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TGA 2022" and the Results of the Pitch Review Committee
TGA (Tohoku Growth Accelerator) 2022" is a program sponsored by the City of Sendai to support the growth of startups and new businesses, with the aim of creating a startup ecosystem and creating new role models that will "change the world from Sendai and Tohoku. The program is sponsored by the city of Sendai to support the growth of startups and companies trying out new businesses.
This year was the 6th year of the contest, and 70 startups applied. Of these, 15 passed the initial screening based on application documents and participated in a pitch judging session held in Sendai City on Friday, September 16, 2022, where they each gave a 3-minute pitch. As a result of the rigorous screening process, 10 companies were selected for TGA2022. The selected applicants will participate in lectures, mentoring, workshops, matchmaking with Silicon Valley investors and VCs, and local tours to promote their businesses.
The ten adopters are as follows
|1||aipass Corporation||Proposal for aipass for hotels to strengthen the management of the lodging business with DX|
|2||ALAN Corporation||Development of a behavior change application to achieve exercise habits for neurological diseases|
|3||Oyama Care Service Co.||Lifestyle Support Tablet for the Elderly "Yu Yu Tablet|
|4||The Phage, Inc.||Development of an application for diabetes treatment with automatic blood glucose level prediction function by AIhttps://thephage.life/|
|5||Sendai Smart Machines Co.||Development of a stand-alone power supply sensor system for IoT and equipment monitoring using an oscillating energy harvester|
|6||Tablecloth Co.||Local SMEs Sell Their Food Products on byFood.com's Cross-Border EC for Regional Development|
|7||TOYKAKE Corporation||Self-Coaching App "Toykake" to Help Workers Increase Self-Awareness and Take on Challenges of Their Own|
|8||Biz Freak Inc.||Propose solutions to issues in new business development through 3x faster development, big data, and UX design|
|9||Mindbento||Second Brain Software for Knowledge Workers|
|10||Yukarie Corporation||Gieber FOOD" (second establishment), which aims to challenge the super-aging society and create a new way of regional circulation.|
Overview of the future schedule for TGA 2022
Program Kickoff Online Event : October 11, 2022 from 3:00 p.m.
Lectures/mentoring/workshops: Early October 2022 - End of March 2023
Sendai Meetup: October 26-28, 2022
Silicon Valley Boot Camp: January 16-20, 2023
Results presentation: Late February 2023 (Sendai)
Mid-March 2023 (Tokyo)
One of the major features of TGA2022 will be the first joint program with Silicon Valley investors and VC professionals (Sendai Meetup and Silicon Valley Boot Camp). At the Sendai Meetup, investors and VC officials from Silicon Valley will be invited to meet with selected companies. In the Silicon Valley Boot Camp, selected companies will visit Silicon Valley and participate in local pitch events and social events to provide networking opportunities.
1 Acceleration programs: Initiatives in which major companies and local governments provide investment and support to startup companies with the aim of co-creating businesses.
Press release regarding "Global Startup Creation and Networking Services" commissioned by the City of Sendaihttps://mirai-works.co.jp/pressrooms/news602
Our press release on the recruitment of companies to participate in the Tohoku Growth Accelerator (TGA) 2022 in Sendai, Japanhttps://mirai-works.co.jp/news/news603/
About Mirai Works, Inc.
|name of company||Mirai Works Co.|
|Location||Minato Ward, Tokyo|
|representative||Shoji Okamoto, President and Representative Director|
|Business Overview||Providing professional-focused human resource services and solution services|
40,000 registered professionals and 3,400 clients (as of June 30, 2022)
|uniform resouce locator||https://www.mirai-works.co.jp/|
Freelance matching service "FreeConsultant.jp".https://freeconsultant.jp/
Adult internship" job search support service with trial operation
Professional Career" job change support service
FIND CAREERS, a career information site to improve your ability to change jobshttps://www.findcareers.jp/
Skill Shift, a local sideline web platform
Glocal Mission Jobs (GMJ), a local job search web platformhttps://glocalmissionjobs.jp/
Glocal Mission Times, a news site about working in rural areashttps://www.glocaltimes.jp/