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Japan’s Trapro brings people together around important social issues

Civic startups, or startups that try to achieve some social good, are especially rare in Japan. But at the Infinity Ventures Summit LaunchPad event...
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Speedy wants Japanese students to take their study mobile

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfuWNvBWJcM] At the Infinity Ventures Summit event last week in Sapporo, there was no shortage of great startups pitching their ideas at the LaunchPad...
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Japan tech this week: Sapporo heats up!

We’ve had another fun week here at SD, doing our best to bring you interesting tech stories going down in Japan. On Thursday and...

How one Japanese woman created an earring clasp that can never be lost

Way before the Maker movement, a Japanese woman named Eri Kikunaga created a product that answered a very problem for many women. The product...

Japanese voice-acting service adds new languages, announces investment

See the original story in Japanese. Voip is a crowdsourcing service for voice-acting work. Since its launch back in January, it has acquired more than...

Japan’s LifeTimer is redefining the calendar app

This is part of our coverage of the startup LaunchPad event from the Infinitity Ventures Summit in Sapporo, Japan. To read about other startups...

Japanese e-commerce service Locondo partners with Spanish brand to strengthen its lineup

Locondo is a shoes and fashion e-commerce service that allows consumers to ‘buy first and than choose.’ What that means is that consumers can...
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At Infinity Ventures Summit, Asian startups discuss taking on global markets

This is part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit 2013 in Sapporo, Japan. You can read more of our reports from this...

Japanese startup CocoPPa lets you collaboratively create the cutest iPhone homescreen

This is part of our coverage of the startup LaunchPad event from the Infinitity Ventures Summit in Sapporo, Japan. To read about other startups...
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How digital fabrication is changing our world, and Japan

This is part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit 2013 in Sapporo, Japan. You can read more of our reports from this...