|Date:||October 8, 2013||October 10, 2013|
539 Bryant St., Suite 200,
San Francisco, CA 94107
650 Castro St., Suite 300,
Mountain View, CA 94041
|Organizers:||Fukuoka Center for Overseas Commerce in America (FCOCA)
Jeanine Swatton: Senior Lecturer, Silicon Valley University & Santa Clara University
|Sponsor:||Japan External Trade Organization|
Hackers / Founders
|6pm-7pm||Registration and Networking|
|7pm-8:30pm||Introduction of Fukuoka Ruby
mruby – applications in various environment
Kazuaki Tanaka, Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
|Presentations by Fukuoka Companies|
Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, Chief Designer of the Ruby Programming Language
|Keynote 2: to be announced later
FORGET PASSWORDS? USE PERSONA!
Oct 8 at Scribd
Oct 10 at Mozilla
For more information, please visit Fukuoka Ruby.
|Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
JETRO helps U.S. companies set up an office in Japan quickly and cost effectively by providing expertise, resources, and industry connections. Because JETRO is an independent agency of the Japanese government, we are able to provide many of our services for free.
Scribd is the world’s largest global digital library, featuring an eBook subscription service that gives readers access to millions of books and written works. Launched in 2007 by Trip Adler and Jared Friedman, Scribd has millions of books and written works contributed by users as well as publishers, doubling in size every year. Scribd is one of the most influential websites in the world with more than 80 million active readers coming to the site every month.
Mozilla is a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to making the Web better. We emphasize principle over profit, and believe that the Web is a shared public resource to be cared for, not a commodity to be sold. We work with a worldwide community to create open source products like Mozilla Firefox, and to innovate for the benefit of the individual and the betterment of the Web. The result is great products built by passionate people and better Web choices for everyone. For more information, visit mozilla.org/firefox.
|Hackers / Founders
Hackers / Founders is the largest community of tech founders in Silicon Valley with 10,000 members. They have 42 chapters globally with 56,000 members in 18 countries.
H/F produces 1 to 3 events in Silicon Valley every week. They provide free technical education to the community through Hackers / Founders University. H/F does political advocacy on issues that deeply affect early startups such as Startup Visa, Crowd Funding, Health Care for 1 to 10 person startups and maintaining a Free and Open Internet.
H/F invites select startups to join its H/F Guild in exchange for equity, H/F Guild provides over a year of peer mentoring and support, connections to capital, pitch preparation, business development and talent services.