As a fresh college graduate, Shota Horii spent a lot of time looking at women’s blogs. He wasn’t personally interested; Horii worked in online ad placement at A...
Five Kansai area startups pitched for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to our main event in September.
Rakuten paid more than US$3.48 million for the tour marketplace. Expect more of such deals in the online travel space in the future.
We have an awesome piece of news to share: Ben Horowitz will be coming to our flagship Tokyo conference on September 8 & 9! If this doesn’t convince you to atte...
Transcosmos formed a new subsidiary in Thailand where it will transfer all assets of MetroDeal Holdings.
When Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe visited Silicon Valley in April, he told reporters of his desire to capture the region’s dynamism. As part of his new pr...
Hi Tech in Asia, I’m Akiko Naka, founder and CEO of Wantedly, the largest business social networking service in Japan. Wantedly started as a social recruiting s...
Come watch five local startups duke it out in a pitching contest for a chance to win transport, accommodation, and a startup booth at Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015.
Functional prosthetics are rarely used and can cost upwards of US$10,000. Exiii's bionic arm can be printed at home and assembled for US$300.
Tech in Asia brings the biggest names in tech to our Tokyo conference on September 8 & 9. Metap’s Katsuaki Sato and Stellar’s Jed McCaleb are in the lineup.
Skyland Ventures, a local, independent venture capital firm yesterday held its inaugural Skyland Ventures Fest Tokyo (SVFT) at Microsoft’s Tokyo offices, with T...
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...
ArticleBunny, which launched this week, says it stands to have an equally transformative impact as Uber - this time on the way businesses build original and eng...
1,000 Pepper robots will go on sale to consumers in Japan starting this Saturday - but their intended future as human companions remains uncertain.
Startups invested by Monk's Hill Ventures will soon get a boost when expanding into Japan.
The group wants to see the number of female-led companies in Singapore rise to 20 percent by 2020.
Hi TIA community! I’m Masahiko Honma, Founder and General Partner of Incubate Fund. Incubate Fund is the largest seed stage VC firm based in Tokyo and Singapore...
We’re excited to announce the first two speakers we have on board at Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015 - App Annie’s Bertrand Schmitt, and SmartNews’ Ken Suzuki.
Japanese corporations - and the government - have been plagued by hacking scandals. Box over VPN aims to raise their IT security standards.
How fast is the average internet speed in your country? We have the answers across Asia, for both broadband and mobile data.
Passing entrance exams puts a lot of stress on Asian students. Japan's Arcterus is helping them study on the go, with the help of their peers.
MailTime parses out the body of emails so you just see the meat of the messages in a single chat dialogue - no salutations, no signatures, no timestamps.
The investment will further solidify GMO as a leader in the Asian payments ecosystem - but western competitors are encroaching.
Storeganise is a white-labelled SaaS that turns traditional storage companies into high-tech on-demand valet storage services.
OHaNAS picks up on a user's hobbies and preferences, allowing it to more carefully choose responses and share information relevant to the conversation.
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.
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.