Tech in Asia visited Tokyo's biggest DIY convention to give you a glimpse of Japan's homemade robots, drones, 3D printers, and more.
Many companies avoid Japan because the sales culture is rumored to be excessively arcane. What if that assumption is completely wrong?
Takehito Yamada was given the reigns to the company at 27. Then he had to figure out a way to save it from foreclosure.
The switch shows the growing support for startups in Japan but are there enough entrepreneurs in the countryside to use it?
GMO’s market expansion was inevitable. Now Southeast Asia will meet a new billion dollar Japanese company.
Office de Yasai provides refrigerators stocked full of fresh, domestically-grown veggies to help Japan’s overworked salarymen eat right.
Japan is a really special place for Evernote CEO Phil Libin. Find out why.
The Ocean Spiral needs five years and $25 billion but it could be the next best place to live.
The free Android-only app claims to give its users “up to 50 percent more use out of their data plans."
A familiar face on Tokyo’s pitch circuit has been gaining strength since the summer - its win in the Startup Battle could be a springboard to future success.
The Metaps CEO saw through these lies and now gets 60 percent of his revenue from outside Japan.
IPOs aren't just for the big boys. If you’re making money, Japan’s startup-friendly Mother’s Index offers a shortcut to IPO.
Beijing, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Bangalore are the fastest growing startup hubs in the world in terms of the number of VC deals in the past two years.
Beauty Collection is the latest in a flurry of acquisitions by the Japanese ecommerce giant this year as it seeks to expand influence both at home and abroad.
Staying on the right side of the law takes some time but it is worth the wait.
Ten companies qualify but the list is likely to change in the near future.
Six of Tokyo's most promising startups battled it out for a Startup Asia Jakarta booth and the flight vouchers to get them there.