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Kobe-Kigali business networking event will be open


As a part of JICA Partnership Program “Kobe-Kigali ICT Business Initiative,” JICA project team and Kobe city hold "Kobe-Kigali Business Networking Event. The event aims to provide a business networking opportunity between the trainees of the "Kobe-Kigali ICT Business Initiative" Project, companies/ startups/ entrepreneurs in Rwanda and Japan through exchanging opinions regarding ICT business and technology.

ICT engineers, trainees, companies, startups, or entrepreneurs who are interested in business in the ICT filed are more than welcome to join us!

Event details are as follows:

【Date & Time】 November 2 (Thu.), 2023, 17:00 a.m. – 19:00 p.m.

【Place】 ANCHOR KOBE (Kobe Sannomiya Hankyu Bld. 15F

4-2-1, Kano-Cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo, 650-0001) / ONLINE (Zoom)

*This is a hybrid event connecting an event site in Japan, in Rwanda, and online

【Language】 English

【Participation Fee】 Free


16:30 Open(16:50 Zoom Open)

17:00 Start<<First 50 min.>>

●Introduction of Event & Opening Remarks

●Japanese Company/Business Introduction

- Ms. Kotone NISHIGOHRI, CEO, Ready to Bloom (Kobe)

- AVAD K. K. Representative Mr. Shion TANIYAMA(Online)

●Rwandan Company/Business Introduction

- Nyereka Tech CEO Mr. Shadrach N. MUNYESHYAKA(Kigali)

●Pitch Presentation from the participants in the JICA Partnership Program

- Representative of Trainees of the 2nd Batch, University of Rwanda(Kigali)

 ~5min Break~

18:00 <<Second 40 min.>>

●Opinion Exchange in two groups

19:00 Close

【Registration】Please access the following link for registration by Oct. 27, 2023.

■Event Site Participation (Japan):

【Co-host】Joint Consortium of JICA Partnership Program “Kobe-Kigali ICT Business Initiative”, Kobe city, University of Rwanda

【Contact】Joint Consortium of JICA Partnership Program “Kobe-Kigali ICT Business Initiative”

C.D.C. International Cooperation, Ms. FUJIWARA, Mr. NOZAWA

Email:★ (Please replace ★ with @.)

*To avoid any trouble, this event prohibits network business, MLM, solicitation activities to religious/spiritual organizations, sales and solicitation activities of life insurance, investment and asset management including FX investment or real-estate investment. Please note that we do not take any responsibility for the said sales or solicitation activities.



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