Unreasonable Challenge Day ： 世の中の「ほっとけない」にチャレンジし続ける人たちの祭典
(注：東京大学公共政策大学院教授 鈴木寛氏の Keynoteスピーチがキャンセルとなり、スケジュールが一部変更となりました。)
参加企業が累計145億円の資金調達に成功したアメリカ発のグローバル社会起業支援プログラム「Unreasonable Institute」が産み出した5日間のハイパーアクセラレーター。「Unreasonable Labs」
■Unreasonable Challenge Day カンファレンス概要：
（Unreasonable Labs Japan グローバルディレクター Sam Goodman氏）
モデレーター： 一般社団法人C4 専務取締役 長尾 純子氏
Ernie Gray アーニー・グレイ氏
Aunt Bertha はアンリーズナブル・インスティテュート・アクセレーターから600万米ドル以上の投資を調達し、米国最大の医療やソーシャルサービスのプロバイダーを数社を顧客としています。
Banks Benitez バンクス・ベニテス氏
Unreasonable Institute 国際展開担当上席副社長
Unreasonable Institute のグローバル展開の責任者。過去4年間、参加スタートアップの募集と選抜、グローバルメンターネットワークの構築、2016年現在23カ国に拡大した Unreasonable Labs のカリキュラム編成など幅広い役割を担う。コロラド州出身で、ヴァンダービルト大学経済学士、オーストラリアのシドニー大学で国際開発の修士号取得。ファンタジーフットボール、ホールフーズ・マーケットの無料サンプル、あらゆるバックパック旅行を愛する。
Christopher Blackerby クリストファー・ブラッカビー氏
NASA Advisory Councilや地球観測に関する国際協力部門を経験し、2010年からは東南アジア、アフリカ、ラテンアメリカの国々とNASAの協力関係を築く検討委員会のチームリーダ。
■Unreasonable Lab Japanについて
「Unreasonable Challenge Day」でお待ちしています。
Conference Program in English
■Unreasonable Lab Japan (ULJ) overview
A five-day hyper accelerator born to raise the bar in Japan’s social entrepreneurship ecosystem, ULJ originated out of the Unreasonable Institute, a Boulder, Colorado based accelerator whose participating businesses have achieved fundraising totals of over fifteen billion yen.
One year has passed since Unreasonable Lab Japan was first held. This year, ULJ brings an even greater number of social entrepreneurs, partners and supporters in a growing ecosystem.
The mountain we're climbing may be high, but we won't ignore the problem that entrepreneurs tackling some of the biggest social and environmental problems of our time need more clarity, mentorship and access to funding. ULJ is being run with a desire to support these efforts.
With that in mind, we would like to share some of these efforts that take place in Unreasonable Lab Japan, by creating a day, called Unreasonable Challenge Day. Unreasonable Challenge Day hopes to create a space for dialogue on social entrepreneurship in Japan. We will be showcasing supporting speakers, workshop facilitators, sponsors and participating entrepreneurs.
Japan is said to be a problem developed nation.
However, looking at it from another perspective, it could be a problem "solution" developed nation, with the opportunity to become a leader in solving social problems locally that can be applied globally.
We are hoping that this day will be a way to increase the number of challengers who will tackle solutions to the world's overflowing social problems through entrepreneurship as we are preparing a space brimming with enthusiasm. We would like to welcome you along.
■Unreasonable Challenge Day conference overview
Event date and time: November 6th (Sunday), 2016, 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Venue: Roppongi Hills Cross Point, 5th floor (Support: FreakOut)
Participants: Those with an interest in solutions to social problems, those supporting social entrepreneurs.
Event scope: 200 people
・Normal ticket (2800 yen) —General admission to Unreasonable Challenge Day Conference.
・Early booking discount ticket (2000 yen) —Tickets limited to those who apply up until October 23rd.
・Pair tickets (3000 yen) —Special tickets suitable for those participating in pairs.
・Student discount ticket (1500 yen) —Tickets to be purchased by students only. Please bring your student ID on the day.
・Lunch ticket (1500 yen) —Tickets for those participating in "lunch x networking" from 11:35a.m.-1:00p.m. Enjoy the delicious catering while participating in a special exchange with the social entrepreneurs. Please purchase the "event participation ticket" and the "lunch ticket" together as a set.
