Bondlinc – Winner of the ZAMMA AWARD at NTT Data's Open Innovation Contest 7.0

Kotaro Zamma, Head of Section and Kaz Okada, Senior Expert for the Open Innovation and Business Incubation for NTT DATA Corp. 

Kotaro Zamma, Head of Section and Kaz Okada, Senior Expert for the Open Innovation and Business Incubation for NTT DATA Corp. 

INTRODUCTION TO NTT

“Let’s change the world together.”

"The global community is facing a variety of challenges, including poverty, hunger, health, hygiene, education, gender and national inequality, energy, climate change, destruction of nature, and peacekeeping. In order to solve these challenges, open innovation will play greater roles than ever so that people throughout the world can work together across national borders in advanced technology and new business models to create solutions.

NTT DATA originally started as a public corporation to play a role in the Japanese communication infrastructure. Since the transformation to a private corporation, we have played an essential role in the Information and communication technology (ICT) social infrastructure as the leading system integrator in Japan. Currently, we promote ICT business in over 50 countries across the world."

Details on the Singapore Contest 

Details on the Singapore Contest 

BONDLINC'S PARTICIPATION AND RESULTS

After being invited to participate in NTT's Open Innovation Contest 7.0, Bondlinc submitted a comprehensive business proposal which was subsequently chosen as one of the ten Finalists. The Pitching Day in Singapore was held on 11th Jan 2018 at the artistic co-working space at The Working Capitol on Robinson. Ten startups pitched their innovative solutions to the five judges for that one ticket to the Grand Finale held in Tokyo.  

The results? Bondlinc won the ZAMMA AWARD, named after Mr Kotaro Zamma himself! 

We would like to thank everyone who made this event and experience possible!