RIETI Policy Symposium

The Japan-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum: Economic Revitalization Through Entrepreneurship

Information

  • Date / Venue: «Tokyo» February 12, 2003 13:30-18:30 (17:00- Reception), Keidanren Kaikan «Kyoto» February 14, 2003 13:30-18:30 (17:00- Reception), Kyoto Research Park
  • Language: English (Simultaneous Translation in Japanese Available)
  • Host: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), US Department of Commerce, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
  • Sponsor: «Tokyo» Nippon Keidanren, Kyoto Research Park, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) «Kyoto» Kyoto Research Park, ACCJ
  • * We are accepting registration for the Kyoto Forum only.
    The summary of the symposium and paper materials will be available on the RIETI website in the near future.

Agenda «Tokyo» / Handouts

13:30-14:10 Opening Remarks
NISHIKAWA Taiichiro (Senior Vice Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry)
William H. Lash III (Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market Access and Compliance, Department of Commerce)
14:15-15:20 Panel Discussion (presentations by panelists and Q&A)
[Track1] "Entrepreneurial Training"
Moderator:
MATSUDA Shuichi (Waseda University)
Panelists:
FUKUDA Hidetaka (RIETI / METI)
"Experience is the best teacher!" [PDF:248KB]
"Experience is the best teacher" [PDF:94KB]
MAEDA Noboru (Kochi University of Technology)
"Japanese Society and Entrepreneur Development" [PDF:100KB]
Raymond Smilor (President, Foundation for Enterprise Development)
"Accelerating Entrepreneurial Development" [PDF:196KB]
Lloyd Griffiths (Dean, School of Information Technology & Engineering, Geroge Mason University)
"Students as Entrepreneurs" [PDF:148KB]
[Track2] "Capital Formation"
Moderator:
Matthew Kipling Fong (President, Strategic Research)
Panelists:
MURAGUCHI Kazutaka (Nippon Technology Venture Partners)
"Japanese Venture Capital and Start-ups" [PDF:1.9MB]
IIJIMA Asao (North)
"Presentation" [PDF:423MB]
Patric Ennis (Managing Director, ARCH Venture Partners)
"The Japan-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum: Economic Revitalization through Entrepreneurship" [PDF:172KB]
John A. May (Managing Partner and Founder, New Vantage Partners)
"The Role and Future of Angel Investing" [PDF:56KB]
15:20-15:50 Coffee Break
15:50-16:55 Panel Discussion (presentations by panelists and Q&A)
[Track1] "Role of Innovation"
Moderator:
SAKAKIBARA Kiyonori (Keio University)
Panelists:
HARAYAMA Yuko (RIETI / Tohoku University)
"Comparative Study on Industry-University Linkage in Japan" [PDF:285KB]
AOSHIMA Yaichi (Hitotsubashi University)
"Threats to Japanese Industrial Innovation Systems and the Need for New Direction" [PDF:131KB]
Devarajan Ganesan (President and CEO, TRADOS Corporation)
"Entrepreneurial & Capital Entrepreneurial & Capital Formation Formation Initiative" [PDF:76KB]
Alan H. Harbitter (Chief Technology Officer, PEC Solutions Inc.)
"The Role of Innovation The Role" [PDF:100KB]
[Track2] "Legal / Regulatory and Physical Infrastructure"
Moderator:
Matthew Kipling Fong(President, Strategic Research)
Panelists:
FUKAGAWA Tetsuya (Warburg Pincus Japan)
"Regulations Hindering Private Equity Investment" [PDF:160KB]
HATA Nobuyuki (Kokugakuin University)
"Legal/regulatory and physical infrastructure" [PDF:68KB]
Tom Hicks (Partner, Wilmer Cutler & Pickering)
"Economic Revitalization Through Entrepreneurship" [PDF:56KB]
Jack Biddle (Partner, Novak Biddle Venture Partners)
"Economic Revitalization Through Entrepreneurship" [PDF:52KB]
17:00-18:30 Reception

Agenda «Kyoto» / Handouts

13:30-14:10 Opening Remarks
NISHIKAWA Taiichiro (Senior Vice Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry)
Alexander Almasov (Osaka-Kobe Consul General)
14:15-15:20 Panel Discussion (presentations by panelists and Q&A)
[Track1] "Entrepreneurial Training"
Moderator:
MATSUDA Shuichi (Waseda University)
Panelists:
FUKUDA Hidetaka (RIETI / METI)
"Experience is the best teacher!" [PDF:248KB]
"Experience is the best teacher" [PDF:94KB]
SHIOZAWA Yoshinori (Osaka City University)
"Current Situation and Problems of Entrepreneurs Training in Japan" [PDF:81KB]
Raymond Smilor (President, Foundation for Enterprise Development)
"Accelerating Entrepreneurial Development" [PDF:196KB]
Lloyd Griffiths (Dean, School of Information Technology & Engineering, Geroge Mason University) "Students as Entrepreneurs" [PDF:148KB]
[Track2] "Capital Formation"
Moderator:
Matthew Kipling Fong (President, Strategic Research)
Panelists:
KAWAKE Yoji (Future Venture Capital)
"Capital Formation" [PDF:44KB]
TSUJI Osamu (Samco International, Inc.)
"Start-up Companies and Growth Strategies" [PDF:181KB]
Patric Ennis (Managing Director, ARCH Venture Partners)
"The Japan-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum: Economic Revitalization through Entrepreneurship" [PDF:172KB]
John A. May (Managing Partner and Founder, New Vantage Partners)
"The Role and Future of Angel Investing" [PDF:56KB]
15:20-15:50 Coffee Break
15:50-16:55 Panel Discussion (presentations by panelists and Q&A)
[Track2] "Legal / Regulatory and Physical Infrastructure"
Moderator:
Norman R. Solberg (President, Solberg International Law Offices, Japan)
Panelists:
HATA Nobuyuki (Kokugakuin University)
"Legal/regulatory and physical infrastructure" [PDF:68KB]
SHINDO Jiro (Celartem Technology)
"Starting up Celartem" [PDF:551KB]
Tom Hicks (Partner, Wilmer Cutler & Pickering)
"Economic Revitalization Through Entrepreneurship" [PDF:56KB]
Jack Biddle (Partner, Novak Biddle Venture Partners)
"Economic Revitalization Through Entrepreneurship" [PDF:52KB]
17:00-18:30 Reception