Pitch2Win Program For Visionary Founders 2024 ($20,000 Prize Plus Trip to Japan) – APPLY NOW

Pitch2Win is returning for its fourth edition, promising to be even more impressive than before. The main objective of Pitch2Win is to facilitate connections between forward-thinking founders and prospective investors, thereby promoting growth, collaboration, and investment prospects.

Pitch2Win Program For Visionary Founders 2024
Pitch2Win Program For Visionary Founders 2024

The competition is offering a prize pool of $20,000, which will be distributed among the three finalists. Additionally, the top three contestants will be granted an all-expenses-paid trip to the prestigious IVS2024 Kyoto Event, Japan’s largest startup conference.


The top 3 winners of this competition will receive:

Funding Support and Exposure

  • The winner will receive a $10,000 cash prize without requiring any equity.
  • They will also be given the opportunity to attend the IVS events in Kyoto, Japan, with a sponsored trip. This will enable them to network with industry leaders and potential partners on a global platform.
  • Throughout the program and at IVS events, the winners will have the chance to connect with experienced mentors and fellow entrepreneurs.

Human Capital Support

  • The mentorship, advisory services, and potential investor connections are made available to the top 10 participants.
  • Engage with individuals who have a similar passion for innovation and expand your network.
  • Strategic connections with a curated network of investors, mentors, and fellow entrepreneurs.

Eligibility Criteria

Entrepreneurs from various sectors and locations are encouraged to apply. To be considered for this competition, both the applicant and their startup must meet specific eligibility criteria:

  • Ideal applicants should have a validated business model and be in the early stages of development and expansion.
  • The business must be primarily owned by its founders and team members at the time of application. The applicant must be a part of the founding team. Sole proprietorships are not eligible for the Pitch competition.
  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old by the application deadline (May 5, 2024).
  • The applicant must commit to a week-long training program and be available to participate in the Pitch Event in person.
  • The applicant must be the author of the application. Submitting multiple applications for Startups will lead to disqualification.

How To Apply

To complete the application process, you must fill out the online Pitch2Win application form. Required information is:

  • Founder(s) Details (max 4)
  • Company / Startup Details
  • Product Details
  • 10-Page Pitch Deck ( PDF)

Visit the official website of Pitch2Win for more information.

Application Deadline

May 5, 2024.



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