HAQ – Hackers Answer Questions

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 18:45 - 21:00 JST


Episode 1: Hello Tokyo

HAQ is a series of events hosted by Indie Hackers in Tokyo with the intent to connect indie makers with successful entrepreneurs and learn from them. In HAQ you can have live conversations with the founders and investors behind profitable online businesses.

Hundreds of entrepreneurs share the stories behind how they've started and grown profitable online businesses. Listen to our podcast and read the interviews with Indie Hackers to learn more.


For the first episode we've invited Tim Romero, Patrick McKenzie, and Jaime Tatsubana. This event will be hosted by Dinesh Raman.

Tim Romero

Tim is a Tokyo-based entrepreneur, podcaster and author who has started four companies and led Japan market entry for others since coming to Japan more than 25 years ago. Tim hosts the Disrupting Japan podcast, teaches corporate innovation and entrepreneurship at the NYU Shinagawa campus and is CTO of TEPCO Ventures.

Patrick McKenzie

Patrick, popularly known as patio11, has built four software companies (including two which sold SaaS). He now works with startup founders at Stripe, mostly on the Atlas program.

Jaime Tatsubana

Jaime is a young indie hacker from Canada and founder of FootyStats a sports analytics tool that delivers comprehensive football statistics with millions of page views every month and users from 166 countries. Past: Bandai Namco, GREE, and Electronic Arts.

Event Schedule

  • 18:45 – Doors Open
  • 19:15 – Introduction by Host
  • 19:25 – Fireside Chat with Patrick and Tim
  • 20:00 – AMA with Jamie, Patrick, and Tim
  • 20:40 – Networking and Snacks
  • 21:00 – Lights off (End of Event)

**Event schedule is subject to change

Code of Conduct

The Indie Hackers (IH) meetups are community events to facilitate networking and collaboration in the IH community.

We value the participation of each member of the IH community and want all attendees to have an enjoyable, fulfilling experience. All attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to others throughout the meetup.

Everyone who participates in an Indie Hackers meetup event must adhere to the Code of Conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event.

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