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.
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Japan, is an island nation in East Asia. Japan is a developed country and has the world’s third-largest economy by nominal GDP and the world’s fourth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. Japan ranks high in metrics of prosperity such as the Human Development Index, with the Japanese population enjoying the highest life expectancy of any country in the world and the third lowest infant mortality rate.
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
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.
From language lessons to furniture assembly, Anytimes helps locals connect with each other to complete odd jobs for extra income.
Can Fove's affordable eye-tracking technology - promising a deeper, more emotional gaming experience - differentiate it from billion-dollar rival Oculus Rift?
After a year in stealth, the Silicon Valley payment service opens its doors to Japan’s businesses.
Inventor Kentaro Yoshifuji overcame his own convalescence to build a small, unassuming robot that can change how individuals with serious medical difficulties e...
Oneteam announced today that it has secured seed funding just three months after starting up – and before the product is even launched into closed beta.
No credit card? No problem. Paidy underwrites ecommerce transactions in Japan with just a user's email address or phone number.
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...