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Discover the Cutting-Edge Intersection of AI and Life Science Industries: Insights from the US-Japan Healthcare Connection!

June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

*Hybrid Event

Dear Life Science Industry Professionals,

Digital Garage and Link-J, in cooperation with the Japan Society of Northern California, are bringing the worlds of AI and Life Science together!

We are excited to announce our upcoming event, which is the first in a series that will explore emerging technologies and startups in the evolving ecosystem of the life science industry.

The event will be held on June 22 (US) / June 23 (Japan) in a hybrid format at the DG717 coworking space in downtown San Francisco and on Zoom for online participants. It will feature startup pitches from prominent emerging leaders, panel discussions with experts, and networking opportunities to meet peers in the industry.

Joining us is a team of knowledgeable speakers from a selection of innovative companies. Multiple is investing in the promising area of neuro-diversity in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral disorders, such as autism. SpectrumAi modernizes Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy with data-driven tools that measure objective outcomes. Knowtex, a DX SaaS company, uses AI to transcribe doctor-patient conversations and automatically create medical letters (medical forms that serve as proof of insurance reimbursement). Yuma Nishikawa, a representative from DG Daiwa Ventures, will also be presenting.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from thought leaders, connect with industry peers, and gain valuable insights into the US-Japan healthcare connection perspective!_

DG717 | 717 Market St #100, San Francisco

Date and Time:
– US: June 22, 2023 @ 5:00 PM (PDT)
*For in-person participants, registration begins at 4:00 PM
– Japan: June 23, 2023 @ 9:00 AM (JST)

Agenda (Pacific Time):
4:00-5:00 PM: Registration and Networking
5:00-6:00 PM: Program
6:05-6:30 PM: Networking (In person participants)



IN-PERSON Registration
*No walk-ins. Advanced registration is required for this event.


ZOOM Registration



Dan Feshbach | Chief Executive Officer, Multiple, Autism Entrepreneur and Investor

Dan is a social entrepreneur creating new possibilities for people with autism. Before launching Multiple, Dan co-founded TeachTown, a digital education platform for children with autism that was sold in a substantial exit and now serves over 170,000 students every month in more than 1,000 school districts. He also co-founded Oak Hill School, a certified special education facility. Dan is a founding organizer of the Autism Impact Fund and an advisor to K-Ventures. Dan’s passion for neurodiversiy is deeply personal—his son, Reed, was diagnosed with autism at just two years old. When Dan couldn’t find any resources to engage his son in learning, he decided to build what didn’t exist. Throughout his career, Dan has helped countless autism innovators navigate toward funding, growth, and exponential impact. This work is the genesis of Multiple, his newest venture, connecting an ecosystem of entrepreneurs and funders around transformative technologies focused on autism.


Ling Shao | Founder & CEO, SpectrumAi
Ling is the founder and CEO of SpectrumAi, a digital health start-up that develops innovative solutions for life-changing therapies. As a mom of four young boys on the Autism Spectrum, she has a deep rooted passion for democratizing access to high quality care for families like hers. Prior to founding SpectrumAi, Ling delivered rapid growth as Chief Commercial Officer of Buoy Health, as SVP Strategic Solutions of AmWell, and in leadership roles in a decade at UnitedHealth Group ranging from national employer sales and account management, to clinical business development for the dual-eligible Medicaid and Medicare population. Ling started her career as a senior consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton and a research nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital. Ling served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant and a nurse and holds an MBA from Harvard University and BS in Nuclear Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering from MIT.


Caroline Zhang, Co-founder & CEO +  Jocelyn Kang, Co-founder & CTO | Knowtex 


 Yuma Nishikawa | Digital Garage (DG Lab Fund) 





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June 22
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


717 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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