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Event Report: Hack Osaka 2014

This is an article originally posted to Startup Kyoto. This year’s Hack Osaka took place at Knowledge Theater at Grand Front Osaka, which is same as last year. Hack Osaka is one-day conference with main focus on IT, hardware, and collaboration between startups and established companies in Kansai region. Keynote speech included Matt Webb, CEO of BERG Cloud from London, and Eric Migicovsky, CEO of Pebble Technology from Silicon Valley. Each speaker Read More...

How to Practice Your Pitch

TechStars published few days ago a great post about practicing your pitch to the prospective investors. Here is a quick summary of what I learnt from Next Big Sound’s pitch. Show that you have industry experience. Co-founder & CEO Alex White worked at Universal Records, the world’s biggest music company. Show that you experienced the same problem. Alex showed his frustration by putting hands on his head. A bit humor. “# of Read More...

Presentation: Slides vs Speech

One of my students whom I’m mentoring right now gave me an idea of new web service today. According to him this new web service can enhance look of existing presentation slides by applying fancy visual effects so that the result slides will look more appealing to the audience. There are already such web services in this field and the companies like Prezi does exactly that. To be honest, I’m not Read More...