Here in Asia, we’re the first to see the sunrise. We’re the continent with most people and some of the oldest civilizations in human history. Also here is home to some of the most innovative hardware startups in the world. From “Startup Nation” Israel of West Asia to high-tech Japan and Korea of Northeast Asia we can find the most innovative creativity comes out.  From Mainland China to uprising countries of Southeast Asia, we can experience and look forward to the future of the hardware world.  

2019 Asia Hardware Battle brings together about 300 business projects and startups from 8 countries and regions, including mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Singapore, India, Thailand and Malaysia. After battling in the cities and undergoing stringent preliminary selection, only 15 teams emerging from these countries and regions will stand to contend for the Ultimate Championship in the final battle in Shanghai at the end of October.

Program|11 September

Time Content
12:30 – 13:00 Registration
13:00 – 13:10 Opening speech & Organizer Remarks
13:10 – 13:20 Introduction
13:20 – 13:50 Panel Discussion
13:50 – 14:40 PITCH BATTLE
14:40 – 14:50 Break
14:50 – 15:40 PITCH BATTLE
15:40 – 16:10 Judges deliberation
16:10 – 16:30 Announcement of Results
16:30 – 17:40 End of event & Networking


Samurai Incubate Inc.




  • Gang Lu
    Gang Lu Founder & CEO|TechNode
  • Sakaki Kentaro Hara
    Sakaki Kentaro Hara Founder&CEO|SAMURAI INCUBATE INC
  • Yasunori Okajima
    Yasunori Okajima Executive officer | 岩淵技術商事株式会社
  • Kazuhiko Nakama
    Kazuhiko Nakama General Manager of KDDI∞Labo | KDDI Corporation
  • Yukihiro Maru
    Yukihiro Maru CEO|Leave a Nest Co., Ltd. 
  • Tomahisa Kamada
    Tomahisa Kamada Co-founder | ACCESS Co., Ltd.


Venue: Innovation Space DEJIMA

Address: 〒141-0022 東京都品川区東五反田2丁目10−2 東五反田スクエア13F Japan