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Soehanna Hall, Jakarta, Indonesia
Thursday, November 14, 2024
13:00 - 19:00
Embark on a journey with hundreds startups across Southeast Asia, aiming to be among the top 10 finalists and vie for the top 3 winning spots.
*Any startup companies operating business in Southeast Asia can apply. Please note that startup must be a legal entity not just an idea.
  • Direct Access to Industry Leaders and Capital: At NSC 2024, directly connect with industry leaders and innovators, securing funding and partnerships to boost your startup’s growth.
  • Showcase Your Startup Among the Best: Stand out at NSC 2024 as one of the top 10 finalists among hundreds of startups, gaining exposure and recognition to elevate your presence in the SEA startup ecosystem.
  • Leverage NTT’s Ecosystem for Growth: Utilize NSC 2024's unique access to NTT group's resources, technology, and partnerships to expand your startup in SEA and Japan, exploring sectors like Fintech, Agritech, and AI.


Venue Opening
Opening  Remark/ About Startup Challenge
Keynote 1
Keynote 2
Startup Pitch 1 (5min/Q&A 3 min/Transition 2 min) x 5 Startups
Top 10 Finalist
Panel Discussion
Startup Pitch 2 (5min/Q&A 3 min/Transition 2 min) x 5 Startups
Presentation by CVC/NTT Opco
Close Remarks
Top 10 Finalist and more


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Community Partners

IndigoThinkZoneVynn CapitalAntlerLivitKumpulBiliqJakarta LabsNusa BaliDewata newsYudha RadioPengusaha Kreatif JayaCubic

NTT Connect

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  • Venture capital arm of NTT DOCOMO: Actively engaged in open innovation, facilitating strategic collaborations between startups and the NTT Group.
  • Potential Investment: Operates one of Japan's largest corporate venture funds, investing in leading companies worldwide for over a decade.
  • Mentorship and PR on owned media: Introduces startups to a broad VC network and boosts startups' visibility through PR on owned media

NTT East

  • A provider of fiber optic Internet services in the East Japan: Supports communities with a robust ICT infrastructure
  • Innovation through its initiatives, NTTe-Asia and NTT e-City Labo: Support sustainable community development and technological advancements
  • Cross-Asia Collaboration/Expansion: Offers comprehensive support to businesses aiming to enter or expand market, leveraging their extensive network and expertise.
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NTT West

  • Innovating Western Japan: Leads in telecommunications, powering connectivity across western Japan. Committed to integrity and innovation, we offer essential infrastructure and opportunities for growth in our dynamic regional ecosystem.
  • Dynamic Learning Experiences: QUINTBRIDGE provides engaging programs and events focused on "Learn", "Interact", and "Co-create" axes, empowering participants to expand their knowledge and skills in a vibrant learning environment.

NTT Finance

  • Fueling Startup Success with Strategic Investments: Positioned within the NTT Group, NTT FINANCE engages in investments in both Japanese and overseas venture companies, enhancing startup growth and innovation.
  • Comprehensive Support: Offers a suite of financial services and facilitates introductions to other NTT Group entities, bolstering the success of invested companies.
  • Collaborative Network: Partnering with venture capital and financial institutions globally, investee companies receive extensive support and access to diverse resources.
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NTT DOCOMO Business / NTT Communication

  • Expertise in Long-Distance Networks and Enterprise Support: Leverage our extensive network management and enterprise client insights to advance your startup’s market achievements.
  • Dynamic Co-Creation: Engage in open innovation programs that drive impactful solutions and societal benefits.
  • Startup-Focused Collaboration: Gain priority as we focus specifically on partnerships with startups to amplify your innovative potential.


  • Leading Mobile Innovator:  Japan's largest telecommunications company, pioneers innovative mobile services, serving over 73 million customers with advanced LTE and LTE-Advanced networks, and driving global 5G development through cutting-edge technologies like NFV.
  • Employee-led Innovation Initiatives: Drives innovation with employee-led initiatives and resources, fostering startup growth from concept to market. Startups benefit indirectly from our open innovation ethos.


What will top 3 startup receive?

They will receive cash prize and variety of options to collaborate with NTT Group such as potential investment, join business development and so on.

How many startups will be selected for the final stage?

We aim to choose the top 10 startups from all submissions.

What type of startups can apply?

Any startup company operating a business in Southeast Asia can apply. Please note that the startup must be a legal entity, not just an idea.

Who will evaluate the applications?

The evaluation committee, composed of venture capitalists, executives from NTT Group, and other industry experts, will assess the applications.