Tribe Tokyo 2 Business Summit Creates Rare Networking & Partnership Opportunities For Top Business Executives From The United States, China and Japan

Tribe Tokyo 1 Recap, May 28th, 2017

Tribe Network International founded by Olúmidé Gbenro and Teamz Ltd. Co. founded by Tianyu Yang and Yanying Deng , will host a private business summit with top executives from The United States, Japan, and China on September 21st-22nd, 2017. This unique occasion coined Tribe Tokyo 2 will provide a rare opportunity for investors from The United States, Japan, and China to connect with startup entrepreneurs from The United States, Japan, China and even Europe (Germany) seeking funding.

This second edition follows Tribe Tokyo 1 which took place on May 28th, 2017 where 60 top executives from Asia networked at the luxurious Andaz Hotel during the red carpet networking occasion. Notable attendees includes Isao Ichikawa, former chairman at Nikon, and Ning Yang, of CHINAREN and who is one of the most active angel investors in China. The event resulted in 12 international partnerships with several more still pending. After the first summit, we saw a need to create a direct opportunity for investments and partnerships and include a pitch competition hence Tribe Tokyo 2 was born. The schedule for #TribeTokyo2 is as follows:

Day 1: Pitch Competition

September 21st(Thu) 09:30~18:30

The first day (September 21st) will consist of Pitch Sessions that will take place over 8 intense hours, as 5 powerful investors from Japan, China and The United States will hear 40 entrepreneur pitches from the Japanese market each lasting 10 minutes. Each investor will give away golden passes to the entrepreneurs they want to meet with privately during our evening red carpet event.

Day 2: Red Carpet Networking

September 22nd(Fri) 19:00~22:00

On the final day (September 22nd), a night time red carpet networking event will take place along with the 5 powerful investors, and the 40 entrepreneurs who pitched earlier in front of our investors. Other executive businessmen and businesswomen will join our event totalling 100 guests. Our investors will announce the companies they have chosen for their private meetings during the evening’s proceedings.

Investors & VIP Guest

Wu Zongwei

Mr. Wu Zongwei is one of China’s most influential and leading investors and entrepreneurs with a focus in real estate and culture. As of recently, he has been investing heavily in high-tech industries.

He is an executive officer of Hong Kong Golden Peony Foundation and executive director of Golden Peony World Carnival (Beijing) Investment Corp., LTD

The Golden Peony Foundation was founded in August of 2005 in Hong Kong and owns gold mines in Canada and Australia. As of February 2017, the assets of the affiliated investment subsidiary reached 156 billion USD (about 17 trillion JPY).

Gerard Adams

Mr. Adams is an American serial entrepreneur, millennial branding expert,philanthropist, TEDx speaker and business executive.

Adams is best known as co-founder of Elite Daily, which sold to the Daily Mail in 2015 for $50 million.

He is an experienced angel investor, millennial thought leader and social entrepreneur who overcame early adversity to become a self-made millionaire by the age of 24. Now 30, he has built, backed or invested in nine businesses and trades across multiple industries that have all delivered over seven-figure profits. While he continues his role as an investor and influencer, his mission in life is to mentor and inspire young entrepreneurs on what it takes to be successful and how to turn dreams into reality.

Peter Voogd

Peter has been labeled as the world’s leading authority for millennials and entrepreneurs by and numerous other international publications. He stars in his own TV show called “The Entrepreneur Grind” on the Whatever It Takes Network. He is the founder of the prestigious Game Changer’s Academy, which is the premier networking community for young entrepreneurs.Peter’s strategies have been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, Business Insider,, Yahoo Small Business, Yahoo Finance, MSN, and many other international outlets and publications.

The crux of Peter’s giving and influential mindset is based on the simple, yet powerful philosophy that the more people you are able to influence and help succeed, the more successful you in turn, will become.

Richard Lorenzen

Richard is an extraordinary American entrepreneur that built his career by venturing into online business and marketing at the young age of 15. He has incredibly built and sold a number of online media properties and at the age of 25, he is currently the founder and CEO of Fifth Avenue Brands, a New York based digital media and public relations firm. He belongs to the prestigious Young Entrepreneur Council, which is an exclusive organization made up of some of the most successful entrepreneurs in America.

With an extensive knowledge attained from his years of successes, Richard now speaks across the U.S to inspire and to empower his listeners into becoming highly successful entrepreneurs.

Timothy Sykes

The founder, Timothy Sykes is a millionaire stock trader, entrepreneur and teacher who has been featured on CNN, Fox News and Men’s Journal amongst others. Famous for turning $12,000 of his Bar Mitzvah money into $1.65M while still in college, he went on to now run one of the the largest online trading academies for penny stocks. In 2016 Tim founded the Timothy Sykes Foundation to improve education and opportunity around the world. The foundation has supported dozens of charities such as Make-A-Wish and The Boys & Girls Club and most notably made headlines with a $1 million donation to Pencils of Promise. The foundation has committed to building 1,000 schools for underprivileged youth in South East Asia, Latin America and Africa. Timothy has also become well known for documenting his journey and travels on Instagram for his audience of nearly 1 million followers.

Xue Ding

Xue Ding is the founder of OFO, which operates the world’s largest bicycle sharing platform that utilizes mobile applications. A number of major companies including Alibaba from China and the Japanese Softbank C&S have provided investment support that helped raise OFO’s enterprise value to $2 billion. Within less than a year, OFO will branch its services to seven countries, which includes Singapore, the UK, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, and the U.S in order to provide services for up to 8 million users across 170 cities. As of recently, OFO’s platform has provided 3 billion effective, convenient, and ecologically friendly rides for up to 100 million users worldwide.

Hou Jianwei

Mr. Hou Jianwei has experience in financial management and investment consultation with one of China’s largest companies grain companies, the China National Cereals, Oils, and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO), and is also the co-founder of Kown Fund Management Co., Ltd. He also provided management and investment advising for China’s state-owned investment development company, Hong Kong’s China Galaxy International, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC), and China XD Group alongside other private equity funds. He is also a member of the CIIA, the Certified International Investment Analyst, Financial Risk Manager (FRM), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and the Certified Public Accountants Association.

Kazuyoshi Hisano

He is the founder and CEO of CONOWAY Co., Ltd. and provides professional business coaching for a number of company executives through his “CEO Coaching” services. With his coaching services, many companies have reported increased sales, profit, and productivity.

Event details can be found on my Japanese partners Teamz Co. Ltd website: