About Summer/Fall Summit 2019
Plug and Play Japan ran the accelerator program, Summer/Fall Batch 2019, from June through
At the EXPO, 18 awards were given to the startups and corporate partners. (See below)
Startups that earned the largest number of votes from the audience received an award. Award winners were rewarded the opportunity to pitch in front of venture capitals and international corporates at different Plug and Play global offices. Award winners are listed below.
Analyzing real estate transaction information and macro data with AI to visualize the future value of real estate. Development of real estate evaluation model.
Develop online small loan business using AI for unbanked Cambodian people
Development and sales of health management / disease prevention services and products in the dental field
Pioneer of building a fitness training system based on DNA information
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Smart plate that instantly retrieves information by simply holding your smartphone over a battery-free device with a built-in IC chip
is it fresh
Food supply chain with a fresh tag that combines an original sensor and an NFC chip digitalization
Providing an automatic vegetable harvesting robot that uses AI to automatically judge only the best-harvested vegetables and perform unattended harvesting work
Smart communication software tool to support an international conference by translating multiple languages automatically and simultaneously
AI that analyzes human behavior and other behavior
Getting biometrics data while wearing clothes (non-contact)
Corporate Innovation Award
Corporate Innovation Awards were given to the following corporate partners who have passionately engaged with Plug and Play's Summer/Fall 2019 Batch program from startup engagement to operations.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
Ecosystem Builder Award
Ecosystem Builder Awards were given to the most dedicated Champions, people who have devoted themselves to building Plug and Play's innovation ecosystem and engaging their companies during the Summer/Fall 2019 Batch program.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Startup Friendly Award
Startup Friendly Awards were given to the following partners in honor of being friendly to startups in the process of their meetings/collaborative projects. Award winners were selected based on the votes from the selected startups during the Summer/Fall 2019 Batch program.
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
Aflac Innovation Partners G.K.
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Announced the first investment in Plug and Play Japan
At Insurtech EXPO on the first day, we announced the start of startup investment in
About the next batch
The next our program "Winter/Spring 2020 Batch" will start in
Summit Special Website：https://www.plugandplayjapan.info/japansummit
About Plug and Play
Plug and Play supported more than 560 startups in its US Headquarters and 1,100+ startups around the world with 222 investments made through its acceleration programs in 2018. It currently has 750 active portfolio companies including Guardant Health, Honey,
Successful portfolio exits include Dropbox (
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