The votes are in. The game developers that Japan considers as its most loved and popular may not surprise you at all.
Viber's company's growth comes at a time when Rakuten wants to make the messaging service an essential component of the larger conglomerate.
Now managing US$760 million in customer assets, 8 Securities is ready to conquer the Japanese market with its wealth management tool.
Taking part in the discussion are Taizo Son, CEO at Movida, Kevin Hale, partner at Y Combinator, and Dave McClure, founding partner at 500 Startups.
Keisuke Miyoshi of JAFCO’s investment division is optimistic about local startups. JAFCO spends an average of $80M every year searching for the best.
SoftBank and T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom had a deal but French telco Iliad is trying to swoop in and take the prize.
Japanese mobile messenger Line just keeps raking in cash.
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.
Ishii has been supporting Japanese SMEs since 1992. Now he is trying to push through a variety of programs and legal reforms to help Japanese startups.
With global ambitions, Kyoto Soy Foam skipped on Japanese crowdfunding sites and opted for a Kickstarter campaign.
Rebright Partners founder Takeshi Ebihara shares secrets on funding startups in Southeast Asia, and explains why Japanese investors are interested in Indonesia.
Crowdsourcing is eating outsourcing, but Japanese giant Transcosmos will invest in startups to stay ahead
Japanese outsourcing giant Transcosmos is preparing for a coming challenge from the crowdsourcing industry by making limited investments in many startups.
Snapeee will use the funds to expand its business to 10 million registered accounts by the end of the year. Key markets will be Indonesia and Thailand.
What’s a startup to do after failing to take over the world with an ultra-global social network? In the case of BuzzElement, the answer is to go ultra-local.
China may have won $5 million from The International 2014 (TI4), but it’s still not the top highest-earning eSports country in Asia.
Business icon Tomoko Namba will be discussing Japan’s future and the state Japan’s startups during her much anticipated keynote speech.
Companies large and small are always eager to get their apps in front of eyeballs, and equally keen to measure how much money they’re making from ads. As a result, a number of startups have emerged th...
Yoshihiko Kawamura lent his perspective on the challenges facing Japan’s startups in a frank, wide-ranging interview with Tech in Asia.