You will never see Kevin Hale wax poetic about Asia's smartphone penetration or its cheap labor. The YC partner believes in smart people first, market potential second.
Despite relatively small funding amounts, experts agree that Japan is on the cusp of a startup bubble
The CEOs of two hot young startups and the VCs that funded them unanimously agree that a bubble is forming - but don't believe everything you hear.
Taiwan's EZTable gets the Startup Arena trophy for its restaurant reservation app.
Here's everything you missed at today's Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 day 2 afternoon sessions.
Moneytree wants to help ‘appwardly mobile consumers’ wrangle their personal finances (#StartupAsia Arena)
Moneytree is already pre-installed on all of the iPhones in Apple Japan's retail stores - but will the Arena judges want to install it on theirs?
Appota just took the stage at Startup Asia Tokyo today, with its new product, onClan. Do Tuan Anh, founder and CEO of Appota, says that the product is a social mobile gaming platform aimed at casual a...
The Taipei-based restaurant reservation startup pitched in front of a panel of investors at Tech in Asia's Startup Asia Tokyo 2014
Capy replaces Captcha gibberish with puzzles that any human can solve – but computers can’t (#StartupAsia Arena)
Capy took the stage at Startup Arena Tokyo to pitch its safer, easier version of Captcha.
Even established messaging apps like Viber have been using content from PicoCandy.
Appota debuts its new onClan app at Startup Asia’s Startup Arena competition. The app is a social mobile gaming platform that allows users to interact around their favorite mobile games.
Social wealth management startup 8 Securities builds trust in Japan, sets eyes on China (#StartupAsia Arena)
8 Securities took the stage at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 to pitch in the Startup Arena competition.
Our recap of the best bits from the morning of our second day at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014.
Gree not saying sayonara to games, looks for the ‘next big trend’ with diverse investments (#StartupAsia)
It might seem random to most, but naturally Tanaka has his reasons.
While they agreed with much of each others’ advice during a fireside chat on stage at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014, their preferred sectors rarely intersect.
Panelists at Startup Asia Tokyo from Beenos, Movida Japan, Y Combinator, and 500Startups dig into ten key ways that Japan’s startup ecosystem is so different from the Silicon Valley.
Here’s a recap of the second half of the first day of Tech in Asia’s inaugural event in Japan.
Here’s a recap of the first half of the first day of Tech in Asia’s inaugural event in Japan.
Hear from Batara Eto, co-founder and managing partner at East Ventures, Tatsuo Tsutsumi, partner at Gree Ventures, Tommy Matsuo, director of Transcosmos Thailand, Yasuhiko Yurimoto, founder and CEO at...