Working women, young mothers, and retail outlets all benefit from AirCloset's wear-and-return model.
At the Asia Leader's Summit in Singapore, a group of venture capitalists gathered to talk about the nature of partnerships in Asia.
Rapyuta aims to create a cloud infrastructure that will allow all robots connected to it to share each others experiences. It is a spin-off from the EU-funded RoboEarth project.
The huge growth potential of tech startups as vast swathes of Indians get online is persuading Japanese investors to overcome their instinctive reluctance to enter a chaotic market like India.
The 10-month old company has netted its second funding round and serves 600,000 users.
Line Taxi is taking advantage of a key partnership with a local taxi company’s army of cars, expanding its reach far beyond that of Uber’s.
Whistleblowing.jp uses multiple levels of encryption to allow leakers to contact reporters more safely. A controversial Japanese law could deter both.
Crevo hit the black last year but founder Kensuke Shibata says the team left money on the table. He expects revenue to quadruple this year.
Additionally, McClure gave pointers on how to build a startup, invest wisely, and build a startup ecosystem.
It has been a year since the 500 Startups Japan office closed, but Dave McClure thinks it might be time to change that.
Mind-controlled prosthetics, life support robots, and other futuristic tech will be given a major boost from the newly-established Keihanna ATR fund.
This space startup has raised some dough from some heavyweight Japanese investors.
Adways’ first foray overseas - to China in 2003 - stalled. It’s second push is in the black and starting to accelerate.
Mixi spent $14.8 million on Muse & Co., a flash-sales fashion startup for Japanese women.
Mitsubishi Electric's smart home prototype feels like science fiction come alive, with a heavy emphasis on the internet of things and high-tech appliances.
During a wide-ranging Q&A with a student-only audience, Peter Thiel shared his thoughts on artificial intelligence, fighting legacy players, and getting funded.
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.
An aluminum and carbon fiber car, coupled with advanced vibration resistance technology, allows Mitsubishi's new elevator to travel 1,080 meters per minute.