Japan’s startup pitch contests are breaking the traditional mold. And that’s a good sign for the local ecosystem.
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.
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.
Despite raising $1.75 million, Whill launched a Kickstarter campaign to generate buzz for its personal mobility device in the US.
Innovation Weekend, the globe-trotting pitch contest, came to Tokyo tonight for its second installment.
StudyPact wins the first of a series of pitch contests hosted by Sunbridge Global Ventures.
On behalf of Sunbridge Global Ventures’ Ikuo Hiraishi and his team, Tech in Asia invites you to Innovation Weekend on May 9, 2013.
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