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FuckUp Nights Tokyo is back for Volume 14 on Thursday April 26th! Our previous volume in Janunary 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 250+ cities in more than 80+ 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 with their slides in 7 minutes. 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!
Founder of Rist, Inc. http://www.rist.co.jp/
Alongside his study of Chemistry in Kyoto University, Hiroki joined the Doctoral Degree Programme in medical-engineering pursuing the utilization of ICT in Medicine and Nursing. Through the startup phase of ExaIntelligence, Inc., he was involved in general object recognition, medical imaging development of tools such as heart MRI, chronological data analysis and system development. In August 2016, he founded Rist, Inc. which tackles social issues through science technologies such as ICT and machine learning.
An office has to evolve depending on the business content, company size and type.
As the head of the company "Rist, Inc.", which does image processing development trough artificial intelligence in Tokyo and Kyoto, Hiroki is going to talk about how his employees and business has changed in the past 2 years and how it continues to evolve today.
2. Misaki Iwai
Impact HUB Tokyo Community and Entrepreneurship Program Manager &
Co-Orgainizer of FuckUp Nights Tokyo
Community and Entrepreneurship Program Manager at Impact HUB Tokyo and Co-Organizer of FuckUp Nights Tokyo. Born in Tokyo and raised in Yokohama. Springing from a curiosity in space and people, she worked in cafes in Tokyo and Malmö (Sweden) before joining Impact Hub Tokyo, a basecamp/co-working space, to support entrepreneurs and help them grow together by running multicultural events and accelerator programs.
Projects with friends. Opportunities to learn and try new things together. It was supposed to be fun... At FuckUp Nights, Misaki will talk about how things can go wrong, and her own criteria for “good work” that she discovered through her personal experiences. After 3 years of organizing FuckUp Nights Tokyo, she finally stands up on the stage for her own story of fuckup.
3. Masaki Furuya
Co-Founder & CEO of Ether Technologies Inc.,
With 10+ years of development and tech management experience in various cities including Tokyo, Taipei, Chennai and SF Bay Area.
- Specialties: Web Technologies, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing
- Founder & CEO of ProEver Inc. (2015-2017)
Founder's contract, ownership ratio, product’s IP ownership... It seemed that everything was arranged perfectly, and yet... At Fuckup Nights, Masaki Furuya will circle back to his past to talk about how he managed to start his current business.
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.
Want to know more about us? Check out our website: http://en.hubtokyo.com/
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