What are the secrets behind working “location independent?” Join us on May 31st to hear what it takes to run a successful “location independent” business. Three specialists will share the truth on running three different successful businesses online: Blogging, Online-shopping and Online communications consulting. Don’t miss another info packed evening with the Women’s Start-Up Club!
Chris Kirkland – The Blog Specialist
Mr. Kirkland is a Tokyo-based tech entrepreneur and founder of ArtWeb.com and TokyoCheapo.com. He has been a location independent entrepreneur since 2006, having lived in Tokyo, Berlin, London and a few spots in South East Asia while running his business successfully online. He will give insights on how he created and developed his highly dynamic, popular blogs, and how he is able to communicate with his writers and collaborators around the globe.
Kyoko Bowskill – The Online Store Specialist
Kyoko started her company Link Collective in 2011, working with artists and designers all over the world who design her modern style furoshiki cloth. While selling through various events and markets, her main sales volume is through etsy.com, one of the largest online worldwide marketplaces for creative individuals.
Jodie Lightfoot – Growth Catalyst and Brand Strategist
Jodie moved from Vancouver to Japan and started her own digital marketing agency, Lightfooted Strategies, picking up a wide range of global clients from within her network, such as tech startup Shortlist.co; a luxury beauty brand from Switzerland; local non-profit Mirai no Mori and the Jewish Chabad House of Japan, and global management consultancy giant Accenture where she coordinated APAC-wide internal communications for 500+ Utilities professionals.
Note: Those attendees travelling to the Minami Azabu Centre by bicycle are kindly asked to please refrain from parking in front of the Kenzo Estate Winery. We greatly appreciate your cooperation if ensuring bicycles are parked in an orderly manner.
FEW Women’s Start-Up Club Meetings are catered by well-known gourmet food company Kiwi Kitchen. Based on providing healthy, delicious food from all corners of the globe, Kiwi Kitchen delivers gourmet meals and provides catering services for businesses and international schools, office functions and meetings, cocktail parties, BBQs and other functions requiring food delivered on-site within Tokyo Metropolitan area. The company also operates a cafe in Shirokane, right on Platinum dori, less than 10 minutes walk from Shirokanedai station.
- Location Independent
- Wednesday May 31st
- 19:00 - 21:30
- Members ¥2000 / Non-members ¥3000 (covers finger food and soft drinks)
- Minami Azabu Centre Hall
- 4-12-25 Minamiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0047
Midweek Lunch Mixer at Le Petit Marché Roppongi
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