Startup

Rakuten Germany fifth anniversary

Celebrating five years of Rakuten Germany

With more than 40 shopping portals vying for merchants and customers, Germany is one of the most competitive e-commerce markets in Europe. To survive and prospe...
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Why Singapore is hot for startups

It’s an exciting time for Singapore. The tech industry in the country has been growing strongly over the past few years, and it’s now becoming one of the major ...
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Watching Science Fiction Become Science Fact

Discovering more about what the future might hold was what got together global leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators earlier this month at the New Economy Summi...
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3 Hot Startups to Look Out for in 2016

Each April, when Tokyo is bathed in the soft pink and white of the cherry blossoms, heads of state, tech titans, media moguls, and of course, startups, gather a...
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What Makes the Perfect Startup Pitch?

Next week, I’m in Tokyo for the NEST (New Economy Summit) 2016 and I’ve been given the opportunity to be a judge at the annual NEST Startup Challenge. Attend...