Startups get a boost in Japan

Digital | ON: TECH Mar 17, 2019

Startups get a boost in Japan

by Chiho Komoriya

Late February was a productive time for startups, with two important events taking place in Japan: Slush Tokyo 2019, a major nonprofit conference, and Tohoku Growth Accelerator Demo Day in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, a smaller conference that also offers advice to fledgling startups. Here ...

Language startup rises to cloud nine

Digital | TECHNOLOGY Feb 20, 2013

Language startup rises to cloud nine

by Richard Solomon

Innovations in software coupled with the widespread availability of Internet broadband are transforming the once stodgy business of language education. Leading the charge in Japan are two Japanese-American brothers, John Hideyoshi Martyn and Billy Kosuke Martyn. The brothers want to reduce the many hours per ...