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How can Yahoo Japan fend off emerging e-commerce challengers?

This is part of our coverage of Infinity Ventures Summit Kyoto 2013 See the original story in Japanese. The Japanese e-commerce market has a volume of...

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...

Dark Summoner: Just another Japanese card battle game? [Video]

Last week we mentioned that the mobile card battle game Dark Summoner from publisher A-Team (TYO:3662) had surpassed 5 million downloads worldwide on the...
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Kamcord localizes SDK to Japanese, Namco Bandai first to use its game recording technology

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3B9LIouH-Y&w=640&h=480] Late last year in Kyoto we happened to run into Adi Rathnam, the co-founder of of Kamcord, who at the time was speaking...

Asoview partners with Yahoo Japan, proposes more weekend leisure options

See the original story in Japanese. In Japan, travel and leisure-related portals have been on the rise recently. Keeping with that trend, Tokyo-based Catarizm, the startup behind...

This Japanese Facebook app finds you last-minute drinking dates

After a long day at work on a hot summer day, perhaps you feel like grabbing a beer -- but it can be hard...

Japanese fashion commerce site Muse&Co passes $1M in monthly sales

See the original story in Japanese. This is part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit Kyoto 2013 On day one of the Infinity Ventures...
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Kaizen Platform’s A/B test service wins BDash Camp Osaka pitch event

This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Osaka 2013. The highlight of day two of B Dash Camp Osaka was...
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Stand up: Lessons on entrepreneurship and innovation from the Japan New Economic Summit

Last week we live-blogged many of the sessions from the Japan New Economy Summit on disruptive innovation. Since then, we've had a chance to...

Japanese tech giant collects job application fee from graduates to narrow the field

We previously wrote about Niconico Douga, a popular Japanese social video platform. With over 30 million registered users and two million paid users, the...

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