For the third consecutive year, ICT startups from all over the world have been invited by Docler Holding and Luxinnovation to participate in the contest “Pitch Your Startup”. Out of a total of 160 applications from 25 different countries, the jury selected 17 ICT startups, based on the criteria of innovation, uniqueness, creativity and growth potential.
Starbase, the blockchain token based crowfunding startup is one of the remaining competitors. The company was founded by Tomoaki Sato, Blockchain specialist and engineer, hailing from Japan. Before creating Starbase, Tomoaki Sato founded a blockchain consulting company in order to build a bridge between Japan and other countries, focusing on blockchain technology. He therefore collaborated with members from the blockchain community coming for all over the world and wrote several technical whitepapers. He also co-authored the book « The impact of Blockchain » which top-ranked in Japan. He will pitch his startup on May 9th, during ICT Spring.
“Pitch Your Start-Up” is a contest for startups that are active in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT). Each startup will get 3 minutes and 33 seconds to convince the jury and impress the audience, followed by a 2 minutes of Q&A. The jury is composed of experts from the national ecosystem: Xavier Buck (DCLGroup), Nicolas Mackel (LFF), Marton Fulop (Docler Holding), Jean Hilger (BCEE), Jean Diederich (Wavestone), Pol Goetzinger (Innohub), Jerome Grandidier (EAEC), Jean-Michel Ludwig (Luxinnovation), Keith Hopper (Docler Holding) and Karoly Papp (Docler Holding).