Past Events

Six Things to Know About Twitter and Other Social Media

According to a 2021 Pew Research Center survey, about half of all Americans now use social media as a news…

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The Puzzles and Impact of the Chinese Covid Shock

After three years of strict, unyielding covid protocols, Xi Jinping’s government has suddenly reversed its zero-covid measures and reopened China’s…

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Evolution: Accelerating Innovation Through U.S., Japan, and India Connections

On November 2, 6:00PM (PT) // November 3, 10:00AM (JT), the SVJP Benkyokai featured a venture capital firm with a…

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Accelerating Innovation: The Rise of Japanese Startups

Japanese startups, once the “benchwarmers” sitting on the sidelines of Japan’s business sector, have now moved onto the main court…

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Managing Escalating Tensions in the Indo-Pacific Region

What explains the ever growing cycle of confrontation and worsening strategic interactions between the US and China? How can we…

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Grit and Humility: The Story of an Issei Entrepreneur

In 1956 with just $24.32 in his pocket, Akira Nagamine ventured to the United States to fulfill a 30-month contract…

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Crypto- The Promise Versus Current Reality

In January 2009 an anonymous developer under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin- the first ever decentralized cryptocurrency. Over the…

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Cybersecurity and Risk Management, Keeping Up with the Evolving Landscape

What does it take to deliver quality news to readers around the world? On June 1, 6pm PT// June 2,…

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The Decentralized Web, The Metaverse, and the “Next Big Thing”

Why did Facebook rename itself for the Metaverse? What is the metaverse & how are people experiencing it? Why are…

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Scaling Up Climate Change Solutions Under Different Spheres of Influence

When it comes to climate change, experts have been measuring our carbon emissions for years, and policy-makers have come up…

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