Total Access Japan – February 2019 Event

Please note that the event will be held entirely in Japanese (no simultaneous interpretation).

Seminar | February.08.2019 | 6pm - 9pm (Tokyo Standard Time)

Orrick Tokyo

日本語:Total Access Japan – 2月のイベント 

Orrick's Total Access Japan Event Series provides entrepreneurs business, tactical, and legal education through complimentary panels and seminars and networking events. The next event will take place on Friday, February 8 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

With experience representing more than 2,200 startups in Japan and worldwide, Orrick has witnessed numerous startups from different countries facing similar difficulties from their early stage to exiting IPOs. Such difficulties can be seen in startups in different countries.

In this session, Hiroki Sugita, partner in Orrick’s Tokyo office, will explain the common legal challenges faced by mid-stage startups from a Japanese law perspective. This event will also feature two guest speakers, Osamu Saito, Board Member & CSO of Silver Egg Technology CO., Ltd. and Nobu Kumagai, Founding Managing Partner of Wildcard Incubator, who will share their experiences in working in startups in the US.


Part 1:  5 Common Traps for Mid-Stage Startups

Speaker: Hiroki Sugita, Japanese Bengoshi, Partner, Tokyo Office

  • Friction with founder
  • Communication with investors
  • The importance of company documents

Part 2: Tips for a Successful Venture with Non-Japanese Managers and Investment Funds

Guest Speakers:
Osamu Saito, Board Member & CSO, Silver Egg Technology CO., Ltd.
Nobu Kumagai, Founding Managing Partner, Wildcard Incubator

  1. Diving in the World of a New Venture
  2. Reaching Success as a Startup with non-Japanese Managers
  3. Landing in a Cross-cultural Startup: Practical Tips and Advice

Date & Time: Friday, February 8 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Orrick Tokyo Offices (Map)
Language: Japanese (no simultaneous interpretation)
Fee: Free of charge
Registration: RSVP by February 6 (Wednesday)