"Turning your ideas into a business plan ~ 2-day Social Business Startup workshop"
Organized by：Tokyo+Acumen x JSIE
Supported by: Women’s Startup Lab
Endorsed by：ACCJ, Temple University Japan ICAS, Health and Global Policy Institute
Date: July 1 – 3, 2016
Venue: AP Tokyo Marunouchi
JSIE organized 2016 summer program that is designed to promote leadership toward innovative solutions against various social problems, issues or challenges. With respect to the theme of 2016 “encouraging women’s initiative in solving social issues through startup business”, fellows participated the 2-day program by bringing business ideas and identifying possible solutions, so that they will eventually developing these ideas into practical and sustainable services or products. JSIE and Tokyo+Acumen provided lectures on social impact, basic impact theories, presentation tips, and how to take initiative over challenges we face under globalization. Twenty-two WISE Fellows experienced intensive group discussions and learning process with distinguished mentors and advisors. At the Talk forum, special guests shared their life-stories how entreprenuershp really changed their lives and makes an impact to the society.
Please find photos from summer program here.
|Friday July 1st 7pm
|Kick off –Introduction of participants and organizers. Idea presentations and teaming-up.|
|Saturday July 2nd
|Lecture, Workshop, Marketing research,
Talk Forum, Mentor/Coaching sessions
|Sunday July 3rd||Lecture, Group work, and preparation for the final presentation|
|Sunday July 3rd 4pm||Final presentation, Q&A, Judge feedback, and Award/Certificate giving|
|Sunday July 3rd 6pm~7pm||Networking & Reception|
Judges and Mentors
Sachiko Kuno is a co-founder of S&R Foundation in Washington, D.C. for the purposes of supporting talented individuals with high aspirations and great potential in science, art and social entrepreneurship. Prior to founding S&R Foundation, Dr. Kuno and her partner Dr. Ryuji Ueno led biotech ventures culminated in successful launch of Rescula® eye drops, the first bioactive lipid ever used to treat glaucoma, in Japan and AMITIZA® (lubiprostone) for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation in adults. In 2015, Dr. Kuno was awarded the Citizens of Georgetown William A. Cochran, and recognized in Forbes magazine in both the U.S. and Japan as one of “America’s Richest Self-made Women.” She obtained her Ph.D. in biochemical engineering from Kyoto University.
Suzuka Kobayakawa is affiliated to project development of KIBOU Impact Investment Team. Suzuka Kobayakawa has joined KIBOW foundation after having worked as Project Manager at a social start-up company in Nigeria, as Reporting Officer for UNDP in Nepal, and as a Team Leader at Recruit in Japan. She is also an Acumen Global Fellow. She holds an MA in Sustainable Development from the SIT Graduate Institute.
Makoto Goda is President & CEO of Nippon BIodiesel Fuel co. Ltd. Born and grew up in Nagasaki, Japan. Soon after entering Kyoto University (Law), Goda left the university and pursue own interest of energy-generating ventures, and founded Nippon BIodiesel Fuel in 2000, chiefly operating businesses in Asia and Africa. In 2012, Goda established a subsidiary of Nippon BIodiesel Fuel in Mozambique, and has been engaging projects of locally produced renewalble energy, food production, and ICT financial services. http://www.nbf-web.com/jatropha.html
Fumiko Sasaki (Council member of JSIE)
Chika Tsunoda is the founder and CEO of “Anytimes,” which provides commercial matching services for people who need help and who are willing to provide labor. Prior to founding “Anytimes” in 2013, she had worked at Nomura Securities and a major IT companies. Chika graduated from Keio University in 2008. https://anytimes.co.jp/.
Yusuke Ohashi is the representative director of non-profit organization Asuiku, which supports children’s education. Worked as a consultant at Recruit Management Solutions. Inspired by Mr. Tetsuo Kato, an influential figure in this realm, Ohashi started to involve in network-building projects for social business at Sendai-Miyagi NPO center. Founded Asuiku immediately after the Great Eastern Earthquake hit the area. Native of Fukushima, and a graduate of Tsukuba University. Currently holds trustee’s position at Sendai-Miyagi NPO center, and member of Sendai city citizen-public activity promotion committee.
Hiromi Murakami (partner of JSIE)
Hitomi Nada (Rep., Tokyo+Acumen)
JSIE（Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship）は、社会の閉塞感を打ち破る大きな原動力となりうる女性や若者の活躍の場を広げ、一人ひとりがリーダーシップをとり、力を発揮し行動することによって、誰もが自分らしい生き方のできる社会の実現を目指します。