THIRD ANNUAL 2013 JSNC JAPAN-US
INNOVATION AWARDS SYMPOSIUM
Friday, July 26, 2013
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM
When the best of Japanese creativity and American entrepreneurial skill join forces, unimagined business opportunities occur.
Each year, in cooperation with the Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center, the Japan Society of Northern California shines a spotlight on these enterprising forces and the resulting opportunities.
The 2013 Innovation Symposium will:
- Recognize a Japanese and an American company for their seminal innovation, imaginative vision and commercial execution.
- Explore distinctive applications of entrepreneurship within two major Japanese corporations, drawing on investigative reporting of respected journalists.
- Share insights from two legendary VC founders, one from Japan and one from Silicon Valley, about revolutionary models they have established to identify and develop dynamic entrepreneurs.
- Honor U.S. Ambassador to Japan, John V. Roos, for championing innovation and entrepreneurship.
Who should attend?
- Business executives and professional service providers conducting or considering Japan – U.S. business
- Businesses, professionals, strategic planners, academics, students, and journalists looking for bold new opportunities
- Those seeking to honor John V. Roos
- Capital raising organizations interested in identifying targets of opportunity
- Students, educators, VCs, and others pursuing disruptive new programs to create entrepreneurs
- Anyone interested in cultural dynamics and/or the latest developments in Japan – U.S. innovation and entrepreneurship
Attendees will gain a perspective into Japan – U.S. innovation and business creation, including the views of VC visionaries, not available elsewhere. Attendees will further obtain unique insights into the challenges and choices facing potentially world-changing companies as they commercialize significant innovations.
During and after the Innovation Symposium, attendees will have an unmatched opportunity to network with thought-provoking peers located at the intersection of Japanese creativity and American entrepreneurial skill.
Please go here for more information.