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Tokyo-based web integrator IMJ teams up with Fenox Capital, plans to invest in SE...

Tokyo-based web/mobile solutions company IMJ (JASDAQ:4305) has announced a partnership with Fenox Capital, a Silicon Valley-based VC firm. The companies have established a fund...

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...

Japan-based MetroWorks raises funds from Sunbridge Global Ventures

Tokyo-based startup MetroWorks, which provides a platform for crowdsourcing website design and production, received an unspecified amount of funds from Sunbridge Global Ventures, a...
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Japan’s mobile video service NotTV hit 700,000 subscribers. But can it go much further?

Mmbi Inc. recently announced that its mobile television service, NotTV, reached the 700,000 subscriber mark on April 8th. The mobile channel, which costs users...
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Japan tech this week: Photo apps, fund-raising, and Facebook gets stamps

We’ve had another fun week here at SD, doing our best to bring you interesting tech stories going down in Japan. But in...

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