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3 Rules When Entrepreneurs Ask for Advice

Image by mars_discovery_district on Flickr As your lifestyle and family structure change, it becomes harder to allocate good chunk of your time just for reading books or diving really deep into someone’s thoughts. Despite I’m also facing the same difficulties, there are 2 podcasts I listen to every week for the past few years. Startups For the Rest Of Us and Mixergy, the former focusing on bootstrapped startups (the companies that are self-funded without Read More...

Startup Lecture at Kyoto University Design School

On March 19th and 20th, I will be joining the 2-day startup lecture organized by Kyoto University Design School (aka D-School). Joining me is Mr. Soga from KAPION who sold his DVD authoring startup to Apple and Mr. Matsuda from SARR who is dedicated to academic-industry collaboration and bio-tech startups for the 15 years. Below is a brochure for the lecture. This is a open lecture so everyone interested in entrepreneurship, startups, Read More...

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Founder Institute Officially Launches First Japanese Chapter in Kansai

The Founder Institute, the world’s largest startup accelerator, is proud to announce that it is launching its first Japanese chapter in Kansai. The first ever semester in Kansai begins this Spring and is currently accepting applications. With plans to run two semesters annually, the program aims to launch over 20 meaningful and enduring home-grown technology companies per year in Japan. The news of the Kansai Founder Institute launch was covered by Ken Nishimura of Read More...