Webinar: Startup Investment Practices during COVID-19 and North American Ecosystems outside Silicon Valley
Oct 23, 2020
JETRO Chicago is hosting an upcoming webinar focused on virtual investment practices during the year of COVID-19 and the reaction of North American ecosystems outside Silicon Valley.
This event will take place in both English and Japanese, without interpretation services.
1.) Opening Remarks (Japanese)
Akira Kawachi, Business Development Director, JETRO Chicago
2.) The Midwest Ecosystem (English)
Manas Mehandru, COO, mHUB
3.) Overview of Open Innovation Tax Incentives (Japanese)
Hisashi Kanazashi, Director, Industry Creation Policy Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Former Executive Director, JETRO Los Angeles Office)
4.) Panel Discussion: "Startup Investment in the Year of Coronavirus”
[Moderator] Arimii Yamada, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrick, LLP
Shawn T. Stigler, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich, Co-Chair, Venture Best
Galen R. Mason, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Jeff Erickson, Director of Business Development, Carta
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Chicago