New graduates: There is more than one track for you

This guest post is authored by Mark Bivens. Mark is a Silicon Valley native and former entrepreneur, having started three companies before “turning to...

From Monozukuri Hub Meetup in Kyoto: Online platforms for Startups

This is a guest post by Takumi Ishii, an intern of Kyoto-based hardware startup accelerator Makers Boot Camp. The accelerator holds the Monozukuri Hub...

From Monozukuri Hub Meetup in Kyoto: Entrepreneurship for Youth and Students in Japan

This is a guest post by Sabrina Sasaki, a marketing representative of Kyoto-based hardware startup accelerator Makers Boot Camp. The accelerator holds the Monozukuri...

New Clip Nihonbashi site opens for business in Tokyo station neighborhood

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Clip Nihonbashi, managed by 31...

Meet 8 startups on inbound travel from IBM BlueHub program’s latest batch in Tokyo

See the original story in Japanese. IBM Japan held the Demo Day event for their BlueHub open innovation program last week. The latest batch features...

Japan’s TownWiFi now offers mobile users with hassle-free public WiFi access in Asia

Tokyo-based startup TownWiFi has been developing and offering a mobile app for Android and iOS under the same name. The app allows mobile users...

Japanese adtech startup Fringe81 files for IPO

Tokyo-based Fringe81, the Japanese startup offering several adtech solutions, announced today that its IPO application to the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) has been approved....