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6 questions entrepreneurs should prepare for before first-time media interviews

See the original article in Japanese When I interview entrepreneurs, it’s not uncommon to hear people say: “This is my first media interview. I don’t...
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Introducing our Japan Internet Map

Last week we unveiled a new ‘Japan Internet Map’ section on our website. It’s sort of an experimental effort for us, but we think...

Japanese fashion coordination site iQON raises $3.2M, will boost marketing efforts

See original story in Japanese Vasily, a Tokyo-based startup which runs online fashion coordination service iQON, announced today that it has fundraised a total...
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Yahoo Japan’s Face Stealer app transforms you into Obama, or anyone else you’d like...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_IP-z1Zm34&w=560&h=315] Yahoo Japan (TYO:4689) has just released a very clever application called Face Stealer. It’s a fun camera app that lets you choose from...
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Where are the startup incubators and accelerators in Asia? Here’s 100 of ’em

Over on our Japanese site, my colleague Takuya has put together a very informative list of incubators and accelerators from around the Asia region....

Japan’s Mixi unveils a mobile photo sharing app — but what’s so special about...

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese social networking giant Mixi recently unveiled a mobile photo sharing app called Plannah. It is available for iOS...
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Say Hi to beautiful location-based experiences

I like content presented on maps. And I’ve been a big fan of Hitotoki, developed by Craig Mod and the folks at Tokyo-based AQ,...

How a Japanese startup plans to disrupt the CRM industry with a mobile solution

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based digital marketing startup Showcase Gig recently launched a suite of CRM (customer relationship management) solutions for small-sized stores....

How a Japanese women’s magazine is using Google+ to find its next top model

CanCam is a women’s fashion magazine from publishing house Shogakukan, first published in 1982. The magazine is wildly popular among girls, especially those in...

Creating Japan’s Open Internet – Kaneto Kanemoto

The content of this article first appeared on Disrupting Japan. It has been reproduced by The Bridge with the approval of Disrupting Japan and...

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