Startup

Disrupting Japan Episode 11: Japan’s Seeds of Disruption (PODCAST)
How did Japan go from being the world’s engine of disruptive innovation to being the developed nation most resistant to disruption? Things are starting to change, and a small handful of entrepreneurs are embracing the modern spirit of disruptive innovation. These startups will be the key to Japan’s next economic boom.
Disrupting Japan Episode 9: Masanori Hashimoto from NuLab (PODCAST)
If you're interested in Japanese startup/VC culture or just business in general, Disrupting Japan offers ground-level access to a movement many consider the cornerstone, if not the foundation of Japan's future economy. Check out episode 9, where we meet NuLab's Masanori Hashimoto, the "hardest working slacker in Fukuoka!"

Reno J. Tibke - December 16, 2014

RECAP & TOP 3: Venture Day Tokyo 2014 (GALLERY)
With attendance more than twice that of 2013, interest is clearly on the rise and the collaboration seems well placed among the growing and steadily maturing calendar of Tokyo startup pitching events. Pitches were made by teams led by both Japanese and/or foreign residents, non-Japanese multinational teams of students or alumni from the two academic sponsors, and even a completely non-affiliated American developer who joined from Osaka.
VENTURE DAY TOKYO 2014: Japan's Next Big Ideas Debut Friday!
Signup to Attend - It's free! If you're here in Tokyo and interested in the ground-level future of Japanese innovation, Friday's Venture Day Tokyo, an event assembled and presented by J-Seed Ventures, the IE Business School Madrid, and the Keio Graduate School of Media Design, is the THE place to be!
VENTURE DAY TOKYO 2014: It's Already December!
We’re pleased to report that the Japanese startup movement is getting its legs, and a great indicator of such is the continuation of Venture Day Tokyo, an event assembled and presented by J-Seed Ventures, a Tokyo-based tech management consultancy, the IE Business School Madrid, and the Keio Graduate School of Media Design.
VENTURE DAY TOKYO 2014: Three Days to Submit Your Pitch! - AkihabaraNews.com
We’re pleased to report that the Japanese startup movement is getting its legs, and a great indicator of such is the continuation of Venture Day Tokyo, an event assembled and presented by J-Seed Ventures, a Tokyo-based tech management consultancy, the IE Business School Madrid, and the Keio Graduate School of Media Design.
VENTURE DAY TOKYO 2014: Who Has Japan's Next Big Idea?
We’re pleased to report that the Japanese startup movement is getting its legs, and a great indicator of such is the continuation of Venture Day Tokyo, an event assembled and presented by J-Seed Ventures, a Tokyo-based tech management consultancy, the IE Business School Madrid, and the Keio Graduate School of Media Design. This year’s event sponsors include Turkish Airlines, Engine Yard, Venture Generation, and Justa. The speaker lineup includes Gengo’s Matthew Romaine and Danny Choo of...well, Danny Choo has effectively become a brand!
Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:

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