• UX Design Forum (L.A. - Tokyo startups Meetup #9 )

    5 professionals from Japanese electric equipment manufacturer Maxell will present new business ideas to solve problems around LA traffic. Japanese foods and drinks will be served ... Feel free to stop by and enjoy! This is a great opportunity to mingle with the international crowd, meet local cutting-edge tech professionals and spend time with fellow entrepreneurs. Agenda 7:00–7:15 Door open 7:15–7:30 Opening remark 7:30–8:00 Presentation, Q&A 8:00–9:00 Networking(finger foods and drink are served) * Tentative, agenda is subject to change ■Theme We focus on "Traffic congestion problem” in Los Angeles and will propose service ideas to solve various problems related to traffic congestion. We will research the issues that local people are facing and propose some solutions / service ideas that we can offer. We would also appreciate your cooperation in our quick survey. https://jp.surveymonkey.com/r/R9S9CK9 ■Who we are Maxell was founded in 1961 in Osaka, Japan, we were the first company that manufactured alkaline batteries in Japan. in 2017, the Maxell group has transitioned to a holding company structure, currently about 4,000 employees are working in the holdings. The Maxell Group has a management philosophy of "supporting smart life and supporting peace of mind surrounding people", and developing high-performance, high-quality products all over the world, centering on three growth fields. by utilizing our analog core technology, the Maxell Group is committed to improving the efficiency of automobiles, home life & infrastructure, and health & beauty care.

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  • MUNI HANDMADE -- GRAND OPENING!

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    Free, but mandatory registration on Eventbrite --> CLICK HERE (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/muni-handmade-pop-up-grand-opening-tickets-38878157616) MUNI HANDMADE SET FOR OCTOBER 20 GRAND OPENING IN LITTLE TOKYO Muni Handmade, organized by local community members, will host our grand opening on Friday October 20, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. We invite you to our handmade holiday pop-up taking place at 362 E. 2nd Street, Los Angeles from Oct. 13th - Jan. 14th. More details on performances to come. Muni's grand opening will feature an drop-in craft night (bring your own), light snacks and beverages. Muni will be a community and creative hub through the holiday season, with a boutique for makers to showcase and sell their goods as well as a variety of craft and maker workshops to engage and enhance our lively downtown neighborhood, with an emphasis on celebrating Japanese and Japanese-American culture. For more information, visit munihandmade.com (https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fmunihandmade.com%2F&h=ATO2sBXwEiCn9xY9SkXaUpya42g0SkP__P1I6VeGVFyJnuZdUUijxwPQYcZeQizJByHlzyHHAOx7s_9Cbn4vw5PXp-vNuBjWMC9dWMKrzNFaTyXw2v1_R1RKVbUvKyBXk_mNBn9RgtE1gHaU9JllDruv22A5TMTRPHIDpk10Y7NJJ5KAMDn6) or email [masked] PRESS CONTACT: [masked] -[masked] #Handmade #LittleTokyo #DTLA #LosAngeles #Japanese #Asian

  • L.A.-Tokyo Entrepreneurs&S­­tudents Meetup

    The Los Angeles-Tokyo Entrepreneurs and Students Meetup is held a few times a year in Little Tokyo and focuses on new, potentially bilateral startup opportunities in Asia and the US. At the upcoming meetup, Japanese university students studying ‘Design Thinking’ will introduce the process of this strategic problem-solving approach.They will also present their new findings on their latest research in the field. Japanese snacks and sake will be served ... Feel free to stop by and enjoy! This is a great opportunity to mingle with the international crowd, meet some cutting-edge tech professionals and spend time with fellow entrepreneurs.

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  • L.A.-Tokyo Entrepreneurs&S­­tudents Meetup

    “The LA-Tokyo Entrepreneurs and Startups Meet up” is held twice a year in Little Tokyo and focuses on new, potentially bilateral startup opportunities in Japan and the US. At this upcoming event, Japanese university students that studying Tech&Startups will show you a presentation of “Diversification of Working Style by the evolution of technologies” In this presentation, Young entrepreneurs/students group MELSAZEMI focuses on how the economy and working style will change in the near future due to the evolution of technologies such as IoT,Sharing Economy and Cloud Computing. We discuss how we should respond to the issue. Japanese snacks and sake will be served ... Feel free to stop by and enjoy!

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  • リトル・トーキョー・会話・クラブ

    RSVPはこちらへ。。。 (http://www.meetup.com/LittleTokyoKaiwaClub/) リトル・トーキョー・会話・クラブへようこそ! この会合の目的は東京とリトル・トーキョーの融合です! 毎月第2月曜日にリトル・トーキョーの中心で会合を開きます! わたしたちの目的は、英会話の練習をしたい日本語のネイティブ・スピーカーと、日本語の会話を練習したい英語のネイティブ・スピーカーを、引き合わせることです。 紹介からスタートして、お互いの交流を深めるセッションに入ります。15分ごとに「英語のみ」「日本語のみ」の会話セッションを行います。 お会いできるのを楽しみにしています! RSVPはこちらへ。。。 (http://www.meetup.com/LittleTokyoKaiwaClub/)

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  • Digital Marketing Study #2

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    High-Growth Startup with Low-Cost Today's constantly evolving digital marketing technology has created a suitable environment for startups to grow and succeed. Unfortunately, a lot of startups do not take full advantage of these new technologies and channels. Skoshbox (www.skoshbox.com (http://www.skoshbox.com/)) is expanding its Japanese snack subscription business all over the U.S. And Canada using low-cost digital marketing (most notably social media marketing), and they started to garner attention as a leading company of outbound marketing from Japan. Skoshbox has generated over $1.8M in revenues in 1.5 years with an initial investment of only $700. How did they achieve this? Yusuke Ishikawa, the President of Skoshbox and the young student interns from Skoshbox Japan will present the steps they took to keep costs low (marketing, operations, legal, etc.), and what they learned during that time. Drinks and snacks will be served after the presentation as well. Feel free to stop by and enjoy!

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  • Los Angeles - Asia Startups & Entrepreneurs

    The Los Angeles-Tokyo Entrepreneurs and Startups Meetup is held a few times a year in Little Tokyo and focuses on new, potentially bilateral startup opportunities in Asia and the US. At the upcoming meetup, Motiv Institute (http://www.motivinstitute.com/) students from Japan and China who aspire to be global entrepreneurs will present their portfolios and research to a panel of User Experience and Tech professionals. For US attendees who have ever thought of expanding their businesses into Asia, a discussion will follow focusing on best practices and insights in this area as well. Japanese snacks and sake will be served ... Feel free to stop by and enjoy! This is a great chance to mingle with the international community, meet some notable tech professionals and spend time with fellow entrepreneurs.

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  • Los Angeles-Tokyo Entrepreneurs and Startups Meetup

    Japan / US Business Expansion The Los Angeles-Tokyo Entrepreneurs and Startups Meetup is held twice a year in Little Tokyo and focuses on new, potentially bilateral startup opportunities in Japan and the US. At the upcoming meetup, eight college students from Tokyo who aspire to be global entrepreneurs will present the results of their search for promising cross-border business opportunities. For US attendees who have ever thought of expanding their businesses into Japan, a discussion will follow focusing on best practices and insights in this area as well. Japanese snacks and sake will be served ... Feel free to stop by and enjoy!