News & Events

October 20, 2021
Creating the Future of Healthcare Through Digital Technology
Healthcare is becoming more of a societal problem with chronic diseases impacting whole communities, not just individuals. Using breakthrough technology... Read more
September 17, 2021
Post-Game Retrospective: The Economic, Political, and Social Impact of the Tokyo Olympics
The Silicon Valley Japan Platform held its October monthly Benkyokai webinar,  “Post-Game Retrospective: The Economic, Political and Social Impact of... Read more
August 12, 2021
MPower: Shaping a Better World Through ESG Investing
Our September Benkyokai discussed the three co-founders’ personal and professional journeys leading to their partnership, their strategic and unique advantage... Read more
August 4, 2021
The Evolution of ITOCHU’s Business Model and Sustainability of Society
The Silicon Valley Japan Platform’s August monthly Benkyokai webinar featured Claire Chino, President & CEO, ITOCHU International Inc. Itochu is... Read more
July 7, 2021
Why Clubhouse and the Social Audio is the Future of the Creator Economy
The Silicon Valley Japan Platform hosted the July monthly Benkyokai webinar to learn from James Andrews, Social media influencer, Entrepreneur,... Read more
June 2, 2021
From Wall Street to Silicon Valley: Adapting, Resetting and Reinventing in the Age of AI
Junta Nakai began his career trading stocks, but by 2017 his company had gone from 600 traders down to 2... Read more
May 18, 2021
Digital Japan 2030
SVJP hosted a webinar focusing on “2030 Japan Digital Reforms,” which was released by the American Chamber of Commerce in... Read more
May 5, 2021
Local Government Tackling Global Issues
The Silicon Valley Japan Platform’s May monthly Benkyokai webinar discussed “Local Government Tackling Global Issues” featuring three Japanese American Bay... Read more
April 13, 2021
The Art of Storytelling: Changing the World One Story at a Time
SVJP hosted our April Benkyokai to hear from one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2020, and the... Read more
March 3, 2021
Yankee Noodle Dandy: Building a ramen business in the U.S.
SVJP welcomed Kenshiro Uki, President of Sun Noodle North America and Hiro Hasegawa, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ramen Hero as our... Read more