Shunsuke Nakamura wants to create a new genre of music with Kagura, a hands-free musical instrument. He's impressed audiences, but not investors.
A Japanese entrepreneur created a special sensor kit that allow anime-themed body pillows to talk (and moan) when touched.
Four startups competed in a Tech in Asia pitch battle on July 16 in Fukuoka, one of Japan's startup hotbeds. The winner will be at TiA Tokyo 2015 in September.
Tech in Asia's Road to Tokyo Tour 2015 is coming to Fukuoka on July 16. Five startups will pitch battle for a single spot at Tech in Asia Tokyo this September.
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...
The Japanese transport ministry has asked Uber to cease a ridesharing program that collects big data to improve the city's transportation infrastructure.
With 1.5 million users around the globe, Nulab's Cacoo service aims to expand even further with increased security and business-specific sharing options.
Everyone's Uber will share ride data with a local university and the Fukuoka City government in order to improve transportation infrastructure.
Forget dancing to the beat. This Intel RealSense-powered app allows you to make the beat through body movements and gestures.
Unless you live in Japan, finding Fukuoka on a map might be difficult. But the city's mayor wants to put it on the global startup map.
Nulab, a collaborative software startup from Fukuoka, went global without traditional marketing or investors.
HalalMinds uses a barcode scanner to let users verify if a product is halal - an especially useful feature for those who can't read Japanese.
Fukuoka-based Glue believes that its new in-browser video chat service, 1meeting, could someday take on the likes of Skype.
Based in Fukuoka, Japan, Cacoo is an online collaborative design service which we have featured a few times before. With over 700,000 users worldwide, the servi...
This weekend in Fukuoka, Japan’s answer to South by South West, Myojo Waraku, took place, spotlighting artists, music, and up-and-coming startups as well. As a ...