Breaking into Japan’s Market and Startup Community: How Foreign Entrepreneurs Can Succeed / Featuring Virtusize CEO Andreas Olausson – May 14, 2024 at NEXTHUB

When: May 14, 2024
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

What’s Going On?
Come hang out with Andreas Olausson, the CEO of Virtusize and a seasoned pro in navigating the Japanese startup scene. He’s here to spill the beans on how foreign entrepreneurs like himself can make it big in Japan. Expect real talk on the ups and downs of starting a business here, smashing through cultural barriers, and why schmoozing could be your best friend. Whether you’re a startup wizard, a business guru, or just plain curious about making it in Japan, this night’s packed with must-know tips and insights.

Here’s the Plan

  • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Doors Open, Grab a Drink
  • 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Andreas breaks down:
    • How to kick off and grow your startup in Japan
    • Tackling cultural hurdles head-on
    • Smart ways to dive into the Japanese market
  • 7:00 PM – 8:50 PM: Mix, mingle, munch (Drinks and Snacks on us!)
  • 8:50 PM: We wrap it up

About Our Speaker

Meet Andreas Olausson, CEO of Virtusize. He’s a tech leader with a knack for pushing Swedish brands like Zound Industries and Spotify into Asian markets. Post a stint at Ericsson and Business Sweden, he launched Virtusize, setting new standards in online fashion. Forbes Japan even called him a “Top 200 Superstar Entrepreneur” back in 2019

Who Should Come?

  • Entrepreneurs from abroad running startups
  • Anyone keen to explore business in Japan
  • Pros into international business and cultural vibes

FREE — and yes, you can have your drinks and bites!

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