Line is dominating Asia, but how does CEO Takeshi Idezawa think they can push into the rest of the world?
The company is often touted as one of the strongest companies in the current generation of Japanese startups. An international firm, Metaps is exiting just as i...
Japanese startup that can 3D print human tissue takes home top prize at the 2015 Asian Entrepreneurship Award
Cyfuse Biomedical is the first Japanese company to win the award. It can 3D print human tissue in as little as two days.
After a year in stealth, the Silicon Valley payment service opens its doors to Japan’s businesses.
Slush came to Tokyo and brought 50 startups together for a day-long pitch battle.
After debuting at KDDI’s demo day last July, Repro releases its alpha version.
The startup is getting new funds and a new CEO as co-founder Matthew Romaine takes center stage.
Luxa was already a member of the alliance. Now it is set to be a featured piece for a long time to come.
After growing Line into a global phenomenon, Akira Morikawa is ready to start from scratch.
Japan is the sixth market Houzz has added in the past two years.
Japan’s leading tech-focused business association put on a pitch contest. In addition to an $8,500 prize, the winner comes to Tech in Asia Singapore 2015.
Six months after cancelling its previous bid, Line has a new CEO and a host of new services.
Gunosy was first to the IPO finish-line, but SmartNews has the higher valuation now.
Gunosy is the first startup in the news app war to the IPO finish line.
The move is Mixi’s second startup acquisition this year.
The accelerator is bringing Startup School to Asia, but that is not all. It wants more Asian founders to join its program in Silicon Valley.
After years of speculation, Nintendo's landmark characters are finally coming to smartphones and tablets.
Rakuten inches closer and closer to accepting Bitcoin in Japan.