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Raising Capital in Silicon Valley and Globally
By US Market Access Center


言語 / Language:英語 / English

セッション主催者 / Session organiserUS Market Access Center

セッション開催場所 / Session venue:オンライン | Online

ライブストリーミング / Live streaming:あり | On-air

セッション概要 / Session description

More capital flows through Silicon Valley than any other region of the world. Learn the facts & techniques from those that have done it before!

The session discusses the various methods for raising capital in Silicon Valley and beyond.


  • Chris Burry / Co-CEO at US Market Access Center
    Chris is a serial entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience as an entrepreneur. Chris started and sold his first company while in college. Since then, he has been involved in founding eight more startups. One was sold to Electronic Data Systems in the early 1990’s. Another, Avanade, was founded in late 1999. When Chris left in 2009, the company had reached $1B USD in revenue with operations in almost 30 countries. In addition to his role as co-CEO of the USMAC, Chris is an Industry Fellow at UC Berkeley and a partner in a venture capital firm.
  • Ms. Akemi Tsunagawa / Founder & CEO at Bespoke
    Ms. Akemi Tsunagawa is the CEo of Bespoke, a travel-tech company in Japan that provides real-time customer engagement and measurement solutions for the travel & hospitality industry. Through its AI based chatbot "Bebot, the company enables its travel partners like airports, cities, transport-authorities, DMOs and governments to communicate effectively and privacy-compliant with travelers in location. Bebot's frictionless approach allows travel companies to gather deep insights about visitors, drive in-market spend within the constituency, address overcrowding issues in urban environments and communicate effectively during man-made and natural disasters. More than 100 partners rely on Bespoke's services including partners like the Tokyo Metro, Narita International Airport, Sendai International Airport, Tokyo Station, and the Mie Prefecture. Bespoke launched their U.S. presence in 2019.

※本セッションは、Venture Café Tokyoの行うThursday Gatheringの1コマとして行います。

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■Venture Café Tokyo及びThursday Gatheringについて / About Venture Café Tokyo and Thursday Gathering

Venture Café Tokyoは”Connecting innovators to make things happen”をミッションに掲げ、各種プログラミング・イベントを通じてベンチャー企業・起業家・投資家を繋げることで、世界の変革を促すイノベーションの創出を狙いとする組織です。
Thursday Gatheringは毎週木曜日16時-21時に開催されるVenture Café Tokyoのフラッグシップ・イベントです。教育セッションや安全で快適なネットワーキング空間の提供を通じて、多様な人々が集う場を提供し、上記のミッション達成を図ります。

Venture Café Tokyo is an organization with the mission of "Connecting innovators to make things happen". Thursday Gathering is the flagship event of Venture Café Tokyo. Through providing educational sessions and safe & comfortable networking environment at Thursday Gathering, we aim to achieve our mission.

July 29
5:00pm - 6:00pm
CIC Tokyo
1-17-1 虎ノ門 | Toranomon
港区 | Minato-ku, 東京 | Tokyo 日本 | Japan