The Japan Society of Northern California congratulates the winners of the 2016 Japan-US Innovation in Business and Technology Awards, presented at Stanford University in partnership with their US-Asia Technology Management Center.
These companies exemplify the dynamism of innovative Japanese and US companies across the Pacific.
John V. Roos, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan and General Partner, Geodesic Capital, provided welcoming remarks. Ari Horie,Founder & CEO, Women’s Startup Lab, gave the keynote address on “Breathing New Life into Innovation.”
Symposium attendees had the opportunity to see first-hand the products offered by the 7 companies being honored and were able to network with leaders who are active at the intersection of Japanese creativity and San Francisco/Silicon Valley entrepreneurship and innovation.