The main language of the event will be in Japanese, but we will have translators for people who need translation assistance.
■Unreasonable Challenge Day Schedule
09:30～10:00 Venue Open
10:00～10:10 Opening Remark
10:10～10:20 Icebreak Workshop
10:20～10:45 Presentation by a Successful Social Entrepreneur
(Keiko Koda, CEO of AsMama Inc.)
10:45～11:20 Social Entrepreneur Panel Discussion
(Ernie Gray, Aunt Bertha Founder/CEO, Ayaka Yamashita, EDAYA Founder/CEO)
(Banks Benitez, Head of Global Expansion at Unreasonable Institute)
11:20～11:40 Presentation on Social Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Japan's Innovation & SDG Imperative
(NASA Attaché in Asia: Christopher Blackerby)
(Moderator: Junko Nagao of C4)
11:40～12:00 Pitches by Social Startup Accelerators (ARUN, Impact Hub Tokyo, Media Lab, Unreasonable Institute, SVP Tokyo/Loops Communications, Social Entrepreneurship College, Susanoo/ ETIC)
12:00～13:00 Lunch and Networking
*Requires purchase of a lunch ticket. Cannot purchase the day of the event.
13:10～13:45 Unreasonable Lab Japan 2016 participating team pitches
13:45～13:55 How Technology Solves Social Issues
(Shingo Kato, Recruit Strategic PartnersVice President)
13:55～14:25 Impact Investing Panel Discussion
(Megumi Ishimoto, Representative Director of Women's Eye)
(Genc Baki, Corporate Contribution Committee, Capital Group)
(Reiji Yamanaka, Director of KIBOW Impact Investment Team)
Moderator: Ken Ito, AVPN
14:25～14:40 Award Ceremony
Prof. Kan Suzuki
Professor at the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Public Policy and the Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance.
Born in 1964, Mr. Suzuki graduated from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law before entering the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
After working as an associate professor at Keio University, in 2001 he was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time (in Tokyo). While holding his post as a member of the National Diet for 12 years, he served two terms as vice minister in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and has been active particularly in the fields of education, medical care, sports, culture and information. He is a guest professor at Osaka University (the Faculty of Medicine and the School of Engineering), a visiting scholar at Fukui University, Wakayama University, and Chiba University, a director of the Japan Soccer Association, an OECD education policy advisor, and a World Economic Forum Future committee member. In 2012 he founded the Social Emergence School.
Since February 2014 he has been both a professor at the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Public Policy, and a professor at Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance as well as the Faculty of Policy Management, Japan's first cross appointment between a private and a state university. From October he was an advisor to MEXT, and in February 2015 he became a MEXT cabinet minister aide.
Ms. Keiko Koda
Company president of AsMama.
Born in Osaka in 1975, Ms. Koda studied abroad in America and graduated from Kansai Gaidai University before taking up a post as both the executive secretary and in the international cooperation office of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency. In 2000 she transferred to Nifty, where she headed the overseas launch operations as well as public relations. While in office she proposed a large number of business model patents.
She gave birth to her eldest daughter in April 2005, and upon returning to work in April the next year she was appointed as the head of listing and IR. In 2007 she transferred to the venture capital company ngigroup (now United), where she was the head of public relations and IR.
After being made redundant by the company in 2009, she established AsMama in November of the same year as the company president (her current position). Her weakness: "free time."
Mr. Ernie Gray
Ernie Gray is the founder of Aunt Bertha, a Public Benefit Corporation in Austin, TX. Founded in 2010, Aunt Bertha is a search and referral platform for helping people in need find and apply for government and charitable programs.
AuntBertha.com, a social services search and referrals platform, is available to everybody in the United States - everywhere - from New York City to small towns like Ashland, VA. To date more than 225,000 people have used the platform - either to help themselves, or to help others.
Since graduating from the Unreasonable Institute Accelerator in 2012, Aunt Bertha has raised more than 6MM in investment and has some of America's largest health care and social service providers as customers.
