Masayoshi Son, the representative of SoftBank Group, has established the "Masayoshi Son Foundation", which aims to develop future human resources by providing an environment where young people with high aspirations can develop their talents.With the cooperation of Shinya Yamanaka, director of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, and Yoshiharu Habu, a master of shogi, who is a professor at Kyoto University, we are recruiting young people who wish to receive support from January 2017.

 According to the Son Masayoshi Ikuei Foundation, the headquarters was located in Minato-ku, Tokyo, and Son himself became the representative of the foundation.Deputy Representative is Director Yamanaka, Director is Makoto Gonokami, President of the University of Tokyo, Yasuhiro Sato, President of Mizuho Financial Group, and others. CEOs have been hired.

 At the time of establishment, Mr. Son said, "We believe that many leaders who have high aspirations and different abilities and create a new world are required in anticipation of the singularity, which is the greatest revolution of humankind. Through this foundation, we will look forward to the future. Doing everything I can, such as providing a place for young people to come into contact with new values ​​and technologies, interact with colleagues with first-class aspirations, and subsidize scholarships and technology research. I hope that young people with aspirations will find a mountain to climb in their lifetime. We would like to contribute to the future of humankind by supporting a new generation of leaders who will lead the new world. "The comment has been announced.

 As the first activity, in February 1, a special dialogue event entitled "To the Young People Who Create the Future" will be held at the Royal Park Hotel in Nihonbashi Kakigara-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.After the speech entitled "Thoughts for the Establishment of the Foundation" by Mr. Son, Mr. Son, Mr. Yamanaka, Mr. Gonokami, and Mr. Eiyo Hanyu will be on stage to talk.
Applications for participation in the event are accepted on the Foundation website <>.

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