US-Japan entrepreneur exchange program now accepting 2014 applicants



The Tomodachi-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program, a US/Japan cross-cultural entrepreneur exchange, has just begun accepting applications for its 2014 program:

Ten Americans and ten Japanese aged 35 or younger and representing the public and private sectors will travel to each others’ country for one week to engage as a group and meet with established and up-and- coming leaders from business and government. The American delegation will travel to Fukuoka and Tokyo, and the Japanese delegation will travel to Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.

The application deadline is April 11th for US entrepreneurs, and April 18th for Japanese entrepreneurs. If you’d like to learn more details about the program and how to apply, check out or this PDF overview.