Five Kansai area startups pitched for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to our main event in September.
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Rakuten paid more than US$3.48 million for the tour marketplace. Expect more of such deals in the online travel space in the future.
Transcosmos formed a new subsidiary in Thailand where it will transfer all assets of MetroDeal Holdings.
When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe visited Silicon Valley in April, he told reporters of his desire to capture the region’s dynamism. As part of his new pr...
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.
Skyland Ventures, a local, independent venture capital firm yesterday held its inaugural Skyland Ventures Fest Tokyo (SVFT) at Microsoft’s Tokyo offices, with T...
ArticleBunny, which launched this week, says it stands to have an equally transformative impact as Uber - this time on the way businesses build original and eng...
The group wants to see the number of female-led companies in Singapore rise to 20 percent by 2020.
Passing entrance exams puts a lot of stress on Asian students. Japan's Arcterus is helping them study on the go, with the help of their peers.
MailTime parses out the body of emails so you just see the meat of the messages in a single chat dialogue - no salutations, no signatures, no timestamps.
Storeganise is a white-labelled SaaS that turns traditional storage companies into high-tech on-demand valet storage services.
Old age, injury, and illness can lead to a loss of bowel control. This startup is restoring human dignity by allowing its users to live diaper free.
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 tackling the recruitment industry in Japan, this entrepreneur is making hiring and job search free
Tokyo-based BizReach changed the way Japanese companies and potential employees connect. Now the startup is connecting them for free.
From language lessons to furniture assembly, Anytimes helps locals connect with each other to complete odd jobs for extra income.
Can Fove's affordable eye-tracking technology - promising a deeper, more emotional gaming experience - differentiate it from billion-dollar rival Oculus Rift?
Inventor Kentaro Yoshifuji overcame his own convalescence to build a small, unassuming robot that can change how individuals with serious medical difficulties e...
Oneteam announced today that it has secured seed funding just three months after starting up – and before the product is even launched into closed beta.
No credit card? No problem. Paidy underwrites ecommerce transactions in Japan with just a user's email address or phone number.
Fukuoka-based television shopping startup Imanee earlier this week revealed that it has received JPY 10 million (US$83,400) in seed funding from CyberAgent Vent...
With nearly half a billion dollars invested in Japanese startups last year, 2014 was a banner year for the country’s burgeoning entrepreneurs.
This Tokyo-based startup used its prior experience in messaging and real-time video editing to release a launch-day app for Apple Watch.
This early stage VC, which has the backing of leading Japanese tech corporations, wants to invest in consumer-focused mobile internet startups in India.
Popular in Japan and elsewhere in Asia, ChatWork was an early mover in the enterprise social network space. It focuses on SMEs rather than tech-savvy startups.
Tokyo Digital Music Syndicates wants to make pressing a limited-run LP easy and affordable for indie artists and small record labels. But that's just the start.
The startup is getting new funds and a new CEO as co-founder Matthew Romaine takes center stage.
US-based startup OneSignal (formerly GameThrive) just got a big boost with funding from the VC arm of Rakuten.
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.