Open Innovation Platform


Digital Garage hosted the New Context Conference Tokyo for the 11th time since 2005. Digital Garage co-founder Joi Ito was the moderator of this conference focusing on cutting edge interent technology and people who are interested in the business opportunities surrounding it. This year’s theme was “Digital Currency” and “Virtual Reality”, and we invited established personels from all over the world to debate on how this technology will create business opportunities in the next 5 to 10 years. We had over 800 people from a variety of backgrounds in information technology, finance, and creative.

Date: July 6-7, 2015
Location: Toranomon Hills Forum

Key Guest Speakers (Titles as of 2015):
Brian Forde: Director of Digital Currency, MIT Media Lab
Jerry Brito: Executive Director, Coin Center
Daito Manabe: Director, Rhizomatiks
Scott Fisher: Associate Dean of Research, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Jun Rekimoto: Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo