Startup Weekend Tokyo GreenTech 3rd

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:30 - Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:00 JST

Startup Hub Tokyo

Meiji Yasuda Seimei Building(2-1-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku)


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[Startup Weekend Tokyo GreenTech Outline]

     Schedule: Friday, Jan, 17th 18:30 - 19th 21:00
     Place: Startup Hub Tokyo
     Contents: This is an entrepreneurial experience event where participants gathered together to build a team. The theme is "GreenTech". They start a business in 54 hours.
     Participants: All people who want to create new business !! Regardless of age and age, sex, nationality and occupation.

Startup Weekend is the name of the entrepreneurial experience community that began in the United States in 2007 and is also the name of the event.
It was held in over 150 countries and 200,000 people are experiencing it. Since 2009, more than 200 meetings have been held in over 30 cities in Japan, with more than 5,000 people participating in Japan.

Startup Weekend with the theme "GreenTech" will be held in Japan for the first time!
Why do not you try challenging to create a space business by crossing dreams and business perspective?

What is Startup Weekend Tokyo?

Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical or design backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds.
Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees bring their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Over Saturday and Sunday teams focus on customer development, validating their ideas, practicing LEAN Startup Methodologies and building a minimal viable product. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts.

SW is not ideason, Hackathon, business plan contest.
Discover customer's problem. We will build up the product and repeat the verification of the appropriateness of the hypothesis and the solution to the problem. It will be a challenge to how much we can achieve this within a limited time of 54 hours.
Everything necessary for team startup is a condensed program, and SW is also the name of the community for those who continue to challenge. An event called an organizer, which has always been one or more participants' experiences, has been created by the members of the management member, and the community is established by members qualified as facilitators to protect the value of the brand.


"Startup Weekend Tokyo GreenTech" which will be held this time will be a SW as a "theme event" set as the theme "Utilization of technology on Energy, Environment and Sustainability. Participants who want to announce ideas on the first day and want to recruit team members need to pitch 60 seconds along this theme. Also the final pitch in the evening of the last day must be in line with the theme.


1/17(Fri) 1/18(Sat) 1/19(Sun)
18:15 Open Venue 09:35 Open Venue 09:35 Open Venue
18:35 Start mingling with Pizza 14:00 Start Coaching 15:00 Tech-Check
19:00 Start Event 16:00 Finish Coaching 17:00 Final Presentation
20:10 60 seconds pitches 18:00 Dinner 19:00 Winner announced
20:50 Voting 21:00 Day2 Fin 19:30 Party
21:30 Team Building 21:00 Day3 Fin
22:00 Day1 Fin 21:00 Close Venue

Gold Sponsor

TEPCO Ventures, Inc.


GreenTech Labs

Energy Tech Meetup


Experts on Energy, start-ups, and venture investments will join the event as coaches to assist the participating aspiring entrepreneurs in refining their business fundamentals and their pitches.

Tim Romero
Tim Romero is a Tokyo-based entrepreneur, podcaster and author who has started four companies and led Japan market entry for others since coming to Japan more than 25 years ago. Tim hosts the Disrupting Japan podcast, teaches corporate innovation and entrepreneurship at the NYU Shinagawa campus and is CTO of TEPCO Ventures. Tim is deeply involved in Japan's startup community as an investor, founder and mentor.

Shinji Akatsuka
TEPCO Ventures CEO
Takeshi Matsumura
TEPCO Ventures

Takayuki Harada
TEPCO Solution Advance

Junpei Ishii
Future Corporation

Yuriko Iida


Matsumoto Akihisa
READYFOR Inc. Project Manager

Shiode Haruumi
Nature Inc. CEO

Hidemaru Sato
btrax Japan Senior Advisor

Event Details

[Provided from the host]:
7 meals (dinner on the first day, morning, noon and dinner on the 2nd and 3rd days), soft drinks, Alchole (Friday and Sunday).
Pens, post-it and papers.
Wi-Fi, Electricity.
[NOT Provided from the host]: We don't provide Computers and Smartphones. So if it is necessary for you to use those things, please bring them.
[Number of people planning to participate] : 30

【Entry requirements】:

Just like other Startup Weekend, there is no requirement for any qualifications, skills, experience etc that are essential to participate.

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