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Ignite
Rohto

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Ignite
Rohto

Stay tuned for more updates

Details coming soon, so stay tuned!
Ignite
Rohto

Corporate Innovation Program

POWERED BY IGNITE

About ROHTO

ROHTO, publicly Listed at Tokyo Stock Exchange, is a company that manufactures and markets pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and functional foods. With their Never Say Never slogan, their goal is to look for solutions to difficulties for the future happiness of people which leads to a “healthy life”. Over the years, the company has managed to accumulate up to USD 1.72 billion annual revenue as of March 31, 2021. As an effort to further grow the company and help the people, they are also working on partnerships and projects (agriculture, overseas, volunteer work, local government) with different organizations.

To learn more about ROHTO, watch their video here: https://www.rohto.co.jp/global/company/nsn/movie/

Program Overview

This Corporate Innovation Program powered by IGNITE aims to provide better support and resources focused on growing startups and enterprises in the food, healthcare, and wellness industry, especially in these trying and challenging times.

Application is NOW OPEN!

Who can join?

Local startup companies or Small & Medium Business Enterprises (SMEs) within or involved in the following:

Food

The Philippines will face challenges in the food sector as it will increase the population to 140M by 2040. Food tech, agritech, e-commerce, and other food-related companies may send their application.

Healthcare

Access to healthcare will be on-demand even after the pandemic. Companies from hospitals, health tech, medical supplies, medical deliveries, and other related healthcare startups may send their application.

Wellness

With the limited movements due to the pandemic, various wellness companies have been increasing to continue living healthy. Startups in areas of mental health, remote fitness, nutrition program, and other wellness-related startups may send their application.
Startups/community enterprises in the ideation stage are welcome!
Willing to set up operations and provide proof of concept in the Philippines with ROHTO after the selection process.
The company must have an office/operation in the Philippines.
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We invite local startups and community enterprises related to health and wellness to apply through the application form.
The deadline is on August 31, 2021.

Why should you participate?

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Participate and pitch at IGNITE 2021 CYBER WILDFIRE Pitch Competition
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A chance to get USD 5,000.00 fund (For Grand Winner, Equity free cash).
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An opportunity to work with ROHTO (includes: PoC, mentorship, marketing support, and potential investment after successful PoC)

Program Timeline

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August 31, 2021
Application Deadline
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September 15, 2021
Announcement of Top 10 Startups
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November 18, 2021
Top 3 Startups will pitch at WILDFIRE