Yasuhiro Seo, general manager of IMJ Investment Partners, describes his company as an infant in Southeast Asia, but also as a firm that prioritizes disruptive business models and growth potential over...
Nota Inc., the Kyoto-based startup behind cloud-powered screenshot app Gyazo, boasts more than 8.5 million monthly active users.
Jandi has raised nearly US$2 million, and is hoping to carve out a space for itself in this enterprise communication and chat market in Asia by focusing on local languages and support.
The city of Osaka has laid the groundwork for a medical technology and startup hub, but can it stop the brain drain of talent to Tokyo?
The unexpected victory holds some lessons for startups in the region.
The Sun Microsystems co-founder spoke at a closed meeting with Itochu Technology Ventures executives and portfolio startup CEOs.
The crowdsourcing firm isn't the market leader but it will beat its rival to an IPO.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc (IIJ), one of Japan’s largest internet access and network solutions providers, announced this week that it had reached an agreement with Jakarta-based communications firm...
Recent hires could help Gumi succeed where others have failed.
FamilyTies helps senior citizens feel closer to their busy children and grandchildren by focusing on subtlety over direct communication.
Infinity Venture Partners has reloaded its warchest for early stage companies.
Jspeak, a paid app that will be available for Android devices starting next Monday, seeks to ease the language barrier for tourists visiting Japan.
Viber has a large user base to defend against Line’s new host of services.
Spike started out as a side-business for Metaps and is now starting to come into its own.
The paid expenses feature allows users to organize claims and download them from the cloud as CSV or Excel files.
Mitsubishi has helped lead LinkedIn, Box, and Pinterest through their expansions into Japan.
VideoSelfie, built on video messaging app Unda, hopes to attract users from around the globe by combining a social video community with editing tools.