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PITCH TO THE PRESIDENT! FINEST startup event in Tokyo!

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:30 - 22:00

Microsoft Shinagawa Office 31F seminar room C+D

2-16-3, Konan Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075

Anna Tomberg Kohta Fujii Aki Saarinen Darren Menabney Ayumi Hasegawa 太田智美 金子友樹 Yoshihiro  Ohshima Yuichi Yazaki Risa Kozaki Shimizu  Takumi Yoshiyuki Ponchi Kawai Seiichi Okumiya 向山 しばやん Tsuyoshi Minami + 79 more participants

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FINEST startup event in Tokyo

March 6th, 2014 17:30-22:00 @ Microsoft Shinagawa Office

Shinagawa Grand Central Tower 31F seminar room C+D
2-16-3, Konan Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075

Come and pitch to the most startup friendly president in the world!

H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Republic of Estonia

If you are not pitching then come and learn what are the secrets of the country with the highest number of startups per capita. This country is Estonia – and the US is only second. Estonia and Finland, Tallinn and Helsinki form together one of the hottest and FINEST start-up scenes in Europe – the birthplace of Skype, Rovio and others!

For startups who want to pitch: http://bit.ly/1enW6cF

Event Schedule

17:30 Registration
18:00 Opening by H. E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Republic of Estonia
18:15 Case study: Transferwise
18:30 Case study: Lampserve
18:45 Panel discussion: Grow local, then global – or global from the start?
19:45 Pitching starts
21:00 Networking starts
21:10 Winner announced
22:00 Doors close


Taavi Kotka – Estonian Government CIO, former CEO of Nortal
Martin Talvari – CMO of Startup Sauna, Slush
Shin Iwata – Managing Director of ATOMICO Japan
Shunichi Kajisa - President, Microsoft Development Co., Ltd.

Moderator: Raul Allikivi

Prizes for startups:

  • airline tickets to Latitude59 by Finnair
  • participation at Latitude59’s pitching contest
  • 5 million yen worth of cloud services from Microsoft

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