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Kakao CEO Sirgoo Lee: Creating a mobile social platform

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. At B Dash Camp 2013 in Fukuoka today, Kakao CEO Sirgoo Lee,...

B Dash Camp panel: Social gaming principles can also be applied to e-learning

See the original story in Japanese. This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. The e-learning industry is changing drastically with...

B Dash Camp panel: New tides in social B2B

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. The afternoon session of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013 included a panel...
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Line Corporation’s CEO Morikawa on fast and furious global expansion

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. In the opening session of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013, we had...
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Japan tech this week: New ideas, new businesses

We’ve had another fun week here at SD, doing our best to bring you interesting tech stories going down in Japan. But in...
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Japanese fashion site iQon lands partnership with Italian online mall Yoox.com

   Online fashion coordination service, iQon, which recently fundraised 300 million yen (or about $3.2 million), has announced a partnership with a global online fashion...
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Twilio officially launches in Japan, CEO Jeff Lawson expects ‘enormous demand’

A year after initially announcing their partnership last year, Twilio and KDDI (TYO:9433) today launched Twilio for the Japanese market. The service allows developers...

Tokyo-based web integrator IMJ teams up with Fenox Capital, plans to invest in SE...

Tokyo-based web/mobile solutions company IMJ (JASDAQ:4305) has announced a partnership with Fenox Capital, a Silicon Valley-based VC firm. The companies have established a fund...

Japan New Economy Summit: Recommendations for Japan

This is part of our coverage of the Japan New Economy Summit happening in Tokyo. See previous updates here. Participants in the sixth and final...

Japan New Economy Summit: Roles of entrepreneurs and venture capitals in disruptive innovation

This is part of our coverage of the Japan New Economy Summit happening in Tokyo. See previous updates here. Participants in the fourth session of...