Posts Tagged: taizo son

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Highlights from day 2 morning session at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

Our recap of the best bits from the morning of our second day at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:42 pm
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10 ways Japanese entrepreneurs are different from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs (#StartupAsia)

Panelists at Startup Asia Tokyo from Beenos, Movida Japan, Y Combinator, and 500Startups dig into ten key ways that Japan’s startup ecosys...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 11:15 am
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This new Japanese billionaire wants to nurture the domestic startup ecosystem (#StartupAsia preview)

Puzzles & Dragons developer Gungho chairman and Movida Japan CEO Taizo Son will speak at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014.

  • July 30, 2014
  • at 8:15 pm
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Here are 5 startups to watch from Movida Japan’s 5th Demo Day

Movida Japan, the startup accelerator founded by Taizo Son, gave its fifth graduating class of startups the stage at a Demo Day event in Tok...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Masayoshi Son’s Younger Brother Aims To Create an Asia Start-Up Ecosystem

Creating a startup on a shoestring budget is now easier than ever thanks to crowd-sourcing, open-source technology, and social media marketi...

  • August 11, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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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.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 1:14 pm
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GungHo and Gumi extend their reach – to opposite sides of the globe

The companies behind Puzzle and Dragons and Brave Frontier are looking to attract more Asian and Western gamers.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 5:14 pm
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Can Japan’s KLab prove it is capable of competing with DeNA and Gree?

Japanese gaming company KLab is trying to recover from a disastrous 2014. Will the market allow it?

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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SoftBank to Take Majority Stake In ‘Puzzle and Dragons’ Maker GungHo

With the investment, the telco’s stake in the Puzzle and Dragons game maker increases from 33.6 to 58.5 percent.

  • March 26, 2013
  • at 5:18 pm
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