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American startup disrupting Japanese sushi industry

This Week in Startups episode 783: Jason speaks with Finless Foods co-founder and CEO Mike Selden about how his company produces real fish meat from stem cells, the increasing scarcity of healthy and affordable seafood, more Finless Foods looks very interesting and promising to me, but at the same time the existence of this startup concerns me being a native Japanese loving sushi so much. This kind of innovation should happen within Japan, a country Read More...

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3 Rules When Entrepreneurs Ask for Advice

Image by mars_discovery_district on Flickr As your lifestyle and family structure change, it becomes harder to allocate good chunk of your time just for reading books or diving really deep into someone’s thoughts. Despite I’m also facing the same difficulties, there are 2 podcasts I listen to every week for the past few years. Startups For the Rest Of Us and Mixergy, the former focusing on bootstrapped startups (the companies that are self-funded without Read More...

Startup Lecture at Kyoto University Design School

On March 19th and 20th, I will be joining the 2-day startup lecture organized by Kyoto University Design School (aka D-School). Joining me is Mr. Soga from KAPION who sold his DVD authoring startup to Apple and Mr. Matsuda from SARR who is dedicated to academic-industry collaboration and bio-tech startups for the 15 years. Below is a brochure for the lecture. This is a open lecture so everyone interested in entrepreneurship, startups, Read More...