Tokyo looks to challenge Japan's conformism by becoming innovation hub

Business Apr 16, 2018

Tokyo looks to challenge Japan's conformism by becoming innovation hub

Tokyo is vying to become an innovation hub for entrepreneurs and investors, challenging Japan's reputation as an environment that fails to nurture entrepreneurship, and a new nonprofit organization is hoping to play a leading role. The recently launched Venture Cafe Tokyo aims to help innovators ...

'Almost seafood' products a hit with Japanese palates

Food & Drink Sep 2, 2017

'Almost seafood' products a hit with Japanese palates

One innovative Japanese company has found a way to deliver its customers a taste of the sea, but with imitations it touts to be "almost like the genuine article." Fish paste products, known as surimi, have a long history in Asia and have even seen ...