29-30 Jun 2019 Tokyo

Join developers, designers, and entrepreneurs for an annual Hackathon competition focused on elevating ideas

+ creating space for innovators to rise, together

29-30 Jun 2019 Tokyo


June 29 
09:00 : Doors Open
10:00 : Opening Ceremony
11:00 : Coding Kick Off
13:00 : Lunch
14:00 : Sponsor Sessions 
19:00 PM : Dinner
20:00 PM : Pitch Workshop 

June 30

08:00 : Breakfast
12:00 : Lunch
13:00 : Submission Deadline
14:00 : Demos 
16:00 : Winners Announced

*Venue open overnight 






The Winning project from AngelHack Prize will receive an exclusive invite into AngelHack’s 12-week remote program, the HACKcelerator. Here, teams receive mentorship, the chance to meet and work with some of the top names in technology, and the ability to pitch to a sea of investors during a Virtual Demo Day at the end of the program.  This is award is especially recommended to teams interested in startups.


Challenge yourself and your entrepreneurial spirit. Make something innovative without limits, something that brings positive change to the world, even something that solves a small problem. It’s that simple.



There is no requirements in which tools to use 



$500 & Invitation to HACKceleration Program

・The flow

Win AngelHack → Get invited to HACKcelerator Program


※ What is a HACKceleration Program?

A 12 week program where the world-class developers and entrepreneurs support brushing up your product. 


Challenge: Get started for the 2019 Call for Code Global Challenge by building an application using cloud, data, analytics, AI, IoT, blockchain to improve natural disaster preparedness, response, or recovery focused on the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Join the Call for Code community at ibm.biz/ah-2019 then use this visual recognition drone lab as a starting point to kickstart your solution ibm.biz/ah-2019-dl

Requirements : Use IBM's API

Prize: One winning submitted project will receive $1k per team and $500/month IBM cloud credits per team member for 6 months


IBM API: Use whichever service that seems fit IBM Developer tool


Build a mobile app or a web app that uses at least one AWS service.


During the hackathon everyone will get 100 USD and AWS Amplify.

※ Checkout Awesome AWS Amplify and AWS Hackathon Guide for a list of resources on AWS.


Custom AWS  mechanical keyboard(04-key, Cherry MX Browns!) and $1,000 AWS credit.


The commerce experience when XR becomes commonplace.


Oculus Quest x3


The EMURGO challenge will be to use an open API from Soshen (www.soshen.io) one of our dLab/EMURGO accelerator Cardano Fellows.
Some possible ideas are to:


1. Visualize Cardano addresses and how they are interconnected
     (This will all most likely be represented by a graph data structure.)

2.  Recreate the ADA Rich List (seenhere) using our API 

3. Expand upon our existing open source projects:
    ADA Flight and Crypto Whale Feed



  1. Guaranteed 15 minute call interview with Nicolas Arqueros, CTO of EMURGO, about introduction into dLab/EMURGO accelerator program at a date to be determined

  2. Lunch and project presentation to EMURGO executives in Tokyo office at a date to be determined

  3. EMURGO shirt + tote bag + other goodies

  4. Free internship with EMURGO (tech or marketing team to be determined)



After graduating from Political Science Departmen of Keio University,  Kubota entered the Ministry of the Environment and contributed to writing the annual environmental report. After working at an EC venture, he founded the VR, AR, and MR specialized media "Mogura VR" in 2014. Since then, he has been working as the chief editor for the media. He then officially launches Mogura Co., Ltd.  in August 2016, and becomes the CEO and works as a journalist while developing businesses that support the growth of the VR industry. While specializing in consulting and aggregating information on VR / AR industry, he also visits major events outside of the country and carries out interviews, placing himself at the center of both the domestic and foreign industry to build a network.

Shun Kubota

Founder of MoguraVR

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Moroshi started working at the current company from September 2017 after working at web production company and social network game related company. Participating in the launch of Mercari's R4D R & D organization, Moroshi is leading a team specialized in XR to create a future where XR is more ubiquitous than now. Since 2016, he has been organaizing VR / AR / MR related developer community "xR Tech Tokyo" to promote excitement and create a venue for the enthusiasts. He has been certified as a Virtual Reality Engineer in Japan Virtual Reality Society.

Ikko Morohoshi

Mercari, Inc. R4D XR Team Manager


Akira Onishi is a Tokyo City Leader of WW Developer Advocacy, Developer Ecosystem Group at IBM. He was Technical Evangelist (10 years) and Technical Evangelism Manager (2 years) at Microsoft Japan before he joined to IBM Japan on October 1st, 2017. Around 30 years in IT industry, he has many industries experience in image processing, finance, healthcare, wholesale, retail, media/filming, broadcasting, gaming, etc. He always loves diversity & inclusion, growth mindset, and learning.  He is challenging his own work-style innovation with living in Shizuoka-city, working in Tokyo.

Akira Oonihsi

IBM Developer Advocacy  Division Manager

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Joins CyberAgent Corporation upon graduating from Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University in 2010. Hires technical staff for launching the Kansai area of the company in 2012. Masao evaluates a total of 15,000 candidates in 7 years, and was in charge of recruiting strategies  for training about 200 people as a 2017 new graduate recruitment manager. He also replaces the company briefing session with an online company briefing session called "Cybrary". Founded TechBowl Co., Ltd. on October 19, 2018 and created a mechanism to increase the next generation of professional engineers by utilizing his own experience in the field.

