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There are many more options than just Rakuten and Yahoo.
Despite relatively small funding amounts, experts agree that Japan is on the cusp of a startup bubble
The CEOs of two hot young startups and the VCs that funded them unanimously agree that a bubble is forming - but don't believe everything yo...
Capy replaces Captcha gibberish with puzzles that any human can solve – but computers can’t (#StartupAsia Arena)
Capy took the stage at Startup Arena Tokyo to pitch its safer, easier version of Captcha.
Taizo Son: “We are at the start of a new paradigm shift in technology, to the Internet of Things” (#StartupAsia)
Son believes that the Internet of Things is the next big revolution following the smartphone.
Panelists at Startup Asia Tokyo from Beenos, Movida Japan, Y Combinator, and 500Startups dig into ten key ways that Japan’s startup ecosys...
The money is great. But are the terms?
Japan’s Adways did not let a setback slow it down. Now it is in 11 countries.
Paidy is diving into the risky side of payments by vouching for customer purchases.
Financial trading startup 8 Securities ties itself to the Alibaba IPO rocket, offers free Alibaba shares to new account owners
The “Alibaba economy” has found another beneficiary.
Moneytree wants to help ‘appwardly mobile consumers’ wrangle their personal finances (#StartupAsia Arena)
Moneytree is already pre-installed on all of the iPhones in Apple Japan's retail stores - but will the Arena judges want to install it on th...
With simultaneous A/B testing, Kaizen crowdsources solutions to optimizing conversion rates.
While they agreed with much of each others’ advice during a fireside chat on stage at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014, their preferred sectors rar...
The company behind Phroni, Linkify, and Linkplaza will use the new funds for deeper research into "entity linking."
Will Japan be able to marry its strong history of hardware innovation and build mass appeal for the next generation of software-based techno...
Rovio’s top man in Japan gambles on new role at Beatrobo, a tiny hardware startup that hopes to reinvent the mixtape for our digital era.
How the crazy talented Saito brothers are giving back to Japan’s startup scene (#StartupAsia preview)
Daniel and William Saito, venture capitalists and serial entrepreneurs, will speak at Startup Asia Tokyo.