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June 29, 2021 | Five Japanese Start-Up Companies to be Featured in Innovation Showcase of the 2021 Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards Program

San Francisco, CA – The Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Program is proud to announce five exciting Japanese startup companies that will be featured in the Innovation Showcase of the annual Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium on July 15, 2021.

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2021 Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Innovation Showcase Press Release

June 22, 2021 | Color and Astroscale to Receive Sunbridge Emerging Leader Awards at 2021 Japan - U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium

San Francisco, CA – The Japan – US Innovation Awards Program proudly announces the winners of the SunBridge Emerging Leader Award for 2021. Each year, this award recognizes one high-growth company from Japan and one from the U.S. that are already beginning to transform a major industry or value chain.

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2021 Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Emerging Leaders Press Release

June 02, 2021 | Pioneering Japanese Businesswoman Tomoko Namba to be Keynote Speaker at 2021 Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium

San Francisco, CA – The Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Program proudly announces that prominent entrepreneur and pioneering Japanese businesswoman Tomoko Namba is the keynote speaker at the Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium on July 15, 2021. Now in its 11th year, the annual Symposium is the largest event in the year-round Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Program, which is produced by the Japan Society of Northern California in cooperation with the Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center.

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(UPDATED 2021.06.02) 2021 Japan U.S. Innovation Awards Innovation Showcase Press Release

Updated July 08, 2019 | Five Japanese Start-up Companies to be Featured at Ninth Annual Japan –U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium at Stanford

San Francisco, CA – The Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Program proudly announces five Japanese startup companies to be featured in the 2019 Innovation Showcase, as part of the Japan-U.S. Innovation Awards Symposium at Stanford University on Friday, July 26, 2019. The Innovation Showcase recognizes young, rapidly growing companies with founders in Japan developing exciting technologies and highly innovative business ideas that have the potential for major worldwide impact. These companies were selected from a highly competitive field of candidates demonstrating outstanding promise and success in gaining international traction. This year’s five companies will be: Atonarp, Cinnamon, Kyulux, Inc., Triple W, and VALUENEX.

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(UPDATED 2019.07.08) 2019 Japan U.S. Innovation Awards Innovation Showcase Press Release

June 03, 2019 | Japan – U.S. Innovation Award Program Announces the 2019 SunBridge Emerging Leader Awardees

San Francisco, CA – The Japan – U.S. Innovation Awards Program proudly announces the winners of the 2019 SunBridge Emerging Leader Awards, Zoom Video Communications of the U.S. and WHILL of Japan. These Awards, one to a U.S. firm and one to a Japanese firm, recognize later-stage dynamically growing companies that have begun to transform an industry or value chain. They will be presented at the ninth annual Japan-US Innovation Awards Symposium at Stanford University on July 26, 2019. The Awards Program is produced by the Japan Society of Northern California in cooperation with the Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center.

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2019.06.03_Japan-U.S.-Innovation-Awards-SunBridge-Emerging-Leader_Press-Release 

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