“Kazakhstan Startup Pitch Day” was held online

“Kazakhstan Startup Pitch Day”, organized by the NURIS Innovation Cluster together with the Japanese association ROTOBO, was held on July 13, 2021. The event aims to expand cooperation with foreign organizations to bring startup projects of Nazarbayev University innovation cluster programs graduates to foreign markets.

The founders of six promising startups presented their projects at online pitch session to investors and representatives of large Japanese companies and talked about their innovative solutions and answered questions from the participants online. The following projects participated at the online pitch session “Kazakhstan Startup Pitch Day”:

Teacherslab is a marketplace for teachers that allows them to sell and buy authoring teaching materials.
Okoo is an interactive online educational programming platform with artificial intelligence for personalized learning.
Optoculus is a system for protection and monitoring of critical facilities.
Emotion is an online platform that connects users by purpose and interest through participation in various thematic “challenges” with the most effective communication and support for participants.
Opusplace is a single platform for office management: from office products and services to any business needs.
HCF is conversion of coal into liquid hydrogenated fuel, which is cheaper, more environmentally friendly and has a higher energy value than coal and gas.

From July 19 to 23, 2021, startup projects that have raised the interest among Japanese investors and business representatives will have an opportunity to discuss the possibility of further cooperation at a special online business meeting.
Kazakhstan Startup Pitch Day was held with the support of SAMI, which is a unique platform supporting interaction between Russia, the CIS and Japan in the field of IT.