【2022 Asia Business Crossover Virtual Pitch Event】
Are you looking to expand your business to Japan? DLE is looking to partner and invest in innovative startups from the APAC region!

DLE is partnering up with Taiwan Startup Stadium 、AsiaRocks and t.Hub partners to host a global virtual pitch event on April 22nd. 10 startup finalists will be selected and invited to pitch their businesses to DLE executives and investors to uncover potential commercial synergies. The team chosen to join the event will receive business advice and business expansion resources from DLE, investors, and experienced experts.

Startups who categorize themselves in the below industry verticals/business models are encouraged to apply:
- Platform
- D2C (Direct-to-Consumer)
- EC (E-Commerce)
- IP & Content Creation (Entertainment & Gaming)
- Cool Japan (Teams interested in developing business ties with Japan, businesses compatible with the Japanese market, etc.)

 Event Timeline:
-Application Deadline: April 3, 2022
-Announcement of Finalists: April 11, 2022
-Virtual Pitch Event Date: April 22, 2022 | 14:00-18:00

About DLE (Dream Link Entertainment):

DLE Inc. is a Tokyo-based animation and entertainment company founded in 2001 by former Sony executive producer Ryuta Shiiki.

Not limited to animation, DLE has expanded into multiple business sectors, including movies and television. DLE continues to look towards the future for new and upcoming business opportunities with its challenging and innovative spirit. DLE has now produced over 30 properties and has business and creative partners in Shanghai, UAE, Thailand, Singapore, India, and North America.

DLE became a subsidiary of the Asahi Broadcasting Group Holdings Corporation in May 2019 and since then has already invested in ChargeSPOT-TAIWAN for mobile batteries, Triller, an American music-video production platform, and CREATIVE LABS, a startup digital studio.

About Caravan Japan:
Caravan Japan works with global celebrities to develop world-class consumer and technology brands. CARAVAN Japan is a joint venture between CARAVAN Corporation of the North America and DLE of Japan and will be a consolidated subsidiary of DLE.

*All startup applicants will receive the decision on April 11, 2022 via their registered email.
*The pitch & pitch deck must be in English
*For more information: