LVMH open Innovation program, DARE Tokyo
DARE (Disrupt Act Risk to be an Entrepreneur). For three days, Group employees across APAC region – selected from 450 talents shortlisted, 60 “idea sponsors” from 40 Maisons and 15 countries are selected to joined one another to brainstorm in Tokyo, participants try out new approaches to working and collaborating inspired by a startup spirit and then prototype and test their ideas. After a pitch session, ideas from 12 participants are selected by the entire group of attendees. These ideas are then taken forward by teams, leading up to a Grand Finale with presentations to a jury of LVMH top executives, joined by entrepreneurs from outside LVMH, which names three winners.