Five Kansai area startups pitched for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to our main event in September.
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Come watch five local startups duke it out in a pitching contest for a chance to win transport, accommodation, and a startup booth at Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015.
Skyland Ventures, a local, independent venture capital firm yesterday held its inaugural Skyland Ventures Fest Tokyo (SVFT) at Microsoft’s Tokyo offices, with T...
ArticleBunny, which launched this week, says it stands to have an equally transformative impact as Uber - this time on the way businesses build original and eng...
Passing entrance exams puts a lot of stress on Asian students. Japan's Arcterus is helping them study on the go, with the help of their peers.
The investment will further solidify GMO as a leader in the Asian payments ecosystem - but western competitors are encroaching.
Old age, injury, and illness can lead to a loss of bowel control. This startup is restoring human dignity by allowing its users to live diaper free.
After tackling the recruitment industry in Japan, this entrepreneur is making hiring and job search free
Tokyo-based BizReach changed the way Japanese companies and potential employees connect. Now the startup is connecting them for free.
From language lessons to furniture assembly, Anytimes helps locals connect with each other to complete odd jobs for extra income.
Can Fove's affordable eye-tracking technology - promising a deeper, more emotional gaming experience - differentiate it from billion-dollar rival Oculus Rift?
After a year in stealth, the Silicon Valley payment service opens its doors to Japan’s businesses.
Inventor Kentaro Yoshifuji overcame his own convalescence to build a small, unassuming robot that can change how individuals with serious medical difficulties e...
Oneteam announced today that it has secured seed funding just three months after starting up – and before the product is even launched into closed beta.
No credit card? No problem. Paidy underwrites ecommerce transactions in Japan with just a user's email address or phone number.
Fukuoka-based television shopping startup Imanee earlier this week revealed that it has received JPY 10 million (US$83,400) in seed funding from CyberAgent Vent...
With nearly half a billion dollars invested in Japanese startups last year, 2014 was a banner year for the country’s burgeoning entrepreneurs.
This Tokyo-based startup used its prior experience in messaging and real-time video editing to release a launch-day app for Apple Watch.
Popular in Japan and elsewhere in Asia, ChatWork was an early mover in the enterprise social network space. It focuses on SMEs rather than tech-savvy startups.
Tokyo Digital Music Syndicates wants to make pressing a limited-run LP easy and affordable for indie artists and small record labels. But that's just the start.
After debuting at KDDI’s demo day last July, Repro releases its alpha version.
The startup is getting new funds and a new CEO as co-founder Matthew Romaine takes center stage.
Luxa was already a member of the alliance. Now it is set to be a featured piece for a long time to come.
After growing Line into a global phenomenon, Akira Morikawa is ready to start from scratch.
Tokyo-based Origami has raised JPY 1.6 billion in series B funding, led by SoftBank Group, Credit Saison, and angel investor Makoto Takano.
Tokyo-based live-streaming service Twitcasting, launched in 2010, just broke 10 million users - without any love from Silicon Valley.
Japan’s leading tech-focused business association put on a pitch contest. In addition to an $8,500 prize, the winner comes to Tech in Asia Singapore 2015.
The organizers behind Austria's biggest tech event want to build a bridge between Asian startups and European investors.
Instead of being locked down to a gaming console, Exvision's gesture-recognition module complements an endless library of smartphone and tablet games.
Six months after cancelling its previous bid, Line has a new CEO and a host of new services.