WISE2018 Forum “Kyoto Entrepreneurs Talk”

Kyoto Entrepreneurs Talk: Recreating Value & Going Global JSIE organized WISE2018 Forum “Kyoto Entrepreneurs Talk” on August 26, 2018. At this forum, we welcomed two globally-active Kyoto entrepreneurs, Mr. Masataka Hosoo and Mr. Mitsuyo Yamamoto of JOHNAN. They have talked about how they tried to overcome traditional mindset barrier and go global, wile struggling through trial and error, and both shared innovative ideas and how to solve such challenges. Event Details Date & Time: Sunday, August 26th, 2018 Theme: “Kyoto Entrepreneurs Talk — Recreating Value & Going Global” Venue: andwork Kyoto Speakers: Mr. Masataka Hosoo (Managing Director, HOSOO) Mr. Mitsuyo Yamamoto (President and CEO, JOHNAN, Inc.) Facilitator: Hiromi Murakami Speakers Masataka…

3rd JSIE Networking Event (Tokyo)

3rd Reunion & Networking Luncheon This event offers opportunities to network, reconnect and meet with new colleagues and mentors from JSIE summer programs & events and to share own thoughts and recent experience with them. This time, we are featuring WISE awardees, who would share their experience in WSLAB and GlobalGiving, and this would be a great chance for participants to get some insights. Participants are given opportunities to present their own activities as well. JSIE thinks that it is quite important to create a space for people to share experience and learn from each other, and to connect with others. We are committed to create such a networking space for connecting diversified talents. Stay tuned for…

2nd JSIE Networking Event (Tokyo)

JSIE organized 2nd Reunion & Networking event on March 25, 2017! This event offers opportunities to network, reconnect and meet with new colleagues and mentors from JSIE summer programs & events and to share own thoughts and recent experience with them. JSIE invites special guests, and this would be a good chance for participants to get some practical advice about feedback from the mentors and special guests. Participants are given opportunities to present their own business idea/plans and activities. This time, we welcomed special guests, Ms. Satoko Kono of ARUN and Mr. Naofumi Iwai of Peatix, Inc. COO. It was such a great occasion for all of us to learn from their business experience and personal episodes as well as…

JSIE organized 1st Reunion & Networking Event

This event offers JSIE members opportunities to network and reconnect with your colleagues and mentors from the summer programs & events and to share your thoughts and recent experience with them. This would also be a good chance for you to get some practical advice about what you do from the mentors and special guests. Mr. Makoto Goda, CEO of Nippon Biodiesel Fuel Co. Ltd, Ms. Suzuka Kobayakawa of KIBOW fund, and Mr. Gerald Lema of Cylon Capital joined us. A handful people presented their business idea and activities answering the questions below. 1) Why does anybody need your service/product? Is there any similar product? 2) Who is the customer? 3) How do you get…

4th JSIE Forum “Japanese Entrepreneurs Talk”

Japanese Entrepreneurs Talk: Engaging in Global Challenges JSIE organized the 4th JSIE Forum “Japanese Entrepreneurs Talk: Engaging in Global Challenges” on November 7, 2016. At this forum, we welcomed three globally-active Japanese entrepreneurs, Mr. Makoto Goda, Ms. Satoko Kono, and Dr. Shinsuke Muto. They have talked about how they tried to overcome social and global challenges such as poverty, health, energy/environmental problems, based on their personal experience, and shared ideas of practical hints to solve such challenges. Event Details Date & Time: Monday, November 7, 2016, 19:00~20:30 Venue: Otemachi Financial City Gran Cube 3F Supported by: Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) Speakers: Mr. Makoto Goda (President & CEO, Nippon…

JSIE Networking Events

JSIE Reunion & Networking Event This event offers opportunities to network, reconnect and meet with new colleagues and mentors from JSIE summer programs & events and to share own thoughts and recent experience with them. JSIE often invites special guests, and this would be a good chance for participants to get some practical advice about feedback from the mentors and special guests. Participants are given opportunities to present their own business idea/plans and activities. JSIE organizes networking event twice a year. Please register as a free member in order to receive invitations from JSIE to join these events. Please join us at next event! About JSIE Japan Institute for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship (JSIE) supports fostering global talent, and…

JSIE organized Third Forum

The Third Talk Forum “Our Challenges – Entrepreneurial Spirit Matters to Change our Society” Date: July 2nd, 2016, 13:00-14:30 Venue:AP Tokyo Marunouchi Speakers: Dr. Sachiko Kuno, President & CEO of the S&R Foundation Ms. Ari Horie, Founder and CEO of Women’s Startup Lab Both Dr. Kuno and Ms. Horie are very successful entrepreneurs as well as enthusiastic supporters, running incubator programs in Washington, D.C. and accelerator programs in Silicon Valley. At the forum, they shared their childhood environment and experience, challenges they faced, and lessons they learned. They also talked about why and how they became entrepreneurs, what they value the most, and tips and advice for those who aspire to be entrepreneurs. The forum was…

JSIE organized the Second Forum

JSIE hosted the second Forum, with the cooperation of Roppongi Academy Hills Library, on Monday, May 30, 2016. This forum features social entrepreneurs who try to solve social challenges based on the viewpoint of the making business model of social entrepreneurship. JSIE focuses on several entrepreneurs and their businesses that were created in connection with the Great East Japan Earthquake on this fifth year since the occurrence of the earthquake. We discussed various social challenges and learn how such challenges were overcome. A Look Ahead:Disaster x Social Entrepreneur x Sustainability Date: May 30, 2016  19:00~21:00 Venue: Roppongi Academyhills Host: JSIE Cooperation: Academyhills Library In her Keynote speech titled “Beyond your limit”, Ms. Ishiguro emphasized that it is…

2015 WISE Summer Program

JSIE was founded to help people unlock their full potential to promote social change with the cutting edge of technological innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. It promotes empowerment of women and minorities and raises an awareness, thereby building a society that men and women can participate in together. Our traditional values and cultural practices need to be transformed to thrive for 21st century. To achieve this goal, under the theme of “to be independent thinker and execute with confidence”, JSIE organized Women’s Initiative for Summer Empowerment program (WISE) 2015 at Roppongi Academy Hills during August 1-3rd 2015, to implement an awareness raising programs in professional education bringing renowned practitioners and thought…