The Global TECH PLANTER accelerator program DEMO DAY is coming to Boston on Nov 15. TECH PLANTER is a unique international seed acceleration program for deep-tech startups. TECH PLANTER brings the best companies from their Asian accelerator to DEMO DAYS in cities around the world. These DEMO DAYS are an opportunity for local companies and investors to see the company pitches for potential partnership and investment. Venture Café is partnering with Leave a Nest,Glocalink and CIC to bring the TECH PLANTER DEMO DAY to Boston.
The Boston TECH PLANTER DEMO DAY is also an opportunity for 10 -12 American startups to participate in a pitch competition. The American company that wins the competition will receive $2,000 and an invitation to travel to the Tech Planter Tokyo event in March 2018 (including travel costs for two people). This visit also includes introductions to business and technology partners to grow your business in Japan and other parts of Asia Leave a Nest will help the winner build a business network in Japan. Leave a Nest has extensive experience connecting real tech startups from around the world Japan with both the R&D and marketing departments of the top Japanese corporations.
We encourage startup companies to apply to pitch via the Global TECH PLANTER website page for the BOSTON DEMO DAY. We are particularly interested in startups in the Biotech, robotics, agri-tech, healthcare, IoT and nanotech spaces. Others are welcome to attend the event to hear the pitches from both the Asian and American startups.
The format for the pitch is seven minutes of presentation & seven minutes for Q&A (judge and audience).