Mr. Banks Benitez
Senior Vice-President of Global Expansion at the Unreasonable Institute where he is charged with scaling the Unreasonable Institute around the world. In his four years at the Institute, he has served in a variety of roles: from entrepreneur-recruiting and selection to managing the global mentor network to leading the curriculum design of the Institute to launching Unreasonable Labs, the experimental division of Unreasonable Institute that has scaled to 22 countries in 2016. Banks is a Colorado native, with a Bachelors in Economics from Vanderbilt University and a Masters of International Development from the University of Sydney in Australia. Banks loves fantasy football, free samples at Whole Foods, and any and all backpacking trips.
Mr. Christopher Blackerby
NASA Attaché in Asia.
Since August 2012 Christopher Blackerby has been the NASA Attaché in Asia, based out of the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. As Attaché, Christopher identifies potential cooperative opportunities for NASA in the region; provides policy and strategy briefings to the U.S. Ambassador to Japan and to senior NASA officials on current issues in space exploration; acts as an official intermediary between NASA and its partners in Asia; and participates in outreach events highlighting NASA activities and the strong relationship it has with its international partners. Though the majority of his time is spent on issues related to Japan, Christopher also is responsible for NASA activities in China, Korea and Southeast Asia. Christopher has a degree in History and Education from the University of Richmond (Va.). Following graduation he taught high school in Seattle, Washington and in Nara, Japan. He received a Masters degree in Political Science/International Relations from the University of Rhode Island in 2002 and a Masters of Business Administration from Georgetown University in 2009.
Ms. Junko Nagao
Executive Director of C4, an NPO dedicated to building an innovative social investment marketplace in Japan. To achieve this, C4 applies three strategies: 1. empower financial market change makers, supporting the development of a new generation of leaders in finance and innovation; 2. monitor, incentivize and reward companies that create long-term value for all stakeholders; 3. promoting and directing capital investments towards social innovation on an online, global platform. Junko brings over 15 years of developing multi-sector partnerships, leadership programs and organisational strategy in the US, East African countries, and Japan. She regularly participates in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, and more recently the United Nations Global Compact Network to promote the newly agreed upon Sustainable Development Goals. She received her Masters from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Bachelors from Barnard College, Columbia University.
Mr. Samuel Goodman
Mr. Haruhiko Sakamoto
Having gained experience as a web developer and planner in the training and education world, since June 2016 Mr. Sakamoto has been working as a freelancer in planning and events based in Kansai. As a specialist in education issues, he also lectures on the future of education. In addition, he is actively working as an SXSW Asia Rep. evangelist and a core member of TEDxKobe.
(We will be adding speaker profiles as we go on!)
Recruit Holdings, R&D
Impact HUB Tokyo
Kobe Digital Labo
Open Network Lab
The University of Social Entrepreneurship
■More About Unreasonable Lab Japan
Unreasonable Lab Japan was started in 2015. It is a hyper accelerator, working in cooperation with Boulder, Colorado based, Unreasonable Institute. The Unreasonable Institute provides entrepreneurs what they need to scale solutions to solve the world’s biggest problems. UI achieves this by identifying entrepreneurs with the potential to address problems at scale, and connecting them with mentors, funders, and partners to help grow their impact. UI has raised funds over USD$145 million. Unreasonable Lab Japan provides a curriculum honed by Unreasonable Institute, in a form tailored to match Japan's needs.
Furthermore, Unreasonable Lab Japan, in partnership with Ippan Shadan Houjin C4, is committed to the United Nations General Assembly’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted in 2015 by all 193 Member States - of which Japan is one. To date, Unreasonable Lab Japan has supported ventures making impact in goals (3) Good Health and Well-Being; (4) Quality Education; (5) Gender Equality and (11) Sustainable Cities and Communities. With the foresight, network and generous sponsorship C4 brings, we hope to further our commitment in improving People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership by highlighting our ventures and encouraging dialogue around impact entrepreneurship through this joint event, Unreasonable Challenge Day.
We are hoping that through giving them support, the world will become a better place.
We hope to see you at the "Unreasonable Challenge Day.”
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM JST
一般参加 ¥2,800 早割チケット ¥2,000 ペアチケット ¥3,000 学割チケット ¥1,500 ランチチケット ¥1,500
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