With nearly half a billion dollars invested in Japanese startups last year, 2014 was a banner year for the country’s burgeoning entrepreneurs.
Japan's news app war is starting to spill out globally. Why are startups leading the charge?
SmartNews, now number one in both US app stores for the news category, is making it look easy for Japanese startups to expand into the US - it's usually not.
The SmartNews founders and chief journalist talk about the company’s past and future.
The annual advertising event attracted a lot of big names but also some exciting startups.
KDDI is betting on the success of news curation app Gunosy after leading a second $12 million round of funding in just four months.