- Oct. 7, 2019
-- Innovative startup studio Quantometrica and most globally connected incubator hub in Tokyo EDGEof Inc. announce launch of a joint program "Business Catapult" to help selected startups from Japan develop their business. The winner will get free customized software and a chance to join a wide network of investors, business leaders, media and peer founders. Applications accepted till November, 10.
Business Catapult is a free acceleration program for early stage startups, which mission is to help companies become next big stars by providing consulting and technical solutions. The program includes support with concept testing, market research, business strategy, company registration procedures and initial fundraising. The competition winner will receive a free customized software solution for his/her business.
The program is held in batches. Selection to the first batch is open from October, 7 to November, 10, 2019. Application is available to both company founders and individuals with promising business ideas. To participate, fill in the application form on businesscatapult.co
, submit your project's pitch deck and select the things you need support with, e.g. business strategy, market analysis, legal issues et c. The applications will be reviewed based on selection requirements (see "Terms and Conditions" section on the program website). Participants of the first cohort will be announced in December 2019. The acceleration program will take place from December 2019 till March 2020 and end with a Demo Day where all the participants will be able to present their ideas to a number of private investors, who then will choose the winner.
"The key benefit startup founders can get from the program is a tailor-made software solution of any complexity, delivered by Quantometrica. Numerous startups have walked their way from idea to profitable business with assistance of our IT-specialists. The range of our technical support services includes full cycle of software development, CRM and ERP systems, UX and UI-design, creating visual identity from scratch et c. Depending on the stage of a winner's product, we can create a wireframe or go as far as MVP" – says Konstantin Velikotsky, co-founder and partner of Quantometrica.
"EDGEof professional team will work closely with every company and track their progress over 3 months to make sure all selected participants benefit from acceleration program. On top of it, the participants will receive our business advisory and invitation to closed events organized by EDGEof in the heart of Tokyo even after the end of the Competition. We will share our expertise to help your startup propel to the top of the business world" – says co-founder and CEO of EDGEof Inc., Taisuke Alex Odajima.
Any questions on the Business Catapult program can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org