Japan and Business interested professionals:
BIS x BIJ events aim to help you make substantive contacts that turn into real relationships, as well as build and nurture a community both online and offline
Business is Social and Business in Japan are excited to team up for our third networking event together on Thursday June 28th. Held again at the fantastic Mixx Bar at the ANA InterContinental hotel, we are very please to announce two great speakers for our second event; Tim Romero and Donny Kimball.
Our guests will speak for 5 minutes or so each followed by a group Q&A and social networking after.
Not your usual ‘run of the mill’ Networking Event, put this night in your schedules and come along to meet GoodPeople and hear some solid ideas about how to get the most out of Networking.
WHAT: Business is Social x Business in Japan July Networking Event
WHEN: Thursday, July 28th, 19:00~
MAPS LINK: https://goo.gl/maps/Dq5zKfQzFhx
WHERE: MIXX Bar & Lounge, 36F ANA InterContinental, Akasaka, Tokyo
COST: 2,000 yen (includes 1 drink)
SPEAKERS & TOPICS:
 Tim Romero – Tim Romero is a Tokyo-based entrepreneur, podcaster and author who has started several companies since coming to Japan more than 20 years ago. Tim also hosts the Disrupting Japan podcast and is deeply involved in Japan’s startup community as an investor, founder and mentor.
His podcast Disrupting Japan is a must listen for those who want to stay on top of the Japan startup scene.
Tim brought himself quite a lot of global press after posting a blog article titled; “Why I Turned Down 500K, Pissed off my Investors, and Shut down my Startup.”
Tim’s topic will be “Bootstrapping vs. VC/Angel money, what is the right choice for your startup?“
 Donny Kimball – is a public relations and social media marketing consultant at Kyodo PR with an eye for growth hacking. He has leveraged these skills to bring massive awareness and positive financial results to his corporate and start up clients. Originally from the United States, Donny spent a large majority of his youth living in Kansai and is a former PhD track candidate at Sophia University.
In this talk, Donny will discuss why social media is the way to go when bootstrapping a startup.
He will briefly explain the state of each of the platforms and why platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are superior to other marketing alternatives. Finally, Donny will explain the latest tricks of the trade and hacks for getting the most out of social media when on a tight budget.
RSVP please: https://businessinjapan.doorkeeper.jp/events/48436
Business is Social and Business in Japan intend to run events on a regular basis, so keep an eye out for more of them here on Jason’s GoodPeople Japan website or in the Business In Japan group on LinkedIn.
To make sure you don’t miss them in the future, you can register at either or both of these Event Management links: