The app “Spacework” helps you find one-day jobs. It was officially released in September 2017, and registrations have exceeded 10,000 as of August 2018. The app is run by the company Spacelook. Representative Reo Taniguchi found the company when he was 17, and continues to take on new challenges to achieve his mission of “promoting a new way of working to the world”. Spacelook itself is a pioneer of a new corporate structure.
Inclusion Tech Japan is a community-driven initiative led by tech professionals focused on raising awareness for underrepresented minorities in the tech industry. Their first event held this week at Pivotal Labs Tokyo discussed the topic of promotions as well as better relationship-building techniques with your manager. Event speakers were Yui Anzai, Product Manager at Pivotal, Meghan Radke, Product Designer at Pivotal and finally Yan Fan, CTO and co-founder of Code Chrysalis.
Kathy Matsui, Vice Chair of Goldman Sachs Japan, is credited with the numbers behind Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push for more women in the Japanese workforce as a means of boosting GDP.
Wahl & Case was grateful for the opportunity to sponsor an intimate discussion of her “Womenomics” thesis hosted by the Japan Society of Northern California at PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Francisco on October 9th.