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.
After debuting at KDDI’s demo day last July, Repro releases its alpha version.
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.
Michelle Phan shot to fame with her make-up tutorials on YouTube. Now she's a startup powerhouse. Her next move is going from the US to Asia.
"It's no secret that Baidu's Japanese search engine never got much traction," admitted a Baidu spokesperson today.
Luxa was already a member of the alliance. Now it is set to be a featured piece for a long time to come.
Apple opened its Apple Watch Store in Tokyo this morning at Shinjuku's Isetan department store.
After growing Line into a global phenomenon, Akira Morikawa is ready to start from scratch.
InfinityAR makes a software-based augmented reality (AR) engine that will let people interact with augmented content in their physical surroundings.
Japan is the sixth market Houzz has added in the past two years.
Tokyo-based Origami has raised JPY 1.6 billion in series B funding, led by SoftBank Group, Credit Saison, and angel investor Makoto Takano.
Tokyo-based live-streaming service Twitcasting, launched in 2010, just broke 10 million users - without any love from Silicon Valley.
Japan’s leading tech-focused business association put on a pitch contest. In addition to an $8,500 prize, the winner comes to Tech in Asia Singapore 2015.
With announcement of DeNA Palette initiative, Japanese gaming giant aims to release ten category-specific content curation platforms by year’s end.