Events

Events

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...
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Snapdish founder on going global from the start

At e27’s Echelon satellite event in Tokyo today, Hidetaka Fukushima of Snapdish presented a little background about how his startup set out to take...

9 great ideas from the 7th Samurai Venture Summit

This past weekend at the Microsoft Japan office in Tokyo, the 7th edition of the Samurai Venture Summit took place. This is a semi-annual...

The Global Brain Alliance Forum: Highlights from the pitches and panels in Tokyo

Tokyo-based investment company Global Brain held its annual startup conference event in Tokyo this past Friday, the Global Brain Alliance Forum, or GBAF for...
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PyCon APAC: Nasty weather doesn’t constrict Pythonistas in Japan

Japan has seen some pretty bad weather this weekend, but that hasn’t stopped many in the Python community from coming out to the fourth...

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...

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...
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Korea’s beSuccess holds startup competition in Tokyo, winner moves on to Seoul for main...

Read our Japanese report on this event Our partner tech site beSuccess will hold the second edition of its beLAUNCH event in Seoul this May, one...

Translation app Waygo wins HackOsaka pitch contest

See the original article in Japanese HackOsaka 2014, held earlier this month in Osaka, featured a pitch contest where 10 startups pitched their services and...

From 10th Infinity Venture Summit in Kobe: Here’s 14 teams at Launchpad pitch finals

See the original story in Japanese. This is a part of our coverage of Infinity Ventures Summit (IVS) 2017 Spring in Kobe. During the 10th edition...