Travelindex has been selected to participate in Pioneers Asia 250 – the annual lineup of the 250 most promising early stage companies from Asia, Europe and beyond. The event will take place in Happo-en, Tokyo, Japan on March 23rd 2016. Pioneers Asia, in partnership with Nikkei Inc, Asia’s largest business media organization, supports the most promising ideas and early stage startups by allowing them to shine on a world stage in front of industry leaders, some of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs and international media.
Bernard Metzger, Founder of Travelindex, said “We are greatly honored to have been identified by the global tech community and selected key players to be among the world’s best early stage companies. To be included in a lineup of 250 companies coming not only from the technology sector but from all the 7 main ecosystems, financial services to manufacturing and energy, will strengthen our competitive position in the global marketplace and increases our capacity of building global relationships.”
Pioneers.io began in 2009 with a vision to support entrepreneurs building technology that would forever change the world. The event has featured the world premier of a flying carAeromobil, presented Rimac, the world’s fastest electric car, featured speakers such as Xavier de le Rue from Hexo+, Bobak Ferdowsi, flight director of the Mars Rover Mission at NASA and featured startups like Ekso Bionics, Unlimited Tomorrow & Lightsail Energy.
Pioneers.io, in partnership with Nikkei, Asia;s leading media platform for business, is bringing the Pioneers Festival experience to Asia. 999 international entrepreneurs, investors, corporations and industry thought leaders will come together under one roof with the aim of building a bridge between Asia and Europe’s startup ecosystems. Nikkei brings to the partnership strong business knowledge, established networks and regional experience. It’s vast network of media covers global business news, with Nikkei recently purchasing the Financial Times and the Nikkei Asian Review the only dedicated business magazine covering the whole of Asia.