Nakamura Hitoshi’s restaurants struggled with managing reservations. So he founded a startup to fix a problem that’s a daily nightmare for fancy restaurants.
Tokyo startup UPQ hopes to revitalize Japan's struggling consumer electronics industry with affordable gadgets sold direct to consumers.
Morikawa Akira left Line in April, and now he’s back to square one with a video platform startup that might just shush the haters.
From heavy machinery ecommerce to gamified medtech, our final event in the lead-up to Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015 didn't disappoint.
By using a combination of AI, machine learning, and geospatial data, this Japanese loyalty app filters out the noise to send tailored offers just for you.
After events in Osaka and Fukuoka - and elsewhere across Asia - Tech in Asia is bringing our pitch contest series to Tokyo.
Recruit will utilize WOVN's translation widget to make navigating its websites easier for foreigners living in and visiting Japan.
For Decoded Fashion’s first event in Asia, five startups will compete for a chance to demo their product or service at an Isetan department store.
For decades, Japan has led the charge toward more minimalist writing. During the 1990s and early 2000s, world-beating cell phones were the nation’s preferred me...
1,000 Pepper robots will go on sale to consumers in Japan starting this Saturday - but their intended future as human companions remains uncertain.
Japanese corporations - and the government - have been plagued by hacking scandals. Box over VPN aims to raise their IT security standards.
The world's largest code repository, with 10 million users and 20 million projects, is opening a new office in Tokyo.
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.
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.