Consulate-General of Japan in Boston hosting

Grand opening event for its new satellite office

(May 8th @ Venture Café)

CIC Grand Opening Event 開催のお知らせ(5月8日)

Join us for the Grand Opening of the Consulate-General of Japan in Boston’s new satellite office at CIC! The Consulate General of Japan in Boston is opening a new office at CIC to help local start-ups and companies connect with successful, innovative Japanese companies. We aim to foster new collaboration and exchange of ideas.

On May 8th, please join us for a celebratory gathering at CIC Cambridge's Venture Café on the 5th floor, with opportunities available to:

  • Chat with us and representatives from large Japanese companies
  • See representatives from FUJIFILM, ASICS, and Takeda will make short, reverse pitches aimed toward start-ups and will be available for one-on-one conversations
  • Meet both Japanese and non-Japanese people from various industries and sectors
  • Deepen existing connections between Boston and Japan and potentially create new ones

[ 6:00 - 6:30PM ] Networking
[ 6:30 - 6:45PM ] Welcome speech by Consul General of Japan in Boston Rokuichiro Michii
[ 6:45 - 7:30PM ] Reverse pitches presented by Mr. Takayuki Kobayashi from Fujifilm Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Kaz Kawakami from ASICS, and Mr. Dan Curran from Takeda Pharmaceuticals with short Q&As
[ 7:30 - 8:30PM ] Networking

 Date & Time: May 8th 6:00PM-8:30PM
 Venue: Venture Café, 5th Floor, CIC, One Broadway, Cambridge MA, 02142
 Admission: Free
* The event will be held in English.

For registration, please visit here:
** Please bring a picture ID for access into the building

More informaiton in regard to the new satellite office

The Consulate General of Japan in Boston opened our satellite location at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), one of the major centers of the local ecosystem, on April 2nd, 2018.