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Kengo Akano

Japan


Kengo Akano is interested in medical technology and its role in building a bridge between Israel and Japan.

Kengo’s first visit to Israel was when he interned for Hexa, a 3D imaging technology platform, exploring partnership opportunities with Japan. More recently, Kengo came to Israel with his work for a Japanese medical service company, where he researched global health startups to create business alliances.

Kengo also participated in Slush Asia, the global start-up event which nurtures the start-up mind and ecosystem in Asia, as a leader of the Q&A session booth.

Kengo has volunteered for the Non-Carious Association, travelling to Myanmar to teach children about dental hygiene and assist dentists in treatment. He is also a mentor for the Ryugaku Fellowship, a program mentoring high-school students aiming to study at foreign universities.

Kengo recently started his B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Tel-Aviv University.

He enjoys learning new coding languages and producing short films.

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