Today, in Japan, it seems that there is a boom in launching a new business category called “Social Translation”. Last week a Tokyo-based tech start-up Anydoor[J] launched a web-based new translation service, which is named Conyac, allowing participating members to do translation work. Japanese translation industry has annually USD2B worth of its market volume. Basically,… Continue reading Translation Tool: New Option Between Human Profession And Computer’s Imperfectness
This month’s Tokyo2point0 event (our reports on former events) took place on Monday again at the Super Deluxe in Roppongi. These two presentations were delivered. UltraSuperNew’s Press Army UltraSuperNew‘s director Michael Sheetal delivered a presentation on “Press Army”, a bilingual web service, which is geared mainly towards companies. Press Army enables users to automatically monitor,… Continue reading Tokyo2point0 Event: Press Army and social learning site iKnow!
Another month, another Tokyo2point0 event. Nearly 100 people showed up on July 15th at the Super Deluxe, the new venue to listen to two presentations from the Japanese web world. Goo My friend Masaki Sawamura from the made-in-Japan portal site Goo delivered the first presentation of the evening. Goo, which is run by IT and… Continue reading Tokyo2point0 Event: Twitter Japan and Goo
This month’s Tokyo2point0 event drew a huge crowd on Monday this week. Two main factors attracted over 100 people to come to the new venue in Azabu (an event space called SuperDeluxe): a very interesting speaker who came from the USA and the event’s 1st anniversary! Cloud Computing the Amazon way Jinesh Varia, evangelist for… Continue reading Tokyo2point0 Event: Cloud Computing the Amazon Way
This month’s Tokyo2point0 event drew a huge crowd this week on Tuesday. Again, two presentations were held between and before networking sessions. Venture Capital for Tech Startups My friend Aki Ohashi from ngi capital, the investment arm of ngi group (an investor in and operator of -mostly Asian- Tech companies) spoke about the current state… Continue reading Tokyo2point0 event: Venture Capital in Japan and blogging/Ecommerce platform LIMS
This Tuesday, the 9th Tokyo2point0 event in Harajuku/Tokyo was held. As always, the venue was totally crowded. More info can be found on the Tokyo2point0 site, the Facebook group or on Mixi. This month the event featured two presentations which left more time for networking. I had the feeling that the event was more fun… Continue reading Tokyo2point0 event: Recruit API and Marketing in virtual worlds