Events

Events

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...

Japan New Economy Summit: New trends 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 third session of...

Japan New Economy Summit: How can Japan produce its own disruptive innovations?

This is part of our coverage of the Japan New Economy Summit happening in Tokyo. See previous updates here. Panelists Joichi Ito (Director, MIT Media Lab) Akira...

Japan New Economy Summit: Panel on Innovation

At the Japan New Economy Summit, Rakuten CEO Hiroshi Mikitani moderated a panel on disruptive innovation. Participants included: Andy Rubin (former SVP, Google) Niklas Zennström (CEO,...

Japan New Economy Summit: What is Disruptive Innovation?

The Japan New Economic Summitis kicking off in Tokyo this morning. We plan to bring you some updates throughout the day . So...

Uniqlo drops a unique pop-up shop at Tokyo’s Shibuya station

A rather historical event took place at one of the biggest train stations in Japan Shibuya just a few weeks ago. The old Toyoko...

Deadline approaching for G-startup event in Beijing, get your application in now!

We just received a short note from the folks over at Beijing-based GWC reminding us that the deadline for their G-Startup event is just...

Japan’s Loftwork unveils hardware startup community site at SXSW

See this story in Japanese. South by South West (SXSW) in Austin, Texas is always a fun event for digital enthusiasts, and more than a...

9 great ideas from Japan’s NICT student entrepreneur competition

Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) recently held its annual business plan presentation event for college and university students. It's called...