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ERA DAY2018.12.21

Accelerators play a major role at the forefront of open innovation, where start-ups and large enterprises work in cooperation. Mr. Murat Aktihanoglu from Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA), one of the largest accelerators in New York City (NYC) which ties up with Keihanna RC, will be coming for this event to give feedback to some Japanese start-ups’ pitches and participate in a panel discssion themed “business expansion in NYC” with them and other start-ups in New York.

Date / Time -
Venue

ATR (2-2-2 Hikaridai Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto, 619-0288, Japan)
http://www.atr.jp/map_etc/access_e.html

Program
9:30
Reception Open
10:00-10:10
Greeting from Keihanna RC
Dr. Hiroyuki Suzuki (Executive Vice President, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International; and Strategic Director and Leader of Innovation Hub Activity, Keihanna RC)
10:10-10:25
Speech “Key to successful business expansion in NYC (TBA)
Mr. Murat Aktihanoglu (Co-founder and managing diector of ERA)
10:25-11:10
Pitches by Japanese start-ups and feedbacks by M.Aktihanoglu
10-min break
11:20-11:30
Online pitches by start-ups in NYC
11:30-12:20
Panel discussion “What is expected for acceleration program in NYC (TBA)”
・Mr. Murat Aktihanoglu(Co-founder and managing partner of ERA)
・Dr. Hiroyuki Suzuki (Executive Vice President, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International; and Strategic Director and Leader of Innovation Hub Activity, Keihanna RC)
・Mr.Ryoichi Fujimoto (Executive officer of Nippon Venture Capital)
・Dr. Kevin Li (Co-founder of PlayDate, Inc.) ※
・Mr. Yuni Sameshima (CEO and co-founder of Chicory) ※
12:20-13:00
Networking

※Dr. Kevin Li and Mr. Yuni Sameshima will be attending this event online.

Please note that the program is subject to change

Fee

Admission free

Object Anyone
Qualification / Requirement None
Due date for application 2018.12.19 17:00
Capacity 30 people

Notes for attendance

Pictures and video will be taken after the event for the purpose of information dissemination. Additionally, media interviews may be conducted.
Please be aware before attending that pictures and video of attendees may be used in the future.
Organizer

Keihanna Research Complex

Keihanna Research Complex is an institution which advances the “Promotion program for world-class research & development and verification hub (research-complex)” developed by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).

Secretariat
  • Business Development Office,
    Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
  • E-mail:rc-atr@atr.jp

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