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...

How can Line monetize its 150 million users?

See the original story in Japanese. This is part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit 2013 in Sapporo, Japan. You can read more...

B Dash Camp panel: Trends in the Japanese online ad business

See the original story in Japanese. This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. Along with the evolution of web services,...

Yoyo Wallet eyeing now-smartphone-savvy Japan market

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Yoyo Wallet, Europe's fastest-growing mobile...

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...

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...

15 Japanese startups pitch at Rising Expo 2013, TwitCasting takes top prize

See our Japanese coverage of Rising Expo here On Friday, Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures held its annual Rising Expo 2013 event which showcased up-and-coming 15 startups...
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How do you create a strong management team? Japanese internet execs discuss.

See the original story in Japanese. Below is a condensed, translated version. For startups in their launching phase, sometimes the founders may have interpersonal...

O2O done right: Game maker showcases products from all over Japan

One product that does O2O really well is Japan's Colopl. We’ve covered this company and its impressive geolocation mobile games in previous articles. The...

Couples app Pairy wins top prize at Docomo Innovation Village demo day

See the original story in Japanese. Docomo Innovation Village, the incubation initiative of Japan’s NTT Docomo, hosted a demo day event on Thursday, showcasing startups...