June 2016 Japan NYC Startups: Venture Opportunity in the Clean Economy
Venture Opportunity in the Clean Economy
This is our 12th event, and we're thrilled to introduce Jiro Otsuka, Program Manager at Urban Future Lab / ACRE at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. We'll hear from Jiro about his stories & current / future of cleantech innovations.
If you want to learn about cross-cultural business between US-Japanese markets, discover new technology, and meet other enthusiastic technologists, please come and join us at Pivotal Labs! (and hang out afterwards at a bar nearby)
-6:30pm Door opens/ Networking
-7:00pm Opening Remarks
-7:15pm Speaker : Jiro Otsuka - Program Manager at Urban Future Lab / ACRE
-8:00pm Announcements & Open Networking
About Urban Future Lab / ACRE
The Urban Future Lab (UFL), at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, is New York City’s premier innovation hub for smart cities, smart grid, and clean energy. The UFL is home to various programs focused on policy, education, and market solutions for the green economy. ACRE, the UFL’s flagship program, is a mission-driven business incubator that supports the growth of high impact, early stage venture companies all addressing climate change. ACRE incubator companies receive business advisory services, introductions to investors, access to mentors and channel partners, as well as deskspace at an office location in downtown Brooklyn. UFL and all its programs are supported by NYSERDA, NYC EDC, National Grid, Cushman & Wakefield, and Lowenstein Sandler. More at http://ufl.nyc.
About Jiro Otsuka
Jiro joins the Urban Future Lab from Ernst & Young (EY), where he was an auditor for various clients in the manufacturing and industrial products sector. He is focused on working with startups and venture-backed companies that are building the next generation of cleantech. Born and raised in New York City, he enjoys travelling and trying new foods. Jiro holds a Bachelors in Accounting from Baruch College and a Bachelors in Geology from Queens College.
A special thanks to Pivotal Labs for providing us a space for our event!
We hope that this event will be a place where Japan & NY people can come collaborate. Looking forward to seeing you all!
Masa, Yu & Toby