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.
The Japanese chat app continues to flesh out its lifestyle services suite.
Printing is not a hot sector, but Raksul’s growth is turning heads. The startup’s revenue shot up five-fold in the past year.
Video game arcade chains Taito Station and Sega will begin offering electronic money payments to recoup losses from last year's sales tax hike.
The business accounts are now available in 17 languages. There is a paid option for individuals and organizations who want to connect with large fan bases.
Created by Japanese entrepreneurs, the app was only available in the US. Now it’s coming to Asia.