Awarded the Shizuoka Prefecture-sponsored Startup Business Plan Contest, WAVES!


The CEO, Mr. Suzuki, was selected as a finalist in the ‘Shizuoka Prefecture-sponsored Startup Business Plan Contest, WAVES,’ aimed at soliciting startup business plans and supporting business implementation and growth to create successful cases. He won the Grand Prize at the final screening held on March 26th.


Operating entity

Organised by: Shizuoka Prefecture
Operated by: eiicon Ltd.
Regional supporter:

Ito City, Iwata City, Kikugawa City, Kosai City, Shizuoka City, Shimada City, Numazu City, Fukuroi City, Fuji City, Fujieda City, Makinohara City, Mishima City, Yaizu City

Supporting institutions and related organisations:

SHIP, Fujieda Station co-working space in front of Fujieda Station, FUSE/ Hamamatsu Iwata Shinkin Bank, Mishima Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

WAVES Final Judging

The 10 companies that pass the document screening, including Lipper Corporation, will now go through business mentoring and make their pitches at the final screening to be held at GRANSHIP (Shizuoka Convention Arts Centre) on 26 March 2024 (Thursday).

The pitches will be judged from six perspectives (target/problem, solution, regional affinity, business model, feasibility and planning) and the 1st to 3rd Grand Prix will be selected.

Grand prizes

1st: JPY 10 million / 1 company

2nd: JPY 5 million / 1 company

3rd: JPY 3 million / 1 company

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