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.
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Japan, is an island nation in East Asia. Japan is a developed country and has the world’s third-largest economy by nominal GDP and the world’s fourth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. Japan ranks high in metrics of prosperity such as the Human Development Index, with the Japanese population enjoying the highest life expectancy of any country in the world and the third lowest infant mortality rate.
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
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?
After a year in stealth, the Silicon Valley payment service opens its doors to Japan’s businesses.
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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...
We’re heading to Tokyo in September for our next conference. Here’s how you can get your 2-for-1 discount code
After concluding Tech in Asia Singapore 2015, we’re heading to Tokyo next. Mark your calendars for September 8-9, and find out how you can save 50 percent off y...
A drone carrying radioactive cesium was landed on the roof of a government office to protest the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
Consumer wearables steal all the headlines, but enterprise wearables may become the unsung heroes of the smart gadget movement.
With nearly half a billion dollars invested in Japanese startups last year, 2014 was a banner year for the country’s burgeoning entrepreneurs.
Despite strong domestic competitors in Japan and beyond, Digital Garage has high hopes for the American challenger.
Line earned US$236 million and increased its monthly active user count to 205 million between January and March.
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.