The pitch contest saw 10 companies with global aspirations from diverse industries. IoT, SaaS, fintech, med tech, and more were all represented.
High-end circuit board design software can cost millions of dollars. Quadcept is disrupting the industry with premium tools on a low-cost subscription plan.
Five events and 40 pitches later, Innovation Weekend returned to Tokyo for the grand finale of its globe-trotting pitch contest. The winner might surprise you.
Trouble sleeping? Japanese startup Sleepwell wants to make it easier for you to find out if your restless nights are cause for concern.
Hailo Japan has been spinning its wheels in Osaka for over a year. A new CEO could help kick the taxi hailing service into high gear.
Takehito Yamada was given the reigns to the company at 27. Then he had to figure out a way to save it from foreclosure.
The city of Osaka has laid the groundwork for a medical technology and startup hub, but can it stop the brain drain of talent to Tokyo?
This time around, simple proved to be best, with a cloud-powered screenshot app besting two solid hardware pitches.
The new train will connect Tokyo and Nagoya in just 40 minutes - less than half the time it takes by current shinkansen.
Dedicated Wordpress cloud hosting startup Sova raised about $3 million in seed funding.
Today it came to light that GREE is planning to offer voluntary retirement plans to about 200 employees, or 11 percent of its entire workforce of 1,762 people.