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Pitch Events

Help Asian corporates tackle their biggest challenges

Throughout the year, UK tech companies will have the chance to pitch their technologies in response to the problem statements of Asian corporates on themes ranging from driving green innovation to improving diversity and digital transformation. Previous participants have gone on to secure multiple commercial engagements.

"The pitch event provided an excellent platform for UK startups to showcase their innovative prowess and foster valuable connections with corporate Asia.”

Rimshah Javed, Senior Business Development Manager, Arenko

Upcoming Pitches

Past Pitch Events

Pitch event – Sumitomo Corporation Europe

8 cutting-edge UK energy tech firms, with solutions across energy management systems, distributed energy resources, energy aggregation, trading, optimisation, virtual powerplants and V2X, pitched to one of Japan's largest trading houses – Sumitomo Corporation – to secure partnerships that could help to meet the challenges facing next-generation energy grids.

Date: 06.12.2023

Location: Science Gallery London, Kings College, London

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Pitch event – Dai-ichi Life

Six UK healthtech and insurtech startups pitched to one of Japan's largest insurance corporates, showing off their technologies that could help reimagine traditional insurance models, provide new services and improve quality of life for its customers. 

Date: 25.09.2023

Location: The Royal Society, London

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Pitch event with Aioi Nissay Dowa

Japan's largest automotive insurer met with eight leading sustainability and wellness entrepreneurs to develop new offerings to mitigate the adverse impacts of natural disasters and climate change.

Date: 12.06.2023

Location: The Royal Society, London

"The team’s connections and market knowledge are opening doors to financial institutions we’d have struggled to engage.”

Gareth Lewis, CEO, Delio

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Want to learn more about the opportunities in APAC? Get in touch or apply for any of our upcoming programmes below. 

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