Center for Entrepreneurship Development

Center for Entrepreneurship Development

Japanese
sustainable development GOALs

About us

Our Mision

Our mission is to build an entrepreneurial society though nurturing entrepreneurship in young people and establish supporting environment in the community. The Center For Entrepreneurship Development (CED) aims to function as a bridge between the worlds of education and work by developing and providing entrepreneurship education and training programs as well as serving as a resource center.



About our organization

Center for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) is a non-profit organization established in 1999 with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship in Japanese society.
CED works closely with education, business and government sectors to make a difference in our communities while developing the skills of youth to become socially responsible future leaders with entrepreneurship.

CED brings together a diverse network of students from primary to university, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of entrepreneurship.



Our Board of Trustees

  • Chief Executive: Kikuko Harada
  • Vice Chief Executive: Tatsuro Ichihara (Chairman, Neomaterials Research Association)
  • Trustee: Hiroshi Hoshino (President, ConnectDot.ltd.)
  • Trustee: Shigeru Imazato (Professor, Doshisha University)
  • Trustee: Shizuko Shimomura (Director, Citizens Environmental Foundation (CEF))
  • Trustee: Toshiro Kurozawa (Emeritus Professor, Setsunan University)
  • Auditor: Dede Prabowo (Founder and Executive Director, Alam Aksara)
  • Advixor: Shintaro Isihjima (Former President of Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology)


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