We will train
future leaders who will discover problems in society, take action to solve
open up the future of society on their initiative in any situation.
In any time in the past, social problems and challenges were settled by leaders
of the time to solve them and open up the future of society on their initiative
in any situation.
We will focus our programs and training opportunities on young people to help
them develop entrepreneurship and start ventures for the
benefit of society,
thus, to contribute to bringing about social innovation.
for Innovative Communities.
||1993 as a Waseda University student Organization, incorporated in March
||35 (25 full-time employees)
Provide young people with opportunities to develop their entrepreneurship and enterprising capacity
1) Entrepreneurship & leadership development programs including mid- to long-term internship program (related site:Japan
2) Incubation program for young social entrepreneurs (Entrepreneur Seminar, Business Plan Contest)
3) Development of social business ecosystem in local communities (commissioned by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Cabinet Office)
4) Seminar and training
||Executive Director Haruo
Miyagi (related site:sophia
Directors: Taizo Son (CEO, Asian Groove)
Allen Minor (CEO, SunBridge Corp., founder of Venture Habitat)
Masahisa Sato (UNESCO Asia Culture Center)
Auditor: Shuichi Matsuda (Professor, Waseda Univ. Graduate School of Asia-Pacific
|Achievements||2000 students and 650 companies participated
in the Internship Program|
More than 150 entrepreneurs (127 among whom were Internship Program
participants) have been developed. METI Minister Award 2006 (for Training