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Space Businesses in Japan: Tech Transfer and the Emerging Startup Ecosystem

Tue June 4th 2024, 4:30 - 5:50pm
Event Sponsor
US-Asia Technology Management Center
Bishop Auditorium
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305

Please join us for our 2024 Spring seminar series on “Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries.” Each year, this series surveys the most recent trends, patterns, and challenges of entrepreneurship in Asia and their relevance to Silicon Valley and the U.S. Guest speakers include entrepreneurs, investors and mentors, and other experts on the current entrepreneurial ecosystems of major Asia economies. 


Dr. Naohiko Kohtake, Professor at Keio University and Director of Space Service Innovation Laboratory, Inc.

Dr. Yuya Nakamura, Founder & CEO, Axelspace 

Shota Deguchi, Sales Director, Digital Blast KK and Visiting Scholar, US-ATMC

Moderated by Dr. Richard Dasher, Director, US-Asia Technology Management Center



  • 4:30 pm – 5:50 pm Discussion
  • 5:50 pm – 6:30 pm Networking Reception with light refreshments



The Entrepreneurship in Asian High-Tech Industries series begins April 2, 2024 and continues weekly until June 4, 2024. Seminars will be held in-person and on Zoom, Tuesdays, 4:30 PM – 5:50 PM. No seminar on May 14th. 

To attend in-person, please register at

To attend by Zoom, please register at This will register you for the entire series. You may cancel at anytime.