7/27 FuckUp Nights Tokyo Vol. 11 - Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor! 失敗は成功に味わいを与える調味料である!

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:00 - 22:00

Impact HUB Tokyo

2-11-3 Meguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo


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FuckUp Nights Tokyo is back for Volume 11 on Thursday July 27th! Our previous volume in April was a blast so we are already excited to be inspired by the next FuckUp stories about failure and the lessons learned from them. Make sure to get your prepaid ticket for the event and save a 1000 yen! See you all at the next event!

Speakers Wanted! 登壇者募集中!
We are looking for speakers who would like to share their stories with our audience! Do you have a project that went down south, a business deal that fell through, or any other type of story you can share with us, please join us on stage! Speaker applications can be send through the following form: Tell us your FuckUp Story!

About FuckUp Nights

FuckUp Nights is a global movement that started in Mexico in 2012 and has spread to +200 cities in more than 70 countries around the world. The concept of FuckUp Nights is simple: breaking away from the stigmas surrounding (business) ‘failure’. The lessons we can learn from failure are often more valuable and interesting than stories about success. The majority of startups and professionals don’t create ‘the project of year’ on their first attempt, yet we rarely hear about their failures in books, magazines or at events. FuckUp Nights wants to change that by organizing events where people are able to come together, network, share, learn and celebrate stories about business failure. Want to know more details? Check out our online facebook community!

Why join FuckUp Nights Tokyo?

We would like to invite all (aspiring) entrepreneurs, freelancers and professionals who want to hear, share, discuss and celebrate stories about business failure. We offer you an opportunity to freely discuss the concept of failure, and learn from the experiences of others; all in a cozy and casual setting. This will be a great opportunity for you to meet new like-minded people and have a chance to share issues that you do usually not tend to discuss at other events.

The Fuck Up Nights Event Format

The format of every FuckUp Nights is simple: 3 or 4 people take the stage to share their FuckUp stories, followed by a Q&A, and ending with time to network. The presenters tell their story through 10 images, each projected for exactly 40 seconds. The stories are always structured in the following way:

1) What was your project?
2) What went wrong?
3) What did you learn?
4) What would you do differently?

Speaker Profiles (TBD) スピーカーのプロフィール情報(現在調整中)
We will up date the speakers info once we confirmed!

1. Paul McMahon
Founder of Doorkeeper


Short Bio:
Paul runs Doorkeeper, which helps communities grow through events. He writes about being a developer and entrepreneur in Japan at TokyoDev.

Story Teaser:
Like many entrepreneurs, I have competitive personality. This has been an asset, helping me to persevere through challenges to meet my goals. It has also been a liability though, blinding me to the bigger picture and damaging relationships. In this presentation, I'll talk about a business I launched to great initial success, but was ultimately a failure, in large part due to my competitive nature.

2. Charles McJilton
Founder of Second Harvest Japan


Short Bio:
Charles McJilton incorporated the first food bank in Japan (Second Harvest Japan, 2002); established a U.S. non-profit to promote food banking in Asia (Second Harvest Asia, 2010); and, incorporated a public-interest foundation with the Cabinet Office to act as the national network of food banks (Alliance for Japan Foodbanks, 2013). He is currently the CEO of Second Harvest Japan and Executive Director of Second Harvest Asia. He also sits on several boards related to food security. Charles believes in applying business principles and entrepreneurism to address social issues. He has a rather unique worldview and approach to his work that sets his non-profit apart from any other in the world.
Story Teaser:
Fuckups are always premised on two things: outcome and perspective. His story is a gentle reminder of the importance of values to recognize and address fuckups.

Impact HUB Tokyo as the Official FuckUp Nights Tokyo Venue

Impact HUB Tokyo is proud to be the official venue for FuckUp Nights in Tokyo. Impact HUB Tokyo is part innovation lab, business incubator and coworking space where a community of (social) entrepreneurs gathers, connects and exchanges knowledge and ideas. As Impact HUB Tokyo, we share the vision with the global FuckUp Nights movement that the societal taboo surrounding failure needs to be broken. We host this event as a bimonthly series.

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FuckUp Nights Tokyo

Failure Sucks, but Instruct! FuckUp Nights is a community of people who share the experiences and learnings from their business failures.

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