B Dash Camp is a private summit for Japan’s technology leaders, featuring in-depth talks and focused networking with other founders, investors, and senior corporate executives.
Thursday, March 16th–Friday, March 17th, 2017
1. Talks by successful technology founders and industry leaders
2. Pitch Arena
3. Networking between industry leaders from Japan and abroad
1. Corporate CEOs and CXOs responsible for investment, partnerships, and M&A
2. VCs from Japan and abroad
3. Startup founders from Japan and abroad
4. Sponsors & partners
Tokyo Founders Fund
Nikkei Business Publications
Managing Director (Japan), Facebook Japan
Actor/Director & Event Producer
President & Chief Executive Officer, IREP
Draper Nexus Ventures
Senior Executive Vice President, NTT DOCOMO
Chief Executive Officer, SHOWROOM
Executive Board member & CFO, TeamSpirit
Project Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering The University of Tokyo
Frounder & CEO, CROOZ
Chief Executive Officer, FreakOut
MD, CEO, clintal
Founder, Chairman & CEO, GREE
President & CEO, mobcast
A Gathering of Industry Influencers
By invitation only, attendance is mostly limited to decision makers in investment, partnerships, and acquisitions from Japan's largest technology companies, prominent VCs, and tech journalists.
Meet Vetted Startups
Each startup that attends has been vetted by B Dash Ventures or introduced by a partner, with the hope that new business opportunities will arise between these startups and our corporate guests.
Conduct Business on the Spot
The Guest Connector desk can help you meet any type of company or specific guest directly at the event within minutes. Along with private meeting spaces and long networking lunches and dinners, we provide an environment to facilitate your business goals on the spot.
Approximately 600 Guests by Invitation
The Pitch Arena is a pitching competition aimed at both Japanese and overseas startups that are looking to raise funding, announce new products, or are looking for partnerships. Many past pitching startups have met their future investor or partner by participating in the Pitch Arena! Teams may pitch in either English or Japanese.
• Were founded less than 3 years ago
• Have raised less than $2m in total financing
• Have at least a beta product or service developed
Previous Final Round Judges
Previous First Round Judges
Winning 2nd has helped us secure important new customers, many of which contacted us for the first time after seeing how well we did in the Pitch Arena!
In the media
B Dash Campのプレゼンコンテスト「ピッチアリーナ」、優勝は仮想化SIMソリューションのSimgoに (Japanese)
SIMply Victorious: Singapore's Simgo wins B Dash Pitch Arena 2016
最優秀賞は SIM 仮想化ソリューションの「Simgo」が獲得、B Dash Camp 2016 Fall ファイナル (Japanese)