Waseda University Entrepreneurship Center, which provides a wide range of support for startups from entrepreneurship to entrepreneurship training, will hold an online event called “Waseda Innovation Day” on Monday, March 6, 2012.
In addition to the Demo Day, a session featuring engineers working in startups, a session to discuss how Japanese deep tech startups can be active in the world, and a session to discuss the future of startups in Japan. The same ZOOM URL will be used throughout the day.
The event will be broadcasted on the same ZOOM URL throughout the day. Please feel free to join us.
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14:00-15:30 Waseda PoC Fund FY2022 Demo Day (JST STARTUniversity Promotion Type)
This is a session to report on the results of the PoC Fund, which is supported by JST, by faculty members who have been considering starting their own businesses using their research results and have been working on their PoC with the support of mentors (JST promotion committee members will also participate in online Q&A sessions).
[Chair: Yui Kishiyama, Research Assistant, Waseda University Ventures (WUV) / 2nd year student, Department of Electrical, Information and Bioengineering, School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University ]
14:00-14:05 Opening Remarks Shinji Wakao, Director for Research Promotion
14:05-14:10 Explanation of implementation guidelines Kaname Kikuri, Research Innovation Center, Waseda University
14:10-14:25 Etsuro Ito PJ
14:25-14:40 Taichi Hara PJ
14:40-14:55 Takahiko Yanagitani P J
14:55-15:10 Takeo Miyake PJ
15:15-15:25 Designated Commentators (Tadashi Takiguchi, President, Well Investment Corporation; Katsuya Hashizume, Executive Officer, Beyond Next Ventures Corporation) General Comments
15:25-15:30 Closing Remarks Tomoya Shibayama, General Manager, Research Innovation Center
16:00-16:30 Invited Speeches
Expectations for University-Launched Deep Tech Startups” Hiroaki Ota, General Partner, Waseda University Ventures, Inc.
16:30-17:20 Panel Discussion “Startup Engineer Session – Japanese Startups and Engineers on a Global Scale
Akihisa Goban, CTO, Nanofiber Quantum Technologies, Inc.
Mari Yoshimoto, Engineer, cellid Inc.
Representative of Amil Khanzada Virufy (NPO in California)
<Moderator> Hideki Nagasaka
Hideki Nagasaka Manager, University of Tokyo IPC (University of Tokyo Collaborative Platform Development Corporation)
17:30-18:20 Panel Discussion “Overseas Expansion of Japanese Startups
＜Panelists＞ Shunpei Kobayashi
Shunpei Kobayashi, Plug and Play Director, Japanese Partnerships
Eriko Suzuki, President, Kind Capital
Yuji Suzuki CEO, bitBiome K.K.
<Moderator> Kenji Fujita
Kenji Fujita, General Manager, Business Innovation Strategy, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance
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