

SPEED DATING SESSIONS

Participate in ont-on-one speed dating sessions with investors business leaders and discover business opportunities together. 

18:30 - 20:30, doors open at 18:00

BATTLES

The highlight of every Get in the Ring event. During the award show the best startups will battle on the main stage, show what they’ve got and compete for the attention of potential fans and a ticket to the global final

20:30 - 21:30

NETWORKING After party

After a full day of learning, connecting, innovating and competing it is time for some drinks. It will be an afterparty full of great experiences

Why participate
For every participant we have great opportunities:


Millions of fans
Connect with potential fans such as investors, corporates, talent and experts involved
Global exposure
Get global exposure and contacts through a network in 100+ countries
Pitch Perfect
Participate in an exciting and educating process to perfectionize your pitch and get feedback from experts

Global Meetup
Win awards and a ticket to the final at the Global Meetup in May 2018


“This was a really amazing event, high energy, high impact and the stakes as an entrepreneur pitching have never been higher” - Justin Coetzee, Founder GoMetro

Startups we are looking for
Get in the Ring is cross-industry. We live by the rule that the future is uncertain and innovation comes from areas you can't foresee.
Whether you are in robotics, software, agriculture or medtech for us it's all good. We do however have a preference for startups that are aiming to make a positive impact in this world.

Requirements Startups
Can you imagine yourself, standing in the ring, battling head-to-head, making fans and do you meet the requirements below? 
Then you're good to go!

  •  Innovative and scalable business idea/model
  •  Launched less than 8 years ago
  •  Pitch fluently in English

  • SPONSORS

    previous global winners


    Risparmo Super

    Global Winner Get in the Ring ’12


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    Global Winner Get in the Ring ’13


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    Global Winner Get in the Ring ’14


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    DOT

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    EDUPASS

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    HARGOL FOODTECH

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    LIFESENSE GROUP

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    ARE YOU READY TO GET IN THE RING?


    Motivation

    Learning Goals