Masayoshi Son says the chair of the future won't be a piece of furniture - it will be a healthcare device that's connected to your shoes and refrigerator.
The new facility is the last of 17 regional innovation centers that will support local entrepreneurs, as envisioned by President Park Geun-hye.
Masayoshi Son gave a radical keynote at SoftBank World 2015, unveiling Pepper for Biz and predicting that the singularity will arrive in 2018.
The Singapore-based venture capital firm will use the new fund for seed and series A investments in consumer-facing internet and mobile startups.
From heavy machinery ecommerce to gamified medtech, our final event in the lead-up to Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015 didn't disappoint.
By using a combination of AI, machine learning, and geospatial data, this Japanese loyalty app filters out the noise to send tailored offers just for you.
After events in Osaka and Fukuoka - and elsewhere across Asia - Tech in Asia is bringing our pitch contest series to Tokyo.
Recruit will utilize WOVN's translation widget to make navigating its websites easier for foreigners living in and visiting Japan.
Hong Kong startup Aumeo has already crowdfunded more than $227,000 for its tailored audio device, designed by a world-renowned ear doctor.
Decoded Fashion pitted hometown heroes against US challengers in Japan's first fashion-meets-tech pitch competition. Who came out on top?
Rakuten, the Japanese ecommerce giant, is (and has been) active in both investments and acquiring startups. It’s also no stranger to being called “Japan’s Amazo...
Quipper School allows teachers to manage classes, create and distribute assignments, and analyze each student’s performance digitally.
For Decoded Fashion’s first event in Asia, five startups will compete for a chance to demo their product or service at an Isetan department store.
A unique international acceleration program will see the winning Korean startups whisked away to Berlin for a three-month stint at the Betahaus incubator.
Five Kansai area startups pitched for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to our main event in September.
Beijing-based VC firm Keytone Ventures, which joined Innospark's series B round, will help the indie dev reach further into the lucrative Chinese market.
Despite MERS scare, South Korea's premier accelerator attracts droves of entrepreneurs and investors to watch its latest graduating class.
Come watch five local startups duke it out in a pitching contest for a chance to win transport, accommodation, and a startup booth at Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015.
Functional prosthetics are rarely used and can cost upwards of US$10,000. Exiii's bionic arm can be printed at home and assembled for US$300.
Japanese corporations - and the government - have been plagued by hacking scandals. Box over VPN aims to raise their IT security standards.