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At Tech Crunch Japan, Anis Uzzaman, General Partner and CEO of Fenox Venture Capital, organized “Go Silicon Valley”, a tech event in Tokyo.
Anis spoke about “How to Succeed in Silicon Valley”.
Four distinguished panelists participated in this event: Naoki Shibata (CEO of AppGrooves, Inc.); Satoshi Suzuki (CEO of Wondershake, Inc.) who came to Silicon Valley from Japan as an entrepreneur; Yoichiro Taku (Corporate and Securities Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati); and attorney. Richard Melmon (Managing Director, Bullpen Capital) ,an investor.
The four panelists provided tips on how to succeed in Silicon Valley.
Mr. Shibata shared his experiences in starting his iphone app through 500 Startups.
Mr. Suzuki introduced his fund raising experiences and expertise as an entrepreneur.
Mr. Taku, advised on legal techniques, and how to apply for visas in the USA.
Mr. Melmon who is an investor, emphasized the essence of startup success by explaining the importance of exciting and relevant ideas.
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