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NEDO and 500 Startups held the second "Corporate Startup Innovation Series - Tokyo"

February 8, 2017

On February 7th, NEDO organized "Corporate Startup Innovation Series - Tokyo" with 500 Startups which is a well-known venture capital firm and accelerator. Following the 1st seminar held last September, the focus of the seminar was how large corporations can collaborate with startups and it was aimed at the managers who are in charge of open innovation in those corporations. NEDO and 500 Startups invited Brian Gorbett (Director, Microsoft for Startups), Sriram Prakash (Global Lead of M&A Insight, Deloitte) and J. Skyler Fernandez (Managing Director, Simon Ventures) as speakers who shared the trends in Silicon Valley as well as the global market and examples of collaborations between large corporations and startups. Over 140 attendees joined the seminar and had lively discussions with the speakers and the 500 Startups team.

  • View of the seminar
    The seminar venue
  • View of the panel discussion
    The panel discussion