Masao Ozawa

CEO of Techbowl


After joining Mixi Co., Ltd. as a new graduate engineer in 2008, he launched Mixi's Android application development system in 2010. From the beginning, he has focused on improving the development efficiency centered on automation. In September 2012, he launched DeployGate transferring the former business, along with the expansion of the service. While promoting business expansion as a representative director, he also supports the expansion of the smartphone application developer community as a director of the general incorporated  association DroidKaigi.

Yuki Fujisaki

Co-founder & CEO of DeployGate


While developing software " keitai-douga-henkan-kun" as a personal project, he was inspired on Nico Nico Live Broadcasting platform to join Dwango Co., Ltd. in 2011. He got involved in the development of various AR, VR, broadcasting technology, and event presentation systems, such as the development of an interlocking presentation system, an AR live system at Dwango, and the immersive visual live facility "Nicofarre" with 360-degree LED screens. In 2018, he designed and advocated "VRM", a common format for 3D avatars. While the presence of V character was rising, he sent out many events such as live broadcasting and "Virtual YouTu" BAR "" utilizing technology accumulated so far. At Virtual Cast Co., Ltd., he leads the technical side for "a little wrong" future.

Shinnosuke Iwaki

CTO of Virtual Cast

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Educated and trained in India as a software engineer with several years of experience as Senior Business Analyst at one of the largest telecommunications companies in Japan and largest conglomerate company in India, Puru is currently a Consultant in EMURGO’s Consulting Unit providing blockchain advisory services to institutions, academia, and enterprises. Always keen on new technologies and trends, Puru has been a software engineer in the healthcare, aerospace, telecommunications industries with expertise in software development, data visualization tools, and project management. Nowadays, Puru applies these accumulated experiences with offering advisory services for stakeholders planning to implement blockchain-based solutions and to drive the adoption of Cardano as the blockchain protocol of choice.

Puru Maralappa

EMURGO Consultant



Joined Koropla in 2016 and  contributed in XR content development in the virtual reality team. One of his famous work is the game "Nyoro The Snake & Seven Islands" for Daydream. Joined MESON in 2019, and is currently mainly developing AR content. Hiruma is developing an XR app "Elmina AR" for iOS / Android. He also co-authored "VR Content Development Guide 2017" and was in charge of the Web VR chapter. He writes daily about his life.

XR & Unity Engineer at  MESON

Kazuya Hiruma


Kobayashi studied software engineering at graduate school, applied natural language processing approach to programming language, and proposed a method to probabilistically evaluate the cleanness of source code. After graduating from graduate school, he founded MESON with Kajidani . Alongside business development as COO, he also works on AR product development as an engineer. We send information about AR on Twitter with the name "AR Ojisan". MESON won the Startup Architecture of the Year 2018 from AWS.


Yuki Kobayashi


Joined a business system integration company in 2003, engaged in the development of Megabank's core system, and started his career as an engineer. In 2009, he changed from an SI company to a Web service business company, and after establishing Trifort Co., Ltd. in 2012, he contributed to business growth as General Manager of the company's operations headquarters. Joined Lancers Co., Ltd. as CTO in 2014 and oversaw the engineering department in managing the crowdsourcing platform. Founded ProfitMakers Co., Ltd. in 2015, became Representative Director, joined Emotion Tech Co., Ltd. (then wizpra Co., Ltd.), became CTO Director, resigned in 2019, and now Executive Officer CTO of Protostar Co., Ltd. , Serving as director, adviser and advisor of multiple companies.

Profit Makers CEO / Protostar CTO

Kenji Tanabe

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Kojimai works for Client Developer Advocate for cloud products and services at IBM Japan, Ltd. Kojimai was involved in a wide range of open source software industries.Started as a hardware engineer at a CPU maker. Then got passionate about software optimization in 2007. However, he felt a little old for development, so he started to focus on community activities for engineers, and recently moved to IBM. He is also debating whether to return to front end development.

IBM Client Developer Advocate

Yasushi Kojimai


Based on the career experience of 16 years as a security engineer, product marketing, and technical evangelist, Totuska is enlightening people all over the world with the latest technology around IBM Cloud and Watson as IBM Developer Advocate.

*Cloud Security Alliance Member

*Member of the Virtual Reality Society of Japan

IBM Developer Advocate

Aya Tokura


He works as web/mobile developer and know well about Agile/DesignThinking.
He also won at healthcare Hackathon last year in Asia.

IBM Digital Developer Advocate

Junki Sagawa


Sebastien graduated from the University of Victoria with an honors degree in computer science and a minor in math. After working on a few different projects at Microsoft, he decided to join EMURGO as an Engineering Lead where he helps to drive the understanding of the technical parts of the Cardano project. Sebastien also produces the monthly Cardano updates for EMURGO’s YouTube channel and advises dLab/EMURGO accelerator projects on a consistent basis which allows him to mentor some of the brightest minds in the blockchain industry.

EMURGO R&D Engineering Lead

Sebastien Guillemot




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