Return of the Dojo – Innovation Dojo 2.0

Tuesday night saw the second cohort of Innovation Dojo pitch to a packed house within the stunning level 17 space of PwC Australia at Barangaroo this week. It was a much different night from that of one year ago, with volume of community members, program style, partnerships and new elements of the program all ramping up this time around.

PwC Partner and lead on the Asia business for PwC, Jason Hayes, opened the night with a reminder to some and a revelation to others on just how well placed Japan is as an innovation partner to Australia, outlining some of the lesser known facts including that Japan is Australia’s 2nd largest source of foreign direct investment, only behind the US as of 2017.

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Could Australia save Japan’s economy ? – Kaoru Nishinakagawa

Kaoru wrote an article “Could Australia save Japan’s economy ?” in Founder Down Under.
Here is her article.

Innovation – Solving Big Problems for Australia-Japan with AJS

We will have an event with AJS 25th of May at PwC office.

Here is detail.
Speakers will include Jason Hayes,Partner and leader of the PwC Japan Practice in Asia Pacific, who will give an update on the startup ecosystem in Japan, and Joshua Flannery of UNSW Innovations who will describe Innovation Dojo’s recent activities.

The ‘star’ teams from the Innovation Dojo program, V-KAIWA and ChewmonGo, will present on their trip and insights gained.

There will be opportunity for questions and discussion, followed by networking with refreshments.

This is a not-to-be-missed event for anyone interested in the future of Australia-Japan business.

The evening is sponsored by AJS-NSW corporate member PwC who will host us at their new offices in Barangaroo.

Come and hear from two Innovation Dojo teams V-KAIWA & ChewmonGo about their recent Japan business trip and journey so far PLUS network with the growing Japan-Australia Innovation community at pwc in
Barangaroo!

Booking and more detail is here
http://www.ajsnsw.org.au/event-2539141