The second annual event at Keio University featured 10 startups from Japan and around the world, but pair of hometown heroes finished on top.
Sony relied on Palo Alto's World Innovation Lab to make the product happen.
Shinichiro Obata, CEO and founder of Byking, was working in Capcom before he left to form his own studio. Why did he do it?
Kamcord, the US-based mobile game video recording SDK, has raised a US$15M series B funding round led by GungHo, with participation from Wargaming and Tencent.
The startup might be number one for now but there are plenty of rivals looking to knock it off.
Does Japan really have used panty vending machines? Tech in Asia took to the streets of Tokyo to separate fact from fiction. What we found may surprise you.
Yoshi Haruyama threw away a safe job in order to bring people together with this hiking app.
Quoine, a pan-Asian bitcoin exchange, announced it closed a US$2 million angel round of funding from a number of investors and private funds.
The new law finally brought politicians to the internet but what good is a one-way conversation?
The service provides the inside scoop on where Japanese people like to eat, drink, and vacation in Japan.
This viral marketing push is taking a page from some Japanese models.
Nostalgic for paper? MyISBN will set up on-demand publishing and sell your book online, without the risk of fulfilling a large print run.
Commonly known as an electronics company, Fujitsu's Akisai project could have a big impact on agriculture in Japan as well as overseas.
SheetCalc makes you feel better about still needing to use a calculator as an adult.
Trouble sleeping? Japanese startup Sleepwell wants to make it easier for you to find out if your restless nights are cause for concern.
Teambition, a cloud-based collaboration and project management tool, secured a US$5 million series A round of funding led by IDG and followed by Vangoo Capital.
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