Archive for 2013

Becoming A Startup Genome Curator

I’m glad to announce that I’m appointed as a Startup Genome curator for Japan region. While there are lots of tech websites and blogs talking about Japanese startup scenes, only few of them provide knowledgeable information in English. I believe the folks behind The Bridge are trying to change the situation and things are getting better these days than before, but Japan is still not an entirely entrepreneur-friendly country for those who come Read More...

Startup Weekend Kyoto Kickoff

Startup Weekend Kyoto is officially kicking off. This time the SW event is happening in Fukuoka, Sendai, Okinawa, and all participants are eligible for larger Global Startup Battle. What’s even more exciting is a list of benefits given by the SW as below. Benefit #1 $2,000 worth Google Cloud Platform consisting of $1,000 for App Engine, $1000 for Compute Engine. Benefit #2 2,000 server hours from Engine Yard.