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Global Entrepreneurship Week - Panel Discussion

The Risks and Benefits of Becoming an Entrepreneur
Description

Being entrepreneurial is all about taking risks, overcoming challenges, and learning to make tough decisions that can benefit both yourself and others you lead. Entrepreneurship is also about finding your passion, experiencing joy in doing something unique, and possibly even inspiring others to do the same along the way.

Local founders and Innovators, all with education experience abroad, will discuss the risks and benefits of becoming an Entrepreneur in Japan.


Hosted by IMPACT Foundation Japan

Co-Organized by the Berkeley Club of Japan, and Japan Stanford Association.

Opening remarks by U.S. Embassy Representative


Location
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies - Soukairou Hall (300人)
7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677
TEL:03-6439-6000 FAX:03-6439-6010

http://www.grips.ac.jp/en/about/access/


Date/Time
11/20 (Thursday)
7:15PM - 9:45PM (Registration begins at 6:45PM)
*Reception with complimentary drinks and snacks from 8:45PM ~


Registration
Free (Please click on Going)


Introductions by
Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa (Chairman, IMPACT Foundation Japan)
http://kiyoshikurokawa.com/en/profile


Opening Remarks by
US Embassy Representative.


Speakers
Mr. Kakutaro Kitashiro (Former President, IBM Japan)
http://www.weforum.org/contributors/kakutaro-kitashiro

Panel Discussion led by
Hiroko Kaneko (Senior Partner, EY ShinNihon LLC. – Chair, Winning Women’s Network)

Panelists
Hiro Maeda (Managing Director of Beenos)
http://startupasia.techinasia.com/tokyo2014/ja/portfolio/hiro-maeda/
http://beaconreports.net/inside-japans-start-making-machinery/

Doga Maikura (20year old dynamic social entrepreneur - TEDxYouth Ambassador)
http://ideas.ted.com/2014/02/06/a-new-approach-to-global-aid-where-everyone-is-equals

Tadayasu Kiyokawa (CEO of Oh My Glasses, *STANFORD Graduate)
http://thebridge.jp/en/2014/08/incj-invests-in-oh-my-glasses
http://thebridge.jp/2014/08/oh-my-glasses-tadayasu-kiyokawa-funding

Hideki Ota (CEO, Schoolwith)
http://schoolwith.me/message
http://thebridge.jp/2013/04/schoolwith

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Thu Nov 20, 2014
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM JST
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Tickets
無料チケット(Free Ticket)
Venue Address
東京都港区六本木7-22-1 Japan
Directions
5min from Roppongi Station
Organizer
IMPACT Foundation Japan
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