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  • Greg Viloria

    Greg Viloria

    Currently a blogger/podcaster on Nerd Stalker and SF New Tech with over 100 interviews and articles published. Greg focuses on Social Media, Asia Tech and startup news.

btrax Presents – Japanese Tech Business Week 10/7 to 10/13

Just wanted to update you on some of the exciting things we are up to in the month of October culminating with SFNewTech Japan Night on October 13.


As our founder, Brandon Hill, puts it “We are organizing these events because I was inspired by other countries (Belgium, France) presenting at SFNewTech events this year and last year and I wanted to do the same for Japanese startup companies…It is important for Japanese companies to have this kind of forum here in the US.” Here is a rundown of the weeks events:


Oct. 7th – Fukuoka Ruby Nights -SF

When: October 7, 2010 Time: 6:30pm – 10pm Where: Twilio, San Francisco Spend an evening with with Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, inventor of the Ruby programming language. For those who do not know Ruby, Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, general purpose object-oriented programming language influenced primarily by Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, and Lisp. As an added benefit, some cool startups from Fukuoka, Japan will give a demo on some of their latest developments using Ruby.


Oct. 11th – Fukuoka Ruby Nights – Silicon Valley

When: Monday, October 11, 2010 Time: 6:30pm-10pm Where: Hacker Dojo, Mountain View Bringing the Ruby message to Silicon Valley. Spend an evening with with Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, inventor of the Ruby programming language. Again some cool startups from Fukuoka, Japan will give a demo on some of their latest developments using Ruby.


Oct. 11th – Matz @ Twitter (Closed Event)

When: Monday, October 11, 2010 Where: Twitter headquarters, San Francisco Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, inventor of the Ruby programming language, discusses application development using the Ruby language.


SFNewTech Japan Night

When: October 13, 2010
Time: 5:30p -10:00p
Where: Mighty , San Francisco
Interested in the latest Japanese web trends? Join us and learn more about the latest and hottest web trends from Japan at SFNewTech Japan Night! We are in collaboration with SFNewTech who will hold this event. Be inspired by innovative Internet venture companies from Japan.

…And Now a Word from our Sponsors and Organizers

To Create the Largest, Most Advanced Ruby-based, Business Hub in the World
…likes working with small entrepreneurial/start-up companies who have the desire to be recognized, admired– and trusted. We like these kind of companies because the soul lives in the grassroots.
A leading business and complex litigation law firm of more than 140 attorneys founded in 1938.
The Beer for All Seasons
Established in 2003 to promote the development of business relationships between North American companies and companies in Fukuoka.
A web-service API for businesses to build scalable, reliable communication apps.

Media Sponsors:

Japan’s Leading Business Daily
One of the most popular technology blogs in the world, known for offering insightful analysis about each day’s Internet industry news.
A hub for those looking to make sense of the online realm.

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