Israel & Japan: Konnichi Wa to Collaboration, Sayonara to Stagnation
JULY 29, 2016
Japan is the world’s #3 economy…but not for Israel. They join six other Japanese multinationals in the Japan MNC program administered by the Israel Innovation Authority- Terumo, Panasonic, NEC, Ricoh, NTT, DNP and Fujitsu. These should be protected in Japan.”
Customer Development in Japan: a History Lesson
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
The Japanese edition of The Startup Owner’s Manual hit the bookstores in Japan this week. I asked Tsutsumi-san to write a guest post for my blog to describe his experience with Customer Development in Japan. Evangelizing Customer Development in Japan.
Japan's Employment Lesson for the Entrepreneur
MAY 22, 2017
Older workers are going to change the workforce as profoundly as women did. The Future
Flexible Focus #53: WA JAPAN Project
MAY 12, 2011
The dramatic destruction of the earthquake and tsunami which struck Japan on March 11 were reported worldwide on television, as day by day estimates of the dead and the missing climbed from hundreds to thousands, to tens of thousands.
chaganomics.blogspot.com: Japan seizes nuclear-related materials.
MARCH 18, 2013
Japan seizes nuclear-related materials from North Korea cargo. TOKYO: Japan has seized aluminium alloy rods which can be used to make nuclear centrifuges from a Singapore-flagged ship which was carrying cargo from North Korea , a government spokesman said Monday.
Japan: Man-Machine extremes
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
As Anthony Bourdain once said “Rigorously conventional on one hand, batshit crazy party animals on the other, Japan will always confuse outsiders. As part of my book research on automation and impact on jobs, I have been studying Japanese society. Industry Commentary
12 Questions: Meet Naoki Haruyoshi (Japan)
JUNE 12, 2012
Naoki lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. Hi, I’m KIONA, from Tokyo, Japan. What is the design industry like in Japan? In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community.
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
"S&P's diagnosis about the uncertain economic outlook means that prospects for fiscal consolidation are becoming uncertain," said Toru Suehiro, senior market economist at Mizuho Securities
[Singapore] Japan’s No.1 Online Mall Rakuten Opens Here
JANUARY 6, 2014
I Think I’m Turning Japanese
Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak
APRIL 7, 2015
This was my first trip to Tokyo, although not my first trip to Japan. Travel Yaro's Projects anime harajuku japan shibuya shinjuka tokyoDon’t miss the first (Australia) and second (Hong Kong) laptop lifestyle travel diary posts that came before this one! Hello Tokyo! Touching down in Tokyo Narita airport I was well prepared. I spent a long weekend. The post I Think I’m Turning Japanese appeared first on Entrepreneurs-Journey.com.
Help for U.S. Entrepreneurs in Japan
MAY 24, 2012
A new business incubator in Tokyo caters not only to Japanese start-ups but to foreigners looking to do business in Japan. I managed to do it thanks to a very special network of friends and business associates in Japan, but not everyone has that network on tap.
[Infographic] Education By Country (United States, China, Russia, France, Germany and Japan)
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
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Taboola Joins Forces With Yahoo Japan
JUNE 4, 2014
In search of an outlet to further scale up its content recommendation technology, the startup has struck a strategic partnership across the Pacific
Japan Court Orders Google to Remove Search Results
OCTOBER 10, 2014
Japan has followed Europe''s lead on a citizen''s "right to be forgotten," ordering Google to remove unflattering search results
State of the Digital Music Industry 2014: An Insider’s View
DECEMBER 10, 2013
AKB48 in Japan…Is this the future of music? One anomaly worth noting is Japan, where a bundling strategy helped increase CD sales last year by 3% to $4.3 Music is everyone’s favorite example of digital disruption done wrong.
Telco R&D Centers in Israel Scorecard
OCTOBER 27, 2013
Next month, one of the leading European operators is expected to announce a dedicated, Israel-focused venture capital fund. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to innovation clusters, some telcos are getting a better ROI from Israel than others. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].
Why Apple and Spotify Can't Get a Foothold in Japan
JUNE 15, 2015
In a world where streaming music is growing in popularity, Japan is a holdout, with more than 80 percent of its sales still on physical formats like CDs. Here's why
IndoorAtlas Signs Deal With Yahoo! JAPAN
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
JAPAN’s mapping solutions such as expanding searching possibilities within buildings – and will enable the development of advertising services in the future. As Japan ranks number four in smartphone penetration worldwide, it is a hot market for the deployment of indoor location-based services.
Want To Be Really Likable? Try This Astonishing Trick
DECEMBER 30, 2015
Researchers in Japan insist that there's one way to become popular that no one would expect
Hatsune Miku – Crazy Popular In Japan & Coming To America
JUNE 13, 2011
Current Affairs Technology Japan Music Industry technologyI hadn’t heard of Hatsune Miku until having lunch last week with NetProspex CEO Gary Halliwell who told me about this singing synthesizer program with a 3D hologram and concerts.
OWA Beer – From Europe And Japan, With Love.
