Careers in Venture Capital for PhDs
Join the Managing Partner and Investment Associates from the University of Tokyo Edge Capital to explore the topic of careers in venture capital for PhDs. Snacks will be provided. No registration required. 11 April 2022 | 17:00-18:00 | Room C210
Join us for an informal lunchtime "fireside chat" with Shozo Kamiya, Founder of I'm Beside You, a startup developing multimodal AI systems to improve online communications and make them more personalized to the individual. 28 March 2022 | 12:00-13:00 | C210
At our next Innovators Society meeting, we will be joined by Graham Garner, our resident Technology Licensing Specialist at OIST - to talk about Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and other research agreements you may need to use throughout your career.
OIST Innovators Society - Workshop 2: 'How to make a Capitalization Table'
This session is meant to provide an explanation of how stock holdings are recorded in a capitalization or “cap” table – what a cap table is used for – and how to make one. It will also cover stock options as compensation, which is important if you are starting a company or joining a company as a new employee.
OIST Innovators Society - Workshop 1: 'When and Why to Incorporate a Company'
In this session, we will learn and discuss about some of the considerations to be made, and the processes involved when starting a company.
OIST Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Eli Lyons, is holding office hours on Friday afternoons for anyone interested in working with industry or starting their own company. He also serves as a resource on various programs available to OIST to support researchers at the beginning of their entrepreneurial journey.
Panelists: Prof Hiroaki Kitano (OIST Professor, President of SONY CSL), Mr. Jonathan Solomon (CEO of BiomX), Dr. Kohta Satake (CEO of CureApp), Mr. Gil Granot-Mayer (Vice President, TDIC)
Moderator: Ms. Lauren Ha (Associate Vice President, TDIC)
Zoom: Registration Required. Language: EN/JP available.
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) and Beyond Next Ventures cordially invite you to join an information session on OBI-Hub, their recently launched co-investment scheme to catalyze and launch your startup to the world. OBI-Hub leaders from OIST and Beyond Next Ventures will be available for you to ask them anything.
At our next Innovators Society meeting, we will be joined by Dr. Masaru Nagura - General Manager at Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) Tokyo.