Keiretsu Forum Japan Session at Santa Clara University: July 22 – August 4, 2018

A Special Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Experience

Camp BizSmart is the leading leadership, product design and business plan competition for aspiring entrepreneur teens age 11 – 15. It is conducted at premier venues like Santa Clara University to inspire the entrepreneurs and business leaders of tomorrow.

Camp BizSmart has partnered with the managing partners of Keiretsu Forum Tokyo to offer to Japanese young people the opportunity to travel to the US to Silicon Valley in California, to work with successful entrepreneurs to create product solutions in a two-week product design & business plan skills academy. Students work as teams to learn decision making, design thinking, public speaking, teamwork, and business essentials from real world business experts. Keiretsu Japan is willing to support kids who want to be truly international person with international insights, skills and mindset to understand and to cooperate with others. Students will be challenged to create solutions for alternative energy, handicap mobility, water conservation, energy efficiency, brain science, and healthy food problems. Keiretsu Forum Japan is the 50th chapter of the Keiretsu Forum global business investor network founded in 2000 in San Francisco, CA.

Join Other Students from the US and Around the World

Teams compete at Microsoft, in Silicon Valley to be named the first-place team of their Camp BizSmart session. The grand champion team who is determined out of all first-place teams for Summer 2018 in the US, will be honored at a special event of the Keiretsu Forum.

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Who Should Attend:
Students age 11 to 15

Students who are interested in creating the next big thing and learning the secrets of successful entrepreneurs.

To create a product innovation that solves a business case provided by successful CEO’s of Hot Companies.

Language Ability:
The session will be taught in English. The Ability to understand and communicate in English is needed for this session.

July 22 – August 4, 2018
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Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, USA

Payment is made directly to Keiretsu Japan, Tokyo.

Camp Question and Price & Payment Information

Louis and Jun are coordinating the logistics on the Japan side this event. Feel free to reach out to them for more details about the program and price & payment information.

Louis Satoh

Managing Partner
Keiretsu Forum Japan

Jun Ueki

Managing Partner
Keiretsu Forum Japan


For information regarding Camp BizSmart feel free to contact:

Elian Savodivker, Chief of Business, Camp BizSmart and BizSmart Global

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