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September 27, 2018 — Slush Tokyo 2019 was officially kicked off at Intersect by Lexus.
The official launch party for the next Slush Tokyo was celebrated with overflowing food and drinks, a Slushified Lexus LC500h and hours of networking.
The party was opened by Slush Tokyo’s new lead duo Haruka Furukawa and Natsumi Kakishima as the event served as the new team’s official debut. With the strong emphasis on this year’s theme, ticket booths, photo-ops, and a ‘Call for Action’ board was set up at the party wherein attendees freely wrote their personal goals.
With the official launch now out in the open, the countdown for Slush Tokyo 2019 has officially started. Keep yourself up-to-date by following us on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or head over to our official website tokyo.slush.org
Attended the Slush Tokyo 2019 Launch Event? Check out the photos HERE!
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