Forbes Start Up of the Year 2017 Award Ceremony
November 2016. Tokyo, Palace Hotel
Forbes Japan, one of the world's most authoritative business news medias, celebrated entrepreneurs and Start-ups at their Annual "JAPAN'S STARTUP" Award Ceremony. Empire was called upon to deliver this special celebration.
Held at the beautiful Tokyo Palace Hotel, This event hosted around 300 managers, investors and entrepreneurs from 19 different companies across Japan. The Award Ceremony celebrated start-ups that pushes the Japanese economy into the next age through innovation and entrepreneurial efforts. Finalists were selected by the Forbes Japan editorial team with inputs from online readers.
The Award Ceremony included awards for the “Japan Entrepreneurs 2017 BEST 10”, “The Rising Star Award” and the “Most Influential Venture BEST 3”. Ranking number 1 for Japan Entrepreneurs 2017 was Shintaro Yamada, founder and CEO of Mercari Inc. For The Rising Star Award, the winner was David Uze, CEO of Trillium. And ranking number 1 among the Most Influential Ventures was Soichi Kariyazono of Globis Capital Partners.
The winning Start-ups will be featured in the magazine's Jan 2017 edition, which will appear from Nov 25th.
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