Fireside chat with Ms Yumiko Hoshiba, President of Discover 21.

Plug and Play Shibuya - 1-10-8, Shibuya Dogenzaka Tokyu Bldg 1F, Dogenzaka, Shibuya Tokyo, 150-0043 Tokyo Wed, May 15, 2019, 7:00 PM (JST)

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About this event

This month, to support women Entrepreneurs, we are hosting Ms Yumiko Hoshiba, President of Discover 21 and a prominent leader in the publishing industry. Nietzsche’s Words from Discover 21, adapted by Haruhiko Shiratori, has sold more than 1.8 million copies for the Tokyo-based publisher founded in 1985.

Yumiko Hoshiba is the CEO of Discover21, the Japanese publishing company that turned 30 last year. Nietzsche’s Words from Discover 21, adapted by Haruhiko Shiratori, has sold more than 1.8 million copies for the Tokyo-based publisher founded in 1985. 

Mostly publishing business, self-enrichment, practical guidebooks, fiction, and educational books, we regularly travel to international book fairs including Frankfurt, Beijing, and London, on a constant mission to buy and sell rights.

Speaker

  • Yumiko Hoshiba

    Yumiko Hoshiba

    Discover 21

    President

    President and CEO of Discover Twenty Co., Ltd./ Discover Twenty One, Inc. Presiding business book grand prix. Director of Japan Book Publishing Association. International Publishers Association (IPA) board member. Aichi Prefectural Asahioka High School, from Ochanomizu University Faculty of Education. Joined World Culture Company in 1977. Founded Discover Twenty Co., Ltd. in 1985

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  • When

    Wednesday, May 15
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (JST)

    Where

    Plug and Play Shibuya
    1-10-8, Shibuya Dogenzaka Tokyu Bldg 1F, Dogenzaka, Shibuya Tokyo150-0043

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    • Tamami Ushiki

      Tamami Ushiki

      Startupgrind Tokyo

      Founder

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