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Kyoto startup unveils a simple alternative to Google Reader

As many of our readers likely already know, Google will retire Google Reader on July 1st. More than a few startups and developers around...
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TapLingual: The mobile solution to Japan’s language woes?

Last month at the Infinity Ventures Summit in Sapporo Japan, we had a chance to see a number of great startups during the LaunchPad...

With new silk-producing technology, Japanese biotech startup does what a spider can

This beautiful blue dress is no ordinary dress. You’d never guess just by looking at it, but it’s made of synthetic spider silk. A...
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Japan’s U-Note wants to make sure you don’t miss out on important events

Last Friday at the Infinity Ventures Summit LaunchPad event, Tokyo-based startup U-Note pitched a web solution for taking notes at public events. The company’s...
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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...

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...

Accounting startup Freee walks ways the winner from Infinity Ventures’ Launchpad competition

This is part of our coverage of the startup LaunchPad event from the Infinitity Ventures Summit in Sapporo, Japan. Back in March we featured...