Global Startup Competition 2023

Get in the Ring Osaka – 2023


Get in the Ring Osaka – 2023 edition aims at identifying the best startups from Japan to test and scale their solutions with our partners. We’re looking for the most promising solutions that are able to shape our future and help solve 21st century challenges in the health department. By participating in Get in the Ring Osaka 2023, startups gain exposure via our global platform of Get in the Ring and have their business displayed for a global audience.

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Application deadline: 19 Dec 2022
Event date: 17 Feb 2023
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Get in the Ring Osaka is part of the Global Startup Competition 2023

At the Global Meetup 2022…

GLOBAL EXPOSURE FOR YOUR STARTUP

Applicants have the chance to test and prove their solutions with partners and be recognized as a leading startup on an international stage. Winning solutions will be communicated to our global network of SuperConnectors, investors, corporates and governments.

TANGIBLE SCALING OPPORTUNITES

Osaka is gaining attention as the growing hub for startups in Asia. Its municipality also provides dynamic support programs, allowing greater cooperation between public and private parties. Based on the strength of the startup ecosystem, the city is ranked second in Japan right behind Tokyo.

… ACCESS TO THE GLOBAL MEETUP

The selected startup of Get in the Ring Osaka will be invited to the Global Meetup 2023. The Global Meetup will be filled with deal-making days with 100+ industry experts, global partners and investors with the goal to support, invest and scale unconventional solutions to global challenges.

Get in the Ring Global Meetup

The Global Meetup is the final of the Global Startup Competition of Get in the Ring. In the past, the event has been hosted in cities such as Medellin to Berlin and from Cascais to Singapore. The destination of the Global Meetup 2023 will be announced soon!

“After winning the Global Meetup 2017, we got investors’ attention and gained the recognition we needed to close a $3m fund. Being part of the Get in the Ring community has been hugely beneficial for us.”

JULIA VELDHUIJZEN VAN ZANTEN – LIFESENSE GROUP

Last year’s winners…

Eaglys, Inc.

A great opportunity to showcase your startup, and to compete for the grand prize – Get in the ring is a great event that helps you get exposure and network with like minded individuals.

 

Mr. Michal Kiezik
Global Director

 

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Hacarus, Inc.

Get in the Ring provides an excellent platform for start-ups to showcase their solutions, reach new customers, partners and investors in a novel and fun way – there are plenty of pitch competitions out there, but none quite like this – boxing ring and all!

 

Mr. Adrian V.J Sossna
VP of Global Sales

 

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HoloAsh, Inc.

It was a pleasure participating in such an amazing pitch competition. It is a great opportunity for startups to convey their message. A practice pitch will allow you to demystify the essential aspects of your startup. Joining the Get in the Ring is the best way to show your value in a short period of time.

 

Yoshua Kishi
CEO

 

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Nihon Agri, Inc.

We are very pleased to have been given the great opportunity at Get in the Ring. It was wonderful to meet with a diverse group of entrepreneurs and investors to enhance our global exposure!

 

Mr. Shohei Naito
CEO

 

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Que Q Thailand

If you have a great story to tell and looking to make an impact in Japan and beyond, then GITR in Osaka is a ÅgmustÅh world-wide pitching competition that will put you in front of the pack.

Get in the Ring gave us an amazing opportunity to gain early exposure and attention from investors, corporates and startup community. Of course, all participating startups are also winners in their own right! Thanks again GITR Osaka!

 

Jim Huang
CEO

 

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Root Inc.

The unique format of a short pitch in the ring creates a sense of tension and comprehensibility.
Best of all, the ringmaster’s understanding and progression at the event was amazing!
I was also inspired by the event and renewed our commitment to continue to create new value and markets for digital content in the agricultural industry.

 

Keisuke Kishi
CEO

 

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