UPDATE August, 30: WISH 2010 is over, Akky covered the event here, and I changed the article below accordingly. I was very impressed with WISH 2009, a startup demo event organized last year by Tokyo-based online marketing and advertising company Agile Media Network (basically Japan’s version of Federated Media); here‘s my full report over on… Continue reading UPDATE: In English: All 32 Japanese Startups On The Vote List For “WISH 2010”
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
As we reported here on Asiajin last week, Japan’s web industry’s showcase event in mid-summer, WISH2009 will be held in Tokyo today. Live streamcast starts at 7pm J.S.T. or 10am U.T.C. Kindly stand-by to witness a flood of tech innovations.
Agile Media Network, a Shibuya-based start-up company providing Japanese A-list bloggers with ad revenue opportunities and Asiajin’s adviser Motohiko Tokuriki[J] serves as the president of, plans to hold an event called WISH2009[J] on Friday evening next week. Mr. Tokuriki attended TedxTokyo last May, and he was highly inspired by the event and turned to think… Continue reading Event Preview: Web Innovation Showcase WISH2009 To Be Held
Agile Media Network raised a $1M investment from Ant Capital Partners on March 31st. They use the investment to develop new software systems. Agile Media Network is a Japanese ad-network / blog marketing company for blogs and social media which was established in February 2007. They sell ads of many Japanese top blogs such as… Continue reading Agile Media Network raises $1M
Here is a list of where Japanese users usually go on the web when they want to connect with their friends, buy something or get information. I feature “made-in-Japan” sites and software only (well, almost), knowing that i.e. Google, Amazon and Firefox are highly popular in this country as well. Some of these Japanese sites… Continue reading Q&A: What is the Japanese equivalent of [Western web service]?