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Japan Business Showcase in Silicon Valley — Meet Ten Hot Japanese Companies!

March 25, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Silicon Valley has long been home to some of the top businesses in the U.S. While its reputation may lead one to believe that technology startups are the main industry, there is a bustling portion of businesses that bridge international borders.

This event will bring together ten companies in the RakuNest San Mateo office for an informative showcase to be broadcast for free via Zoom.

Join us for a virtual showcase to highlight companies that bridge borders between Japan and the U.S.!


Bull-Dog Sauce
Curry Hyuga

Fujifilm Open Innovation Hub
Japan Society of Northern California
Sekisui Chemical
TCHO Chocolate
and more!

Date and Time:
Friday, March 25, 2022 1:00-3:00pm (US, Pacific Time)
Saturday, March 26, 2022 5:00-7:00am (Japan Time)


Agenda (Pacific Time):

1:00-1:02pm     Opening Remarks
1:02-1:15pm      Keynote Speech | Shinji Sandy Kimura, Chief Strategy Officer, Rakuten USA
1:15-2:00pm     Japan Business Showcase Presentation, Part 1
1:15-1:23pm      JTB USA Inc.
1:23-1:31pm      Hyuga Curry
1:31-1:43pm      SAFU Sake
1:43-1:51pm      Fujifilm Open Innovation Hub
1:51-2:00pm     Bull-Dog Sauce
2:00-2:20pm   Entertainment | Haruka Fujii, Percussionist
2:15-2:20pm     Break
2:20-2:55pm    Japan Business Showcase Presentation, Part 2
2:20-2:32pm    Sekisui Chemical
2:32-2:40pm    Onigilly
2:40-2:44pm    Japan Society of Northern California
2:44-2:55pm    TCHO Chocolate
2:55-3:00pm    Closing | Hiroshi Kawamura, Consul General of Japan in San Francisco


Haruka Fujii
Multi-percussionist Haruka Fujii has won international acclaim for her interpretation of contemporary music, having commissioned and performed numerous premiere works from luminary living composers. She has appeared as a soloist with major orchestras including the San Francisco Symphony, Munich Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Nationale de Lyon, and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. Haruka is an artist of the Grammy Award-winning Silk Road Ensemble founded by Yo-Yo Ma, also a member of the historical new music group San Francisco Contemporary Players, and a founder and member of Utari Percussion Duo with her sister Rika Fujii. Her solo recording Ingredients is available at New Focus Recordings. Please visit www.harukafujii.com for more information.

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March 25, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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