Posts Tagged: Yahoo Japan

The Oculus Rift roller coaster, and other sights from Ad:Tech Tokyo

The annual advertising event attracted a lot of big names but also some exciting startups.

  • September 19, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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From salaryman to entrepreneur: the man who made it easier to print stuff in Japan

“Why can’t small printing companies get printing orders in a more efficient manner?” Matsumoto, founder of thought.

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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GREE and Yahoo Japan launch Driland HTML5 game

Joint-Venture Between GREE And Yahoo Japan Releases First Game

The joint venture that GREE (TYO:3632) and Yahoo Japan established back in February this year – called GxYz – has released its first gam...

  • August 5, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Yahoo Japan and GREE joint-venture for social gaming

Yahoo Japan and GREE Invest $2 Million to Open Social Gaming Joint-Venture Next Month

Yahoo Japan and GREE (TYO:3632) announced today what they had teased a few months back – the launch of a joint-venture company that wi...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 6:17 pm
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Japan’s Crowdworks Partners with Yahoo Japan, Expects Massive Traffic

Crowdworks, a Tokyo-based startup providing a crowdsourcing platform that matches engineers and designers with job postings, announced today...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 2:40 pm
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Yahoo Japan Still Going Strong, Wants to be More Social, More Mobile

It seems there’s lots of news surrounding Yahoo Japan (TYO:4689) today. Perhaps most notable is that the company announced its financi...

  • April 24, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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A Yahoo Phone? Seriously? Yes. In Japan.

Here’s something I never really expected to see. Courtesy of the folks over at Softbank, and with some hardware help from Sharp, comes a Y...

  • August 18, 2011
  • at 9:56 pm
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Baidu Japan Posts Losses Totaling RMB 700 million since 2008

Baidu Search dominates its Chinese homeland, but it’s struggling elsewhere – its biggest overseas venture in Japan,, ha...

  • July 4, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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TWIA #32: Rendezvous with Rama

Joining the TWIA crew this week is Rama Mamuaya (@rampok), our first Indonesian guest from the Daily Social site who reports the latest tech...

  • May 16, 2010
  • at 3:58 pm
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EventRegist Hirayama

EventRegist’s founder didn’t let a successful career stop him from starting up

EventRegist - co-founded by former Yahoo, Microsoft, and Google employees - is a one-stop-shop for event planning.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 6:30 pm
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Discussion: Exit strategies for Asian startups – M&A and IPO (LIVE BLOG)

What are some exit strategies that Asian entrepreneurs should take note of? We have invited guests from both sides of the table — entr...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 4:35 pm
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Yahoo Japan and SoftBank Capital Are Investing $20M To Bring More US Startups To Japan

Yahoo Japan and SoftBank Capital Are Investing $20M To Bring More US Startups To Japan

If there was any doubt that Japan is still a hot market for startups, this news should clear any doubts. Yahoo Japan and SoftBank Capital ar...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 11:09 am
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Tokyo Otaku Mode funding

Tokyo Otaku Mode Attracts Funding for Its Manga-Mad Portal

We’ve seen the niche community called Tokyo Otaku Mode pass 10 million Facebook ‘likes’ and launch the awesome Manga Camer...

  • February 13, 2013
  • at 9:33 pm
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GREE and Yahoo Japan to Co-Sponsor Tokyo 2020 Olympic Bid

GREE (TYO:3632) and Yahoo Japan (TYO:4689) have announced today that the companies will co-sponsor Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic bid. Beginning...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 2:11 pm
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Yahoo Japan Gives Prime Real Estate to Twitter Real-Time Trends

Thanks to Akky over at Asiajin for pointing out that Yahoo Japan (TYO:4689) now has the top three Twitter trending keywords listed front and...

  • March 21, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Mapping Radiation: Yahoo Japan Publishes Data, Plugs Along

Yahoo Japan has made a start on publishing radiation measurements from 11 locations around Japan. The data is being gathered by a team from ...

  • August 8, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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Twitter Partners with Yahoo Japan for Tweet Integration

Continuing its push to reach more people in the Japanese market, Twitter announced today that it has partnered with Yahoo Japan in a deal th...

  • June 15, 2011
  • at 1:17 pm
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TWIA #27: What's the deal with Softbank?

The TWIA crew returns without our moderator, John Lim. In his place, our co-producer Mike Foong has taken the helm and drive the discussion ...

  • May 2, 2010
  • at 5:50 pm
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