Overview

  • B Dash Camp 2015 Spring in Fukuoka will be held with the goal of making it a place for guests to springboard their businesses globally with sessions, lectures, and networking with both local and international internet company founders.

    • Date

      Wednesday April 8th–Friday April 10th, 2015

      Venue

      Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk
      2-2-3, Jigyohama, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, 810-8650, Japan

      Conference Details

      • Talks by tech pioneers and startup success cases
      • A pitching competition for emerging startups
      • Booths for startups to demo products
      • Networking between industry leaders from Japan and abroad

      Guests

      • Internet industry executives
      • Startup founders and management from Japan and abroad
      • Blue chip executives and VCs from Japan and abroad
      • Sponsor and B Dash Ventures affiliates
    • Attendance

      600+

      How to Attend

      Attendance is exclusively by invitation from B Dash Ventures or affiliate.

Speakers & Moderators

Pitch Arena

  • The Pitch Arena

    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.

    • About the competition

      • Startups will present their product or service followed by judging by a panel.
      • Presenting can lead to fundraising and partnership opportunities.
      • Awards include products for the winner from event sponsors.
    • Who can compete?

      Startups that meet the following criteria are eligible to participate:

      • The company was founded less than 3 years ago
      • Less than $2m in aggregate financing so far
      • The startup may not be a subsidiary of another company
      • The product or service must be available to demo at B Dash Camp
    • How to apply

      Applications to participate in the Pitch Arena for 2015 Spring have ended. We look forward to seeing you next time.

Startup Booths

  • Startup Booths

    B Dash Camp will again feature booths for startups. Booths include one half of a long table with a nameplate. Booths can be purchased with a minimum attendance of two members from your company due to setup and personnel requirements.

    • Startup booth plan

      • Attendees: Startup founder + 1 staff
      • Included: Booth (one half of a long table), power outlet, wireless internet access, logo stand
    • Who can register

      Startups that meet the following criteria are eligible to hold a startup booth:

      • The company was founded less than 3 years ago
      • Less than $2m in aggregate financing so far
      • The startup may not be a subsidiary of another company
      • The product or service must be available to demo at B Dash Camp
    • How to apply

      Applications to hold a startup booth for 2015 Spring have ended. We look forward to seeing you next time.

Event Program

Wednesday, April 8th

Exclusive Content for B Dash Ventures Partners

Thursday, April 9th

11AM

11:30

Registration & Welcome Lunch

01PM

13:30

Hall 1

Talks & Panels

Japanese entrepreneurs and sessions on local and overseas topics

Hall 2

Pitch Arena Trials

Trials for the Pitch Arena startup pitching competition

06PM

18:00

Networking Dinner

Friday, April 10th

10AM

10:00

Panels

Panels on market trends, development, and management

12AM

12:30

Networking Lunch

02PM

14:00

Pitch Arena: Main Event

03PM

15:30

Talks & Sessions

Local and overseas entrepreneurs on business and trends

06PM

18:00

Closing Party