Recent Posts

December 20, 2015

Disrupting Japan: From Salarymen to Freelancer

Since so much of modern business culture in Japan is based on the idea of belonging to a specific company, the move to large-scale freelancing will lead to large social changes as well

December 19, 2015

Just Japan Podcast: Going to the Dentist

What is a trip to the dentist’s office like in Japan?

December 13, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Tea Ceremony in Blue Jeans & Startup Lessons

Innovation in Japan does not have to mean replacing the old with the new

December 12, 2015

Just Japan Podcast: Putting Down Roots in Japan.

If you live in Japan now or dream of one day coming here and putting down roots, this is the episode for you.

December 6, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Bursting the Filter Bubble

The filter bubble is a term that describes the natural, but harmful, result of search engines and news services giving us more and more of what we want.

August 25, 2015

Disrupting Japan: Live and Unleashed

The Disrupting Japan podcast is live and unleashed at Super Deluxe in Roppongi!

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

See More