CJS Open Presentation – Contemporary Start-Up Scene in Tokyo

by Lynn Moyers on December 20, 2017

On Tuesday January 16th from 6pm PSU Center for Japanese Studies kicks off its Entrepreneurship in Contemporary Japan lecture series. This event is held in the Smith Memorial Union in Rooms 327/8/9, and is free and open to the public. Registration is NOT required in advance.

Hajime Kuwayama is co-founder and founding CEO of Emotion Intelligence, Inc., an information technology company which focused on analyzing web browsing behavior in real time. He is a serial entrepreneur, a futurist, and a mentor with Open Network Lab, which actively supports startups looking to compete on the global stage. He received a BS from Waseda University in Management Engineering and was a Portland State University Exchange Student.

In his lecture he will share four significant aspects of the startup ecosystem in Tokyo, which he has observed from his own startup experience over the last five years. His topics will include the young who work for startups, venture capital, the organization and its culture, client companies, and his vision for the future.

This presentation is part of a wider series of lectures on Entrepreneurship in Contemporary Japan presented by the Portland State University Center for Japanese Studies. More events announced soon for February 15 and March 8. Find PSU CJS here.

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