Startup Arena

This is a past event

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Welcome to Startup Arena!
We are hosting one of the most exciting pitch events of the year in collaboration with our partner group, Startup Lady.
Through this collaborative effort we aim to provide an opportunity for early-stage startups to present their product, service or business ideas in front of a panel of renown judges, including representatives of VC firms and proven Entrepreneurs.
This event will include a post contest networking session where you will be able to meet entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts from Tokyo as well as from all around the world. Network with industry leader, discover cutting edge products and technologies, and mingle with talented individuals and possibly stumble upon your next career opportunity.


• 18:30 Reception/Networking
• 19:30 Opening Introductions
• 19:40 Pitches + Demo +QA
• 20:30 Networking
• 22:00 Closing

Fee : Donation based to help us keep doing these events



Adam Boujida - Founder @ Aoiship, Inc.
Tokyo-based E-Commerce + Integrated Influencer Marketing Platform to originate and supply designer fashion worldwide while connecting and matching influencers from abroad to Japanese fashion designers through technology. Aoiship will begin services for Japan and the United States starting July 2019.

Toru Yamanaka - Founder @ Novars Inc.
We provide Smart IoT battery “MaBeee” . It can also be used for products using batteries and products that make new electronic circuits. This product is a device that can convert personal products into IoT.

Satomi Fuluya - CEO @ Clarity K.K.
Clarity is an employer database for working women to find the best workplace. We provides wide range of standardized data/info as well as company scores based on original indicators focusing on diversity.

Yusuke Yamazaki - Founder @ Hapbeat LLC
Hapbeat is an easy-to-wear wearable haptic device which can enhance the immersion of digital contents such as VR, gaming, music, movie, etc.

Kazuna Yamamoto - Founder @ Social Ace
Social Ace is an online platform that accelerates Eco-Social activities by connecting NGO's, firms and individuals. Social Ace provides a place where NGO's can raise funds, sell merchandise, get volunteers while having their own profile where they can build stronger connections with supporters.

Hitomi Abiko - Co-Founder @ 株式会社SKYDEA
Fether is a social app that gathers people around shared interests in small groups. Fether seeks to create a comfortable environment to easily create new friendships in the face of rising loneliness and depression.


Who we are
We are a group of entrepreneurs/engineers who have a strong interest in tech and startups.
We share a common goal to grow and serve Tokyo’s tech and startup ecosystem.