“Gift Show Life x Design” exhibition in Tokyo underscores startup role...

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. The Gift Show's Life x...

Singapore’s micro-survey startup Happi now going global

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Singapore-based micro-survey firm Happi is...

Sapeet brings avatar-based 3D try-on tool using only web browser for online shoppers

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Sapeet, the Japanese fashion-tech startup spun of from the University of Tokyo, recently announced the launch of an...

Japanese startup snags $1.7M to develop drones for underwater maintenance work

See the original story in Japanese. Ambient Intelligence Technology, a Japanese startup developing and manufacturing underwater drones, announced on Monday that it has fundraised 190...

Japan’s Awakens gets seed funding to allow users to manage entire genome in the...

See the original story in Japanese. Silicon Valley-based Awakens, the startup run by Japanese founders developing services and research platforms leveraging full genome data, announced...

Startups spring into action to secure apex access

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. It was in 2015 that...

Japanese blockchain startup Nayuta raises $1.3M round for “Lightning Network for IoT”

See the original story in Japanese. Based in the western Japanese city of Fukuoka, Nayuta has been offering new technologies that combine IoT (Internet of...