START UP EVENTS IN JAPAN – Are you getting the most out of them? Business In Japan September Networking Event


September 29, 2017    
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


NYU School of Professional Studies Tokyo
22F, Shinagawa Intercity Tower A, 2-15-1 Konan,, Tokyo, JAPAN, Minato-ku,, 108-0075
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Introducing Haruka Furukawa, Startup Operations at SLUSH Tokyo and some Start Up founders in Tokyo who’ve ‘been there’!

Whether you are a Founder, would-be Founder or just interested in the Start Up scene in Tokyo; are you maximizing your chance to get what you want out of attending Start Up Conferences, Pitch and Events?

After a couple of Blockchain and Business, Business In Japan Events last month, we’re back this month with another great Event to get you meeting people offline around subjects of mutual interest and generally Japan and Business.

START UP EVENTS IN JAPAN – Are you getting the most out of them?

WHAT: BIJ September Networking – START UP EVENTS IN JAPAN – Are you getting the most out of them?
WHEN: Friday, September 29th, 18:30
WHERE: NYU School of Professional Studies Tokyo
Three minutes on foot from the Konan Exit of Shinagawa Station (Yamanote Line, Keihin Kyuko Line)
COST: 2,500 yen
PIZZAKAYA PIZZAS! and drinks – let’s do it! (PLEASE don’t RSVP.. then not show up please!)


Haruka Furukawa runs Startup Operations at SLUSH Tokyo. If you were at SLUSH Tokyo 2017 and involved in the pitches or other areas of the Event as more than just an attendee, chances are you’ve met Furukawa-san.

Haven’t heard of SLUSH Tokyo?
SLUSH Tokyo is one of the largest startup & technology events in Japan. An entrepreneurial movement with an energetic atmosphere, including inspiring stage programs, technology demo booths, and meetings between startups, investors, and media. Have a sneak peak of their awesome event here:

Oya Koc Co-founder & CEO at Oyraa

“Welcome to the sharing economy of language skills”. Oyraa is a Japan-based startup providing a global platform for interpretation services. Their on-demand / on-call interpretation service will be available both for business & travel purposes. Learn more:


Saving questions mostly until the end, Fukukawa-san and Oya will be joined by some other Start Up founders and a pitch coach to answer any questions Founders and would be/soon to be Founders might have about getting the most out of Start Up conferences and Events in Japan, including:

Alex Fazel is the Founder of Chameleons 接客英語 and is a “Start Up Pitch Coach”, and has trained a host of people in preparing and delivering pitches on stage at Start Up Events, including to present at SLUSH Tokyo earlier this year!

THIS EVENT SUPPORTED BY HumbleBunny a BIJ Web Services Partner and Tokyo Children’s Garden an innovative international preschool for 2–6 year olds in central Tokyo.

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