- Nov. 5 - 6, 2018
- Stanford University
Silicon Valley × Japan
The Silicon Valley - New Japan Summit is an invitation only two-day summit to connect Silicon Valley startups and Japanese companies. We collaborated with The SV Startups 100, a Japanese tech media project featuring 100 Silicon Valley startups, the Stanford Silicon Valley - New Japan Project from the Stanford University Asia-Pacific Research Center and Japan Management Association to hold this summit at Stanford University, the core of the Silicon Valley ecosystem. The summit features a Biz-Dev booth where Silicon Valley startups and Japanese companies can directly talk business, as well as lectures and panel discussions on examples of cooperation with Japanese companies that will both stimulate and inform. This summit will generate collaboration between Silicon Valley startups and Japanese companies.
Keynotes & Panel Sessions
Lectures and panel discussions will be held on the topic of Silicon Valley-style innovation with Japanese companies.
Startup Pitch &
Biz-Dev Booths (11/06 Only)
100 startups will have their own booths to hold one-on-one discussions regarding investment and Biz-Dev with Japanese attendees.Around 20 startups will be on stage to pitch while Biz-Dev Booth session is occurred.
We’ve provided an area for networking, with snacks and drinks to be served.
Day1 - 11.5
Stanford University APARC
Stanford University APARC
Masa Kinoshita is a president of Panasonic Ventures and a head of Venture Strategy Office of Panasonic Corporation.
He led M&A team over 10 years in Panasonic Corporation and Sanyo Electric and involved in lots of cross border transactions.
Masa is Certified Public Accountant in Japan and received a BA degree in Economics from Kobe University.
Mr. Togashi has been involved in the development of heavy equipment of Komatsu for over 20 years, including as a career of a design engineer of mobile crushers, hybrid excavators and etc. Through open innovation promotion activities, he became a member of the office of the CTO in 2014 and he spends almost half a year in Bay area. As an outside committee activities, he is served as a chairperson of the research and development management committee.
Founder, CEO & President
Founder, CEO & President
Day2 - 11.6
General Partner at SOSV & Founder
VP of Business Development
Head of APAC Sales & Business Development
Vice President, Corporate Development
Head of Commercialization
Silicon Valley Startups
Aquifi provides automation solutions for repetitive and time sensitive tasks in manufacturing and logistics, using 3D computer vision and AI.
Voicera create voice-activated AI tools that increase productivity stemming from meetings.
Primus Power offers long-duration, fade-free energy storage solutions for the smart grid.
IndoorAtlas is the indoor positioning platform for mobile applications.
Element Analytics provides rapidly transforms data for industrial organizations for greater efficiency and sustainability.
Ridecell empowers mobility operators, including OEMs, car rental, fleets,etc for maximize the ride/carsharing and autonomous fleet services.
Parsable is the connected worker platform to digitize, execute and collaborate around standard work.
QC Ware is developing quantum-powered applications in collaboration with a wide range of Fortune 500 companies and government agencies.
Owl is a car security camera designed to help with the major events that concern car owners: break-ins, dents and traffic stops.
Sift Science is a machine learning company that fuels business growth by protecting businesses and their customers from all vectors of fraud and abuse.
Percolata helps retailers optimize their retail sales teams giving retailers up to a 30% sales uplift using the same labor budget.
Rigetti Computing is building the world’s most powerful computers to help solve humanity’s most pressing and important problems.
Demisto provides Security Platform that combines orchestration, incident management and interactive investigation into a seamless experience.
EverCharge provides EVSE to multi-family housing such as apartments and condos.
NEXT Trucking is a digital marketplace that brings together shippers who have loads and owner/operators and small fleets who can move them.
Passage AI's platform provides the AI, NLU/P and deep learning technology to create a conversational interface or chatbot for your business.
Bestmile empowers mobility providers to deploy, manage and optimize autonomous and conventional driven vehicle fleets.
Instrumental is a manufacturing technology company that helps our customers build smarter and better.
Fyusion enables more immersive & engaging imaging for Automotive and E-commerce businesses,
Inbenta is an AI-powered intelligent search platform that makes it easy for the consumers to find the information without contact customer support.
