We will participate in the Japan preliminary round of the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup contest.
Ac-Planta Inc. will participate in the Japan preliminary round of the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition for entrepreneurs tackling global challenges, on March 9, 2022. This is the third time for us to participate in the Japan preliminary round. The two winners of the preliminary round will be selected from among 10 selected companies including Ac-Planta Inc. and will be invited to the XTC World Competition to be held in the United States in June 2022.
From this year, three categories have been divided and newly established: Healthcare, Environment and Energy, and Mobility and Smart Cities. The competition will focus on the marketability of business plans and problem-solving skills in 10 categories that consolidate the 17 SDGs issues. In the previous competition in 2021, more than 3,700 startups from 92 countries around the world participated.
The outline of the XTC JAPAN 2022 is as follows. You can watch it online for free, so please join us!
Date and time: Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 15:00-18:00
Location: Global Business Hub Tokyo (free of charge)
Streaming audio: https://xtcjapan-2022.peatix.com/
For infection control purposes, on-site participation is by invitation only. The general public can participate online.
Event official website: https://nexta.community/xtc-japan-2022/
15:10 Keynote Speech
15:30 Startup Pitch (10 companies: 3-minute presentation + 5-minute Q&A)
17:10 Panel Discussion
17:30 Announcement of results and award ceremony