I did my first event at Nishiogi Place and now I’ve got Hee Gun Eom on the podcast to talk about building a coworking space in Tokyo!

In this podcast (among other things) we talked about:

  • Growing up a “third culture” kid in Japan and attending Tokyo American School
  • Coming back from studying in the US to help the family business
  • Helping young people in Japan by teaching entrepreneurial programs to give them alternatives to 就活 (shukatsu – the Japanese job hunting system)
  • Getting funding from the Japanese government to help start the coworking space
  • Staying open to collaboration and creating a community of makers and creatives.

Find out more about Nishiogi Place here.

Nishiogi place is one of the most interesting coworking spaces in Tokyo

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