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August 19, 2015

Disrupting Japan: The Japan Startup Factory

An interesting discussion with a long time entrepreneur about the challenges and opportunities of starting a business in Japan.

August 13, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Music, Maids & Startups

Maid cafe’s are so common and well known in Japan that even the most sheltered tourists are not surprised by…

August 5, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Seeds of Disruption

The phrases “disruptive innovation” and “disruptive business” are thrown around far too often and far too loosely these days. Of…

July 29, 2015

Disrupting Japan: From Professor To Founder

Yusuke epitomizes the new generation of Japanese startup founders. Of course, that means he is almost exactly the opposite of…

July 24, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Bootstrapping Your Way To Success

Meet an entrepreneur who puts in as much effort into the arts scene in Fukuoka as he does building his own company.

July 7, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Journey from Programmer to Manga Artist to CEO

Journey from Programmer to Manga Artist to CEO

June 30, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Building a Global Company

Starting a business is fraught with mistakes. Learn how to turn those mistakes into a global company.

June 23, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Thriving in the face of adversity

This episode contains some great advice on how to sell innovative technology to large enterprises,

June 16, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Leaping Into The Cloud

Jasin Winder shares his insights on the unique aspects of doing business in Japan.

June 9, 2015

Disrupting Japan: The Growth Of Mentorship

There is an important change happening in in Japan’s startup ecosystem.

June 2, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Collaborative Translation

Is there a market for professional translation service at a reasonable price?

March 6, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Business Card Etiquette as a Startup Niche

Western businesspeople coming to Japan often confess that they find the importance placed on business cards and the complex rules…

February 27, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Japan’s Coming Startup Boom

The startup scene in Japan is laying the seeds for its next economic miracle.