"There’s probably no economic center in the world that is as under-utilized as a platform for entrepreneurship as Osaka—there’s a huge local market and talent pool and a huge potential for consumers."

Allen Miner

INHABITANTS

2,725,006

Osaka University Students

23,421

Early stage seed startups

1000

FAST GROWING VENTURES

ArchiTek

FOUNDED: 2011
AI SOLUTIONS

Quantum Biosystems

FOUNDED: 2013
QUANTUM MECHANICS

Sagri

FOUNDED: 2016
AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY
(Get in the Ring Osaka 2019's Winner)
Osaka is part of

Global Startup Competition

The Global Startup Competition of Get in the Ring is an opportunity for startups of different stages to gain exposure and credibility by being selected as a winner of a local event. It's a great chance to be part of a global network to explore business opportunities.

Event

Get in the Ring Osaka 2020 - AI edition

Application Deadline

03 Dec 2020

00. Preparations
Hold on tight! Not much longer until startups can apply.
01. Nominations
We are live! Contracts have been sealed, pencils have been sharpened. Apply for the online competition!
02. Online voting
Let the voting begin! Vote for your favourite startup to earn them a spot among the best.
03. Winner announcement
The moment we have all been waiting for. During this stage, we find out who the winner is and will be joining us at the Global Meetup

Startup applications are now open!

You are now able to apply! The startup with the most votes who are chosen by the champion jury will join the Global Meetup. For more information about this competition check out the event details.

Champion Jury members

Tim Miksche

Founder and CEO transferNET

Ecosystem

Kyoto Chiesangyo Sozonomori
Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Plug and Play Japan KK
Event

Get in the Ring Osaka 2020

Application Deadline

20 Feb 2020

Winners

Congratulations to Holoash, Inc. and Nihon Agri, Inc.

Holoash, Inc. and Nihon Agri, Inc. received a ticket towards the Global Meetup. Holoash, Inc. and Nihon Agri, Inc. will join 100+ other startups for the best opportunities at the Global Meetup.

We thank our Champion Jury members

Naoyuki Ushio

Expert in international business development .

Tim Miksche

Founder and CEO transferNET

Taisuke Alex Odajima

Co-Founder and CEO EDGEof INC

James Coleman

Director Tech Concierge

Runner-ups

Event

Get in the Ring Osaka

Application Deadline

28 Feb 2019

Winners

Congratulations to Sagri and Phybbit Ltd,

Sagri and Phybbit Ltd, received a ticket towards the Global Meetup. Sagri and Phybbit Ltd, will join 100+ other startups for the best opportunities at the Global Meetup.

We thank our Champion Jury members

Naoyuki Ushio

Expert in international business development .

Tim Miksche

Founder and CEO transferNET

Taisuke Alex Odajima

Co-Founder and CEO EDGEof INC

James Coleman

Director Tech Concierge

Runner-ups

Event

Get in the Ring Osaka 2018

Application Deadline

28 Feb 2018

Winner

Congratulations to Trillium Secure, Inc.

Trillium Secure, Inc. received a ticket towards the Global Meetup. Trillium Secure, Inc. will join 100+ other startups for the best opportunities at the Global Meetup.

Runner-ups