Startup Pitch Competition

Entry closed. Thank you for many entry.

The Gateway to Success for Healthcare Startups!
Discover the Next Generation Startups/Service
to Support the Era to Live 100 Years.

This is a well known pitch event within Healthtech/SUM where many startups will pitch
their latest technology/solution seeking for new collaboration.

Finalists shall pitch and discuss their business with judges!

The growing market of Healthtech, Healthtech/SUM will support startups who provide solutions
for how human live better through the cradle to the grave with technology.

Our Features

No.1 Healthtech in 2020 Startup Will Be Presented

No.1 Healthtech in 2020 Startup Will Be Presented

8 Finalists are pitching in main stage, showing idea and technology to update Healthcare.

Don’t Miss the Q&As Between the Startup and the Judges!

Don’t Miss the Q&As Between the Startup and the Judges!

As well as 5minutes pitch, we consider 10minutes Q&As with our knowledge-full judges to decide which to win. Various perspectives must inspire your business sense.

Opportunity for media exposure

Opportunity for media exposure

All applicants are introduced in the morning edition of the Nikkei newspaper which is a great opportunity to increase awareness. The finalists will be chosen by the votes.


Application period
Entry by Tuesday, October 15, 2020


* For the winner
* Sponsor Award is selected separately.

  • Product/service need to be in the healthtech region*1
  • Product/service have launched or the launch date is determined when you apply
  • Representative (CEO, President etc.) can attend to the conference on Dec.10 to do the pitch*2

*1 As referring “healthtech”, we widely accept products/services that utilize technologies to improve “better life”, which includes medicine, caretaking, dietary, HR or others.

*2 Companies that have not been selected as finalists will have the opportunity to revive losers by having them participate in the ""Healthcare Startup Pitch Contest"" on the Nikkei newspaper in November.

Application method

Please register the necessary information and business plan from the dedicated site(refer to “ENTRY NOW”), and the introduction video URL within 3 minutes

Time Schedule

Time Schedule