The burgeoning internet-of-things movement is expected to be worth almost US$2 trillion by 2020. Will Japanese startups be able to take a piece of the pie?
Sato Katsuaki founded Metaps just in time for the 2008 financial crisis. Then he IPO’ed a week before China’s market collapse. Spoiler: he’s not worried.
Engineer, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author. Ben Horowitz has been there, done that, and tells the tale.
Mana.bo, based in Tokyo, is disrupting Japan’s entrenched cram school industry with on-demand lessons on a student’s smartphone.
The Japanese startup makes it easier for students and tutors to work together.
Producing a video ad used to cost as much as a car. South Korean startup Shakr has cut that down to the price of dinner and a movie.
The Thai-based startup moves into offering a full suite of tools for building and operating gamified apps.
Active Braille technology used to be bulky and expensive. Now, Dot is putting it on your wrist for less than an Apple Watch.
Yukai Engineering’s Bocco robot offers a screen-free way for families to communicate. It could also become a hands-free controller for future smart homes.
The product is a do-it-yourself app building solution and offers a number of customizable options.
Used to getting the sugarcoated version of things? Our all-star panel of five are here to deliver the brutal, unadulterated truth about Japanese tech.
Economist Jesper Koll outlines how it's actually a very good idea to build a company in Japan right now.
Edith Yeung, partner at 500 Mobile Collective, has some great tips to acquire early adopters, build traction, and retain users - all without burning cash
Four prominent VCs talk fundraising and scaling at Tech in Asia Tour Jakarta, which made its first stop in Indonesia’s capital at Jakarta Digital Valley on Marc...
In the big picture, we hope this can help strengthen the bond and partnerships between tech ecosystems in these three cities.
eFishery is attacking a market that’s worth $119.4 billion worldwide, and most of it is in Asia.
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