Disruption

Tech Revolution in Tokyo: Japan highway long exposure and Mountain Fuji in autumn season evening

My plan for a tech revolution in Tokyo

If I could make a big change right now, I’d start right here in Tokyo. It’s a dream of mine to transform this city into the next tech hub. Working with JANE ...

Golfers, your new caddie could be a drone

The next time you hear “Fore!” on the golf course, you might see something other than a golf ball flying through the air. It could be a drone delivering hamburg...

Unleashing the Robot Revolution at NEST 2016

Yuto Nakanishi of Schaft presents two bipedal robots Heavy-duty droids took to the stage at the New Economy Summit (NEST) 2016 in Tokyo last week when a Jap...

Exploring the Far-out Side of Tech: NEST 2016

Would you be happy living with a holographic girlfriend? The New Economy Summit (NEST) 2016 plays host to government ministers and tech gods, but it’s also a pl...

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...

Questioning the status quo: Japan innovation

In 2010, a group of e-business executives looking to drive meaningful change in Japan formed a professional association. Our original goal was to advocate for i...