NTT Data Open Innovation Contest

Are you looking to do business in the Japanese market or across the world? Do you have an innovative idea that will change the world? Well, you’re in luck, NTT DATA, a leading Japanese system integrator, is ramping up international partnerships in transformative technologies and are searching for startups to partner with!

NTT DATA's Open Innovation Contest has run 4 times in Japan and is expanding globally to 10 cities. The program aims to create new partner powered businesses and solutions that will solve global problems dynamically. Some of the social and economic challenges that NTT DATA is looking for partners to help solve include decreasing population, aging society, environment destruction, energy depletion, rising healthcare costs, reduced self-sufficiency food level and economic disparities.

This year’s contest will explore major domains such as:

  • Fintech
  • InsuranceTech
  • HealthTech
  • Energy
  • IoT
  • Digital Marketing
  • Blockchain
  • VR/AR
  • Big Data
  • Personal Data
  • AI
  • Cyber Security
  • Robotics
  • Drone

There’s an Open Innovation Contest happening in Silicon Valley:

NTT Data Pitch Contest & Craft Beer Tasting
Mon, February 27, 2017, 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM PST
Devil's Canyon Brewing Company
935 Washington Street
San Carlos, CA

That’s right, not only can you hear great pitches about innovative technology and changing the world, you can taste some yummy craft beer!

Trulioo’s very own Nathan SooHoo will be presenting on our behalf. Attendees will get to see how Trulioo’s innovative identity verification platform helps companies streamline their AML (anti-money laundering) and KYC (know your customer) compliance processes, as well as improve their customer onboarding experience. You’ll be one of the first to hear about some of Trulioo’s new services and features — coming very soon — and talk with Nathan one-on-one about RegTech, fintech and other exciting things happening in the identity space.

As well, attendees will get to see demos from the other top disruptive startups selected during NTT's most recent innovation contest. Attendees will also have the opportunity to rub shoulders with NTT Data executives and their top clients to learn more about their global innovation initiatives and potential partnership opportunities. Besides the craft beer, there’ll be tasty food, tech demos and plenty of opportunities to network.

Make an afternoon of it and feed your mind and body with innovation, beer and great talk!

For more information, visit NTT Data Open Innovation’s website.