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Moneytree gives Japanese consumers smarter access to their finances

See the original story in Japanese. Our readers may recall when we recently featured Japanese personal finance app Zaim. It finally has OCR functionality which...

Osaka City Government establishes incubator and fund for local entrepreneurs

On Friday the Osaka City Government launched a startup incubation facility located just in front of the city's largest railway terminal. The Osaka Innovation...

Learning from recent trends in the Asian startup space [Echelon Japan 2013 panel]

See also the original story in Japanese. At e27’s Echelon satellite event in Tokyo today,We had a chance to hear a panel discussion with co-founders of emerging...

Tokyo City Symphony: Fun 3D projection mapping marks Roppongi Hills’ 10th anniversary

Besides being one of the central hubs in the city of Tokyo, the Roppongi area is also a place that many startups call home....

Japanese online content marketplace raises $3 million from Jafco and Femto Growth Capital

See also the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based startup Piece of Cake, the company behind online article/content marketplace called Cakes, announced today that it has...

Foursquare has 240M check-ins in Japan, will leverage its big data for next business...

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. See the original story in Japanese. Foursquare debuted at SxSW in 2009. Its gamification...

Stealth m-commerce startup Origami raises $5M from KDDI and DAC

See the original story in Japanese. On Tuesday Tokyo-based startup Origami held a press briefing where they finally unveiled what they had been working on....

In conversation with two up-and-coming Japanese e-commerce founders

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. On day two of B Dash Camp 2013 in Fukuoka, the final...

B Dash Camp Panel: Discussing developments in big data

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. On day two of B Dash Camp 2013 in Fukuoka, there was...
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New trends in Asian startups

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. On day two of B Dash Camp 2013 in Fukuoka, we had...