Posts tagged with "Japan"

20. July 2010
Our friends from the Japanese tech blog Asiajin will hold their first meetup in Shanghai this Saturday, July 24th to bridge the startup communities of China and Japan. Location will be the fancy Sunstyle showroom at Red Town. Two industry experts from Japan will talk about the Japanese startup industry and their own startup experience, followed by Q&A and networking session. Please register under the eventbrite link given below - seats are limited! Date: 2010 July 24th (Saturday) Time:...
26. October 2009
Asiajin has an interesting post on Chinese game developers infiltrating Japan's largest online social network Mixi. And yes: its farm games :-) Mixi's no 1 ranked app currently is Sunshine Farm by Chinese developer Rekoo. The game reached two million users in less than two months since its launch. On no 3 is already the next China-developed game Everyone’s Farm with 500,000 users by Yicha.
05. August 2009
Our friend Serkan Toto over at Asiajin just updated his list of Japanese equivalents to Western Web 2.0 services. See his overview below - we will also post the Korean & Chinese response to it shortly.
07. July 2009
Two interesting developments in the East Asian Internet scene came up early this July: Our friends at and Asiajian report that Korean Search Giant Naver has opened its new Japanese version to 5,000 beta testers. The company had previously tried to crack the Japanese market but gave up on their first attempt in 2005. Naver is by far Koreas most popular search engine with way over 70% domestic market share. The company is regarded as a true pioneer in search and developed many...
10. June 2009
Original Post from TechCrunch (Many Thanks to Serkan Toto for that!) Concluding Thoughts on the Japan Leg of the Tour from Mark Hendrickson
09. June 2009
Original Post by Girls in Tech (Many thanks to Tina Tran for that!) The part with the presentations comes from Serkan Toto's Techcrunch Post. Cheers Man!
08. June 2009
Original Post by Girls in Tech (Many thanks to Tina Tran for that!) The part with the presentations comes from Serkan Tot's Techcrunch Post. Cheers Man!
02. May 2009
Organized by Web2Asia, The Founders Fund and Dave McClure are inviting international investors and tech entrepreneurs on a 10 day orientation tour of Tokyo, Beijing and Shanghai's Internet, Mobile & Gaming sector. The tour will take place from June 8th to 16th 2009. Please click here for details on the itinerary and how you can get involved: Objectives: Gain insight into tech & innovation trends coming out of East Asia. Meet the startup & tech community in...
25. March 2009
Web2Asia's customer & partner Jimdo today announced an exclusive agreement with KDDI Web Communications, a subsidiary of Japan's 2nd largest telecommunication corporation KDDI. The German startup and the Japanese industry leader launched the Japanese Jimdo version,, in a joint press conference at the German Embassy in Tokyo. KDDI Web Communications will also offer Jimdo's website creator for business clients on its hosting platform