News & Events

July 10, 2021
The Evolution of ITOCHU’s Business Model and Sustainability of Society
The Silicon Valley Japan Platform’s August monthly Benkyokai webinar will feature Claire Chino, President & CEO, ITOCHU International Inc. Itochu... 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 will host a webinar focusing on “2030 Japan Digital Reforms,” which was released by the American Chamber of Commerce... Read more
May 5, 2021
Local Government Tackling Global Issues
The Silicon Valley Japan Platform’s May monthly Benkyokai webinar discusses “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 will be hosting our April Benkyokai to hear from one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2020,... Read more
March 3, 2021
Yankee Noodle Dandy: Building a ramen business in the U.S.
SVJP welcomes Kenshiro Uki, President of Sun Noodle North America and Hiro Hasegawa, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ramen Hero as our... Read more
February 3, 2021
Leading with Passion and Values: Changing Japan’s Job-Seeking Landscape
Wantedly is a social hiring platform that allows companies and talents to meet based on shared mission, vision, and passion,... Read more
January 13, 2021
The Year of Cybersecurity
The year 2020 has been like no other in recent time.  While private companies and government organizations have made amazing... Read more
December 2, 2020
Ikigai: Finding Purpose Through a Journey of Entrepreneurship in Japan
In 2008, a trip to Kyoto lead Victoria Tsai to a meeting with a geisha and a discovery of their... Read more