Yappli makes it easier for people without technical skills to build mobile apps.
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The latest iteration of Beatrobo's PlugAir hardware uses sound waves to authorize ecommerce payments, just by plugging it into a mobile device's audio jack.
A Japanese entrepreneur created a special sensor kit that allow anime-themed body pillows to talk (and moan) when touched.
Samurai Incubate is trying to build its footprint in Israel, to help stimulate growth back home.
GLM's latest investment will be used to expand domestic sales of its Tommykaira ZZ EV and to produce a left-hand-drive model for international markets.
Fintech is hot in Japan and Freee’s latest round is keeping the heat on its competitors.
Nota combines a take-over-the-world mentality, honed in the US, with humble Kyoto roots.
Tokyo startup UPQ hopes to revitalize Japan's struggling consumer electronics industry with affordable gadgets sold direct to consumers.
Morikawa Akira left Line in April, and now he’s back to square one with a video platform startup that might just shush the haters.
With 10 million downloads in its first month and 96 percent of players outside of Japan, Brain Dots solidifies Translimit as a mobile gaming hitmaker.
Fuller conquered the Japanese Android data analytics market with its free applications. Now it’s headed to Silicon Valley.
Ptengine collects data about web visitor behavior, which can then be used to optimize your site's design and boost conversion rates.
Japanese startup Sorabito has created Allstocker, the new marketplace where you can buy a bulldozer… in your underwear. What else could you want?
From heavy machinery ecommerce to gamified medtech, our final event in the lead-up to Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015 didn't disappoint.
The company is often touted as one of the strongest companies in the current generation of Japanese startups. An international firm, Metaps is exiting just as i...
This startup raised $160k on Kickstarter to build the Window, a screen that displays 4K video of beautiful settings to help you relax at home.
By using a combination of AI, machine learning, and geospatial data, this Japanese loyalty app filters out the noise to send tailored offers just for you.
Recruit will utilize WOVN's translation widget to make navigating its websites easier for foreigners living in and visiting Japan.
Four startups competed in a Tech in Asia pitch battle on July 16 in Fukuoka, one of Japan's startup hotbeds. The winner will be at TiA Tokyo 2015 in September.