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.
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?
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.
With simultaneous A/B testing, Kaizen crowdsources solutions to optimizing conversion rates.
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.
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.
Taizo Son: “We are at the start of a new paradigm shift in technology, to the Internet of Things” (#StartupAsia)
Son believes that the Internet of Things is the next big revolution following the smartphone.
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.
Eight startups will take the stage to present to a panel of judges at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014.
How the crazy talented Saito brothers are giving back to Japan’s startup scene (#StartupAsia preview)
Daniel and William Saito, venture capitalists and serial entrepreneurs, will speak at Startup Asia Tokyo.
Some of Tokyo’s top entrepreneurs and VCs come together for a dynamic debate.
Sign up for Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 to learn about how Ookbee took Southeast Asia's ebook industry by storm.