Node is the first AI-powered discovery engine that connects people with opportunity at massive scale.
Karamba’s Autonomous Security, award winning software, protects vehicles’ Electronic Control Unit (ECU) from cyberattacks.
Atheer provides an Augmented Reality platform for Enterprises looking to transform the productivity, effectiveness, accuracy and safety of their workforces.
Lucidworks builds AI-powered search and discovery applications for some of the world’s largest brands.
The ThoughtSpot Relational Search platform allows everyone to get direct access to data, even entirely non-technical people.
Dremio makes data engineering teams more productive, and data consumers more self-sufficient.
Anomali Threat Platform to detect threats, understand the adversary, and respond effectively.
Avaamo provides an enterprise AI platform that dramatically simplifies the time needed to design and deploy AI bots in text and voice.
Smart buildings are more reliable, more efficient, and more automated. By combining patented sensors and AI, Verdigris learns how buildings operate.
Rhumbix modernizes construction field operations, helping builders go paperless in the field and improving how they measure and manage labor productivity.
Leading Fog Computing for Industrial customers to enable real-time advanced data operation and ML
Spire is a space to cloud data analytics company that provides the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking.
BeBop Sensors makes fabric sensors that are flexible, connecting squishy humans with rigid computers.
Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks.
Wonolo is the leading on-demand staffing platform enabling businesses to fill their immediate labor needs.
Smartcar is the connected car API for developers that make it possible for developers to build apps for cars easily, safely and quickly.
Ouster provides LIDAR sensors that can be used all sizes in autonomous vehicles, drones, security, mapping, smart cities, mining, robotics, or etc
Listia is a peer-to-peer marketplace where Users buy and sell using the XNK cryptocurrency
Imply is a high-performance analytics solution to store, query, and visualize operational data focus on creating static reports
Building long-range radar with imaging capabilities for autonomous vehicles, radios for Fixed Wireless communication, and 5G relays for telcos.
CLEARink is a leader in reflective display technology for eSchoolbooks, wearables, IoT and Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs), outdoor signage and automotive.
ELIX Wireless develops low-frequency, low-EMI wireless power transfer modules for charging EV, AGV, and autonomous eMobility fleets safely and efficiently.
indie Semiconductor specializes in integrating to create mixed-signal sub-systems, reducing cost and size and increasing reliability and security.
Cogniac offer an Enterprise class visual AI SW system where we automate visual inspection tasks to human level accuracy and beyond.
Zendrive is a mobile drive analytics platform for insurers, fleets, cities and everyday drivers.
3D/VR Hardware + SaaS technology for capturing existing spaces and converting to virtual tours
PRENAV sells precision-guided drones and hi-resolution 3D data about industrial structures.
Neurotrack Technologies is a digital therapeutics company dedicated to empowering people to prevent memory loss.
Matternet is the leading developer of advanced technology platform for on-demand aerial delivery.
Drawbridge Identity Graph can be licensed by brands and enterprises for applications in adtech and beyond many applications
The Xage Security Suite is the first and only blockchain-protected security platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT).
Symbio Robotics is a SaaS company dedicated to strengthening manufacturing systems through the development of AI and Robotics software.
Increases revenue for enterprises by delivering faster, safer & more compelling digital experiences
Modbot aims to provide a complete robot development platform to empower all creators from large manufacturers to individual makers and hobbyists.
Open Garden is building a protocol that enables anyone to share their Internet connection and charge for access using our cryptocurrency.
Vicarious is developing artificial general intelligence for robots.
Branch is a universal linking platform that allows companies to track digital marketing campaigns, clicks, and users across all channels and devices.
Mocana provides mission-critical IoT security solutions for embedded systems and the Internet of Things.
Dialpad’s product suite covers the full range of modern business communications needs all powered by VoiceAI.
Cumulus Networks powers data centers ranging from small businesses and universities to enterprises and some of the world’s largest cloud providers.
Sentient Energy develops manufacture and sell intelligent sensors and analytics for the electric grid to help deliver power more safely and reliably