MARCH 22, 2013
The 39-year old was previously working for one of Japan’s largest beer manufacturers, Kirin, albeit in a totally different capacity – he was in its restaurant section.
Will You Lose Your Job to Artificial Intelligence? Here's What the Experts Really Think
JANUARY 10, 2017
An insurance firm in Japan is replacing 34 claims adjusters with artificial intelligence. What does it mean for the future of work
Flexible Focus #47: Clearing your Clutter
MARCH 31, 2011
Pray for Japan. Never before in Japan in living memory has there been a natural disaster of this scale. There has not been a crisis of this magnitude for Japan since the Second World War, calling for a massive shift in perspective, a foundational shift in flexible focus.
Jan. 5th Japan - US CRUDE at lowest level in five years
JANUARY 4, 2015
USD/ DATA/EVENTS * The following data is expected on Monday: (Time in GMT) - 0135 Japan Manufacturing PMI Dec JPRPMI=ECI - 0500 U.S. crude oil futures Japan Oil TOKYO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures extended declines to a third day on Monday to stay near their lowest level in more than five years, hurt by a slew of weak economic data in the worlds biggest oil consumer. FUNDAMENTALS * NYMEX crude for February delivery CLc1 was down 39 cents at $52.30
Google Reportedly Is Considering a Bid for Yahoo
APRIL 8, 2016
Verizon is also expected to make a bid for Yahoo's core internet business and its stake in Yahoo Japan
[Causes] Relief 2.0 – Bringing Relief Through Social Entrepreneurship
AUGUST 20, 2011
for the months of August to December is involved in various projects to aid quake-hit Japan. Thinking Aloud Ashoka Foundation ChangeMakers disaster relief Entrepreneurship Japan Relief 2.0
Uber Starts Food Delivery in Japan After Ride-Sharing Stumbles
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Users can order dishes from over 150 restaurants in the eighth nation to see the service
Startup Metrics Revolution: Tokyo, Japan (Fri 12/19) - Master of.
DECEMBER 6, 2008
» Saturday, December 06, 2008 Startup Metrics Revolution: Tokyo, Japan (Fri 12/19) at the moment I'm on my way to Paris for the LeWeb conference. Master of 500 Hats A blog about Geeks, Entrepreneurs, & Startups in Silicon Valley, by Dave McClure. The Internet Revolution, Act III.
Flexible Focus #14: Japan Photo Safari
AUGUST 12, 2010
Although the technology of photography was initially introduced from outside Japan, the Photo History of Japan tells a story that led to cutting edge technology and consummate quality. When photography was first introduced to Japan, some samurai disliked having their picture taken.
Feel On! Turns Tweets Into Comic Illustrations
JULY 5, 2012
Created by Japan’s L is B Corporation (founded by Taisuke Yoko, its CEO), the app was originally released in Japan early last year and has since garnered some 250,000 users in the country. illustrations Japan L is B Corporation mobile app Twitter
Time For a Change #6: Meeting Your Agenda
MARCH 15, 2012
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chaganomics.blogspot.com: Private Rooms In Hotels
FEBRUARY 2, 2013
This room Im in resembles a room in Japan where people are conversing. chaganomics.blogspot.com. Translate. Saturday, February 2, 2013. Private Rooms In Hotels. Oh my, Saturday night and I am at a party. Oddly enough, there will be parties my whole life and I will be going to them, I am sure.
Flexible Focus #50: The Art of Idea Capture
APRIL 21, 2011
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Japan iPhone Apps: State of the Market - Master of 500 Hats
JANUARY 4, 2009
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: [link] At this event, Nobuyuki Hayashi (aka Nobi), one of the most famousMac/iPhone journalists from Japan will be briefing and taking questionsabout iPhone market in Japan.
Flexible Focus #51: The Art of Winning without Fighting
APRIL 28, 2011
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Flexible Focus #45: My Cup Runneth Over
MARCH 17, 2011
A Samurai swordsman and Zen Master named Gettan who lived in 17 th Century Japan said that there are three kinds of disciples: those who impart Zen to others, those who maintain the temples and shrines, and then there are the rice bags and clothes hangers.
Flexible Focus #73: The Power of Ritual!
OCTOBER 13, 2011
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Japan awaits the rise of new entrepreneurs
AUGUST 9, 2011
recent trip to Japans devastated northeast coast, venture capitalist Yoshihito Hori chanced upon a group of. According to a survey by the Japan Venture Capital Association, investment in start-ups in Japan dipped fifth of the average at 33.4. The United States was at 34.8, with Australia at 45.7.
Startup Weekend Tokyo & GeeksOnaPlane Japan (Dec 2009) - Master of.
DECEMBER 20, 2009
& props to Mona & Chris McCann for helping me slap together a last-minute mini- GoaP Japan trip. if you can read Japanese, you can also see Serkan Toto's preview of the event on TechCrunch Japan here.
Amazon's 'Prime Day' Promises 'More Deals Than Black Friday'
JULY 6, 2015
Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Canada and Austria The e-commerce retailer plans to offer thousands of deals on July 15 in the nine countries that have the Prime loyalty program, including the U.S.,