Harnessing Silicon Valley

 
 
 
 

MANAGING OPEN INNOVATION: LESSONS FROM HARNESSING SILICON VALLEY

May 23, 2016

Joanna Drake Earl, General Partner, Core Ventures Group

Gen Isayama, Co-Founder and CEO, World Innovation Lab

Kenji Kushida, Research Associate, Stanford University

David Swanson, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, SAP SuccessFactors

 

BACK TO THE SOURCE: YAMAHA MOTOR’S CHALLENGES ON BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

March 8, 2016

Hiro Saijou, CEO and Managing Director, Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley Inc.

 

UNDERSTANDING INVESTORS AND PREFERRED STOCK FINANCINGS IN SILICON VALLEY

February 23, 2016

Joseph Z. Perkins, Partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

[Slides]

 

CHRONICLES OF THE SILICON VALLEY - JAPAN RELATIONSHIP AND LESSONS LEARNED: AN INSIDER'S VIEW OF LARGE FIRMS, STARTUP FIRMS, AND ENTREPRENEURS SINCE THE 1970S

February 3, 2016

Masa Ishii, Managing Director of AZCA, Inc and Visiting Professor, WASEDA Business School; Graduate School of Engineering, Shizuoka University

 

UNDERSTANDING SILICON VALLEY AND STARTUP ECOSYSTEMS: NEW RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC CLASSICS YOU SHOULD KNOW

December 2, 2015

Kenji Kushida, Research Associate, Shorenstein APARC Japan Program and Stanford Silicon Valley - New Japan Project leader
 
Kanetaka Maki, Research Associate, Shorenstein APARC Japan Program

[Slides - Kushida Maki]

 

RECRUITING TOP TALENT FOR JAPANESE AND AMERICAN STARTUPS - DIFFERENCES, OPPORTUNITIES, AND CHALLENGES

May 14, 2015

Casey Wahl, Founder and CEO, Wahl & Case K.K.

[Slides] [Summary (Japanese only)]

 

BUSINESS EXPANSION FROM JAPAN INTO SILICON VALLEY, OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES ~THE CASE OF DENA~

February 17, 2015

Dai Watanabe, VP corporate Development & Strategy, Dena West

[Slides]