IE KMD Venture Day

Starts: 3:45 PM 2016
Ends: 7:00 PM 2016
South hall, South School Building Keio University Mita Campus, 108-8345, Japan
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IE KMD Venture Day

Mark your calendar and plan to join IE Business School (IE) for IE KMD Venture Day Tokyo on November 26th, 2016.


Participating start-ups will present their business elevator pitch in front of a jury comprised of a unique mix of industry experts, venture capitalists, business angels and investors.

Over the past four years, IE Venture Day start-ups that pitched their business raised over €12M + in investments!

Register to Attend!

About Venture Days

International Venture Days showcase and celebrate the best of IE Business School’s entrepreneurial spirit. They are host to international startup competitions where the best startups and investors connect and share experiences. Every Venture Day event is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to raise funds from local investors and for investors to get access to quality deal flow leading to the continued development and empowerment of  local and international startup ecosystems.
Since 2013, more than 20 million Euros have been raised in Venture Days.  Hosted twice  annually in Madrid and  in 35 other cities worldwide over the last 2 years, a total of $100,000 in prizes have been awarded.

From Sao Paolo to Shanghai, Venture Days have been bringing together quality deal flow, innovative companies and the IE Alumni network of over 45,000 students and entrepreneurs and investors from the local ecosystems.

Recent participating Venture Day companies have included: Microsoft, Santander, Pearson, Ooredoo, Silatech, DBS Bank, Facebook, Google, Wayra, Beta-I, Endeavor Miami and Colombia Startup.


Here you have some important dates for the Startups to Apply:

  • Deadline of submission: November 14th
  • Announcement of Participating team: November 18th    


We are extending the competition deadline submission until next week. Apply if you are interested! 



Managing Director Venture Lab,
IE Business School

Keio University Graduate School of Media Design
Dean and Professor

Mistletoe, Inc & Chairman - Visionnaire Ventures
Opening - Greeting by Prof. Masa Inakage, Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University
15:45 - 16:00
Greetings by Prof. Paris de L’Etraz
16:00 - 16:15
Guest Speaker - Mr. Taizo Son "A message for the new generation of young entrepreneurs".
16:15 - 16:30
Business plan presentation 1-5
16:30 - 17:30
Coffee break
17:30 - 17:40
Business plan presentation 6-10
17:40 - 18:40
Award Ceremony and Closing
18:50 - 19:00
19:00 - 19:05





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