Probably it’s common in any city around the world that not more female geeks are appeared than males at tech industry scenes. Except some activities that encourage more females to join this exciting community, such as U.S.-based “Girls in Tech” and Tokyo Girl Geeks[J], it is mere that we see a female entrepreneur who runs… Continue reading Taxi-pooling Service Meets The Best Known LBS iPhone App And Map Portal
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30min. Fundraises USD275,000 To Go Next Round
Japan’s best-known LBS (location-based service) app 30min.[J] (pronounced “san-zero minutes”) allocated new shares to Mitsui Ventures (MVC), and Mr. Yohei Nishikubo joined the company as the managing director today. Mr. Nishikubo is a venture partner of MVC and formerly served as the president of search ad agency and SEO (search engine optimization) consultancy J Listing[J].… Continue reading 30min. Fundraises USD275,000 To Go Next Round
Event Wrap-up: 400+ Geeks Applaud Web Innovators At WISH2009
More than 400 Internet users joined the event on Friday evening in Tokyo. Tokyo-based blog marketing agency Agile Media Network (AMN)[J] held Japan’s first conference having a number of tech start-ups in comprehensive perspective, titled WISH2009 (Web Innovation SHare)[J]. More than a dozen of innovators had opportunities to present their works, and Japanese tech media… Continue reading Event Wrap-up: 400+ Geeks Applaud Web Innovators At WISH2009
CNET Japan Holds Its Annual Tech Innovation Awards Contest
On Friday, CNET Networks Japan[J] held this year’s award ceremony of its annual innovation contest called TechVenture 2009[J] in Omotesando, in association with Tokyo-based seven tech-oriented venture capital firms. Totally 15 companies and services are nominated for the prize awards. Let’s have a look at each of them and what they provide. Atlantis[J] (Service: AdLantis[J]) Atlantis… Continue reading CNET Japan Holds Its Annual Tech Innovation Awards Contest