Welcome to TECH PLANTER in MALAYSIA

DEMO DAY event will be held on May 12th (Sat) 2018 at Kuala Lumpur!

Registration is finished for 2018. Thank you for applying!
Application deadline date: Mar 30th 2018

Please e-mail to [email protected] if you have any question or any inquiry

This program is focusing on early stage deep-tech startups & pre-startup researchers passionate about business

Especially…

  • In the field of Biotech, robotics, agri-tech, healthcare, IoT, nanotech
  • In the stage of Seed until series A round, but pre-startup academic researcher team is always welcome to join!

Prize for the Winner

  • Invitation to visit Singapore in July 2018 to attend our DEMO DAY to pitch in front of directors from Japanese large corporations & VCs in Singapore.
    • Air tickets for two members & accommodation fee will be covered
  • 300,000 JPY (About 2,700 USD) for the Award

 Other awards will be given, too!

TECH PLANTER is…

  • TECH PLANTER is a unique international seed acceleration program for deep-tech startups. We open a series of showcase DEMO DAY type pitch events around the world. This is the  4th DEMO DAY we opened in Malaysia.

Who should be the applicants of this DEMO DAY event?

  • Any deep tech based early (seed~series A) startups & even pre-startups academic researchers who have desire to bridge to Japanese market. We can set up a series of mtg with Director~ CXO level persons in Japanese big companies.
  • Ones who have had hard time in difficult prototyping. We have strong connection to best Japanese factories in many fields.

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Program Description & Key Dates

Program Description

The program is composed of 3 parts

DEMO DAY:

  • We will select 12 teams from the applicants to pitch out in front of local VCs, accelerators, and Japanese big corporations. This is the showcase of your technology and service.

Mentoring session for the trip to Singapore

  • The winner will get a ticket to come to Singapore in July 2018. We will host your visit to attend another pitch event organized by us. After the competition, we will have communication to maximize your visit to Singapore.

Visit to Singapore

  • We will host your Singapore visit and set up a series of mtgs. Some of our alumni teams got a deal based on this session (deal includes the start of research collaborations, start of strategic partnerships & etc)

Key Dates

  • Application open date: Jan 1st 2018
  • Application deadline date: Mar 30th 2018
  • 12 finalists will be selected based on submitted proposals: TBD
  • Web based presentation coaching session: TBD
  • Pitch event date: May 12th

About DEMO DAY on May 12th, 2018

Schedule of the Event

May 12th (Sat), 2018

7min presentation & 5min Q&A is the format for the pitch

Below is tentative schedule:

11:00-11:30 Registration
11:30-12:15
Opening ceremony
  • Welcoming remarks by : Ms.Nami Akinaga, Managing Director, Leave a Nest Malaysia / Mr.Abdul Hakim Sahidi, TECH PLANTER Project Leader
  • Keynote speech: Dr. Mizuguchi, COO, Metabologenomics, Inc.
  • Guest speech: ACeT Innovates
  • Introduction of judges and judging criteria
12:15-13:05
Round1 4 participants/teams  (7 mins presentation + 5 mins Q&A)
13:05-14:00
LUNCH + PRAYER TIME
14:00-14:50
Round2 4 participants/teams total 14 mins (7 mins presentation + 5 mins Q&A)
14:50-14:55 5 min break
14:55-15:45
Round3 4 participants/teams total 14 mins (7 mins presentation + 5 mins Q&A)
15:45-15:50 5min Break
15:50-16:50
Judging time (for Panel of judges)
Lightning pitch from audiences
16:50-17:20
Result Presentation
Comments from judges (overall comments and specific teams)
Closing remarks
17:20-17:30 Group Photo
17:30-18:00 Networking

VENUE

Dewan Mahkota, Sme Corp, Level 5,  Platinum Sentral, Kuala Lumpur

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Partners & Organizer

Partners

Organizer

Alumni Teams