賢者の選択 LEADERS CLUB

Prime Sponcer:Nihon M&A Center Inc. Nihon Trim Co., Ltd. HORIBA, Ltd SBI Holdings, Inc. H.I.S. Co., Ltd. P ARK Holdings Co., Ltd.
Supported by:Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

About JEA

JEA (Japan Entrepreneur Award) is one of the large size business model contest in Japan supported by Japan's top executive community. It is aim to accelerate next generation entrepreneurships in Japan by encourage entrepreneurs in the startup stage. The contest links entrepreneurs with a wide network of community of top executives to benefit from their expert advice, and support.

The second time final pitch contest and awards was aired on the "Kenja no Sentaku Leaders" in the corner of TV program "Business LAB"

[On-air date] BS12  May 14, 2017 · Nikkei CNBC  May 21, 2017 · SUNTV  May 22, 2017

About 4 minutes  ※ Volume adjustment recommended.

Guidelines

Eligibility

  • Application as a team also accepted with the name of representative of the team
  • Business plan has not commercialized, or less than three years of commercialization
  • Able to attend final pitch contest and award ceremony held in Tokyo on April 19, 2018 (airfare, accommodation and transportation to the venue will be supported by organizer)

Required Contents

In order to complete the submission you will need to send us the following:

  • Describing the business idea including business growth strategy, or business idea based on solid assumption of the coming future with logic
  • PR material of contestant
  • Selected contestants for the final pitch contest will be notified individually.
    Two to Three contestants will be selected from each category for the final round (pitch contest).
    Selected contestants will be invited to compete a 5minutes pitch contest held in Tokyo.

Submission

Please fill out the application form below and submit with materials. No restrictions on format or style. (be free and creative)

*Material should not exceed 35MB.

Note

  • Language should be in Japanese or English
  • Organizer shall not be responsible for any trouble regarding submitted contents
  • Organizer will not be able to response individual inquiries on selection situation

Outline of the contest

  • 1

    Open Application

  • 2

    First Round Contestants
    announcement

    2 contestants will be selected for the final round from each category
    Successful Contestants will be selected based on contents

  • 3

    Final Round pitch contest

    Twe contestant will be selected from each category
    Successful winner for each category will be selected based on pitch contest performance.

  • 4

    Award Ceremony

    Grand Prize winner will be selected by contents, performance of the pitch contest, and vote of our community members (One Grand prize winner will be selected from category winners)

Schedule

  • October 2017 - January 31, 2018 23:59

    Submission

  • End of February 2018

    First Round Winner Announcement

  • March 12, 2018

    Final Round Pitch Contest

  • April 19, 2018

    Winner announcement and Award ceremony (IMPERIAL HOTEL TOKYO)

Categories

Please select and submit under the following six categories ;
*selection not limited to one category - multiple selection of the category is accepted if it applicable

Management Solution
Nihon M&A Center Award
Supported by
Nihon M&A Center Inc.
Yasuhiro Wakebayashi
Through M&A support services, we, Nihon M&A center have been engaging in "continuation and development of SME", and "further growth of listed company and mid-sized company". Looking into two different realities -Depopulation and Globalization has become ever more apparent in Japan; we shall expect to see the business idea with growth strategy in line with business succession, talent hiring, development and management planning, as well as work efficiency acceleration plan to invite both company and people to manifest its aptitude.
Medical
Nihon Trim Award
Supported by
Nihon Trim Co.,Ltd.
Shinkatsu Morisawa
Under the corporate philosophy of "contribute to the creation of a pleasant and healthful human lifestyle", Nihon Trim has been challenging in new business field aggressively with venture spirit, aiming to grow as a global medical company. With strong will, dreams will definitely come true. We, ourselves have been realizing this, declaring "I will" instead of "I wish". We are looking forward to see new business idea with high-potential, society-significant that enables us to challenge the global market together.
Science
HORIBA Award
Supported by
HORIBA, Ltd
Atsushi Horiba
Inspired by our unique motto, "JOY and FUN," we focus on social responsibilities by building state-of-the-art products for scientific advancement. Life, Nature, and Universe - Science has been always the object of search for man and continual source of inspiration. An insatiable inquiring spirit leads to discovery of unknown, finding of fundamental principles, then finally leads to establishment of technology, adding an innovative idea to this flow would become driving force behind the production of new innovation.
Science is a fountain of innovation, and its power enables a creation of new business.
Science based flexible yet dream-inspiring business idea and proposal, is what we are looking forward to see.
Healthcare
YOSHITAKA Kitao Award
Supported by
SBI Holdings, Inc.
Yoshitaka Kitao
To live in good health is a mankind's common desire. Unlike financial industry, Healthcare industry entry barriers are relatively low for it less subjected to restrictions and different legislative system of each country.
We are looking forward to see the innovative idea and proposals that enables Japan to take a great lead in global market, contributing health enhancement and long life of mankind by drug development, health food, or development of medical equipment.
Robotics
Supported by
H.I.S. Co., Ltd.
Hideo Sawada
At the present moment, various industries are trying to achieve the low-cost.
As for my company, we have been implementing robots to increase the productivity as it one of the ways to achieve the goal. We think for Japan to gain competitiveness in global market, it is expected to utilize robot more effectively. We look forward to see flexible, innovative ideas.
Entertainment
(social contribution)
MASAHIDE Shoji Award
Supported by
P ARK Holdings Co., Ltd.
Masahide Shoji
I have been working under the corporate philosophy of "Creating the customer expectations and values, and becoming an organization that society can rely on",
In fact our credo is "Our business is to make everyday living more fun".
We look forward to see the business idea that makes world more fun with an evolving entertainment.

Application Form

Please fill out below and submit with materials

submit

Submission close : 23:59 January 31, 2018

Final Round Pitch Contest

Prize winner

Management Solution -Nihon M&A Center Award-

not applicable

Medical -Nihon Trim Award-

Infinite
Ms.Mariko Mitsueda

Science -HORIBA Award-

Uchu co., Ltd.
Mr.Shunsuke Tsuboi

Healthcare -Yoshitaka Kitao Award-

ADWELL Inc.
Mr.Kazuki Ohara

Robotics

ECOLOGGIE
Mr.Seiya Ashikari

Entertainment -Masahide Shoji Award-

LAETIA
Mr.Takuya Ishikawa

Past winners

Grand
Prize
Category
Award

Science -HORIBA Award- Supported by HORIBA, Ltd

Infostellar Inc. Naomi Kurahara

Category
Award

Innovation -Daiwa House Award-
Supported by Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.

Laxus Technologies Inc. Shoji Kodama

Category
Award

Management Solution -Nihon M&A Center Award-
Supported by Nihon M&A Center Inc.

LiB,Inc. Yosuke Matsumoto

Category
Award

Medical -Nihon Trim Award-
Supported by Nihon Trim Co.,Ltd.

Future Standard Co., Ltd. Satoshi Toriumi

Category
Award

Healthcare -Yoshitaka Kitao Award-
Supported by SBI Holdings, Inc.

Settsuro Tec Co., Ltd. Tatsuya Takemoto

Category
Award

Robotics -Hideo Sawada Award-
Supported by H.I.S. Co., Ltd.

Future Standard Co., Ltd. Satoshi Toriumi

Category
Award

Entertainment -Masahide Shoji Award-
Supported by P ARK Holdings Co., Ltd.

MyDearest Inc. Kento Kishigami