Posts Tagged: fukuoka

Fukuoka Takashima interview

Japan’s most startup-focused mayor wants to turn his city into an entrepreneurial hub

Unless you live in Japan, finding Fukuoka on a map might be difficult. But the city's mayor wants to put it on the global startup map.

  • July 30, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Hold the pork – this app helps Muslims in Japan find often elusive halal products

HalalMinds uses a barcode scanner to let users verify if a product is halal - an especially useful feature for those who can't read Japanese...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 4:01 pm
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Collaborative Design Platform Cacoo Goes Enterprise

Based in Fukuoka, Japan, Cacoo is an online collaborative design service which we have featured a few times before. With over 700,000 users ...

  • January 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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This bootstrapped Japanese startup is proof that you don’t need to be in Tokyo to go global

Nulab, a collaborative software startup from Fukuoka, went global without traditional marketing or investors.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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This Japanese startup makes a killer video conferencing service that aims to replace Skype

Fukuoka-based Glue believes that its new in-browser video chat service, 1meeting, could someday take on the likes of Skype.

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Myojo Waraku

Myojo Waraku: Startups Converge on Fukuoka for Japan’s Rendition of South By Southwest

This weekend in Fukuoka, Japan’s answer to South by South West, Myojo Waraku, took place, spotlighting artists, music, and up-and-comi...

  • September 10, 2012
  • at 9:10 am
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