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As Sekai Camera closes down, we look back at a legendary pitch

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKgJTJojVEw&w=480&h=360] It’s hard to believe that more than five years have passed since Tonchidot first presented its smartphone AR solution Sekai Camera (or “world...

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...

Circuit board design tool ‘Quadcept’ wins Innovation Weekend Grand Finale in Tokyo

Innovation Weekend is a monthly showcase and meet-up event organized by Tokyo-based startup incubator Sunbridge Global Ventures. Every December there is a big one,...

Madrid’s IE Business School and Keio University hold joint entrepreneur event in Tokyo

Madrid’s IE Business School and the Graduate School of Media Design at Keio University (KMD) jointly held their first Venture Day event for entrepreneurs...

Tokyo Otaku Mode wins first The Bridge/CNET Japan Startup Awards

See also our coverage in Japanese. The Bridge and CNet Japan are proud to jointly announce the winners of the Japan Startup Awards. 20 startups...
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CNet Japan Startup Award nominees: Otaku Mode, Freee, Schoo, Coiney

The quality of start-ups nominated for tonight’s CNet Japan Startup Awards is high, and Japanese entrepreneurs are seeking to solve problems on par with...
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CNet Japan Startup Award nominees: PlanBCD, Talknote, Wantedly

The quality of start-ups nominated for Tuesday’s CNet Japan Startup Awards is high, and Japanese entrepreneurs are seeking to solve problems on par with...
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CNet Japan Startup Award nominees: Exploring e-commerce with Monoco, Rinkak, & Base

This is part five of our CNet Japan Startup Awards nominee rundown. The rest can be found here. Search and recommendation are a tough nut...
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CNet Japan Startup Award nominees: Travel startups Asoview and Trippiece

This is part four of our CNET Japan Startup Awards nominee rundown. The rest can be found here. In the past few years, there...
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CNet Japan Startup Award nominees: Mobile news services Gunosy and Smartnews

This is part three of our CNET Japan Startup Awards nominee rundown. The rest can be found here. News aggregation apps are a dime...

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