Japanese Incubation & Innovation Ecosystem

Redwood City, CA

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Agenda

4.05-4.55 PM:

Trending Incubation & Innovation Systems – Japan and US


Session Moderator: Rick Rasmussen,

Sand Hill Angel & International Business Development, nestGSV


Session Speakers

Ikkei Matsuda

Founder, SARR (Science & Research for Reconstruction) and Founder & Former CEO, Hokkaido Venture Capital, Former Board Member, Japan Venture Capital Association. Pioneer of tech incubation in Japan


Banko Terado

Manager, Kyoto Research Park Corp. (leading Research Park & Incubator in Japan)


John Monahan
Founder & Director, Tacere Therapeutic (Silicon Valley Company funded by Japanese VC)

Kayvan Baroumand

CEO, nestGSV (Championing Silicon Valley’s incubation drive & global connectivity)


Bernard Slede

MD, Breakthrough Ventures (Monetizing Innovative Ventures)


Naeem Zafar

Faculty Entrepreneurship & Venture Finance, Haas School, UC Berkeley & CEO, Bitzer Mobile


Special Invitees: JETRO & Japanese entrepreneurship network in Silicon Valley



5.00 - 5.55 PM

Presentation by Emerging Companies from Kyoto


  1. Green Road Motors (sports car EV)
  2. Connect Free (Success story of US entrepreneur who moved to KYOTO)
  3. Pencil, Panorama Tech Company
  4. Mirtel (biotech - developing “Telomere” and microRNA diagnosis)