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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...
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The challenge of innovating the education industry [Panel]

This is a part of our coverage of the Japan New Economy Summit 2014. You can follow our updates on Twitter as well at...

Japan’s Cacoo boasts 3 million users, wants to attract with new collaboration experience

See the original story in Japanese. Fukuoka-headquartered Nulab, the Japanese SaaS (Software as a Service) company offering several collaborative work solutions, has rolled out a...

Tokyo Office Tour: Grooves wants to create new startup hub in Tokyo’s Champs-Élysées

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moksd-y7JGE] See the original story in Japanese. This is part of our ‘Tokyo Office Tour’ series (RSS), a modest attempt to better understand how folks...

Japanese fashion commerce giant Zozotown acquires fashion coordination startup Vasilly

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based startup Vasily, which runs online fashion coordination service iQON, announced on Thursday that it has been acquired by...

iSitter wants to crowdsource babysitters for moms in Japan

These days, it seems like crowdsourcing is becoming an integral part of many existing online services. Major examples here in Japan would be websites...
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To the Bat-cave! Upcoming Puzzle & Dragons collaboration to feature the Dark Knight

Back in June we told you about GungHo Online Entertainment’s Puzzle & Dragons collaboration with Finnish publisher Supercell, promoting the latter’s Clash of Clans...

First Tokyo 1776 Challenge Cup event sees five winners heading to US capital

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. 1776 Challenge Cup - Regional...
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Japanese anime project ‘Santa Company’ raises over $50,000 on Kickstarter

See the original story in Japanese. Santa Company, an anime production team led by Japanese filmmaker Kenji Itoso, recently met its funding goal of...

Tokyo Office Tour: Zendesk gets set to serve Japan from its new space

Our readers may recall that online customer support platform provider Zendesk established a presence in Japan back in March. The company was initially launched...