Company Spotlight

Company Spotlight: Rising Startups

Company Spotlight: Rising Startups

We spoke with Masa Okunishi, representative of Rising Startups. In 2015, Mr. Okunishi established Japan NYC Startups, a community for Japanese startups located in New York. The community grew...

Company Spotlight: Airbuy Inc.

Company Spotlight: Airbuy Inc.

We interviewed Mr. Kentaro Ikemoto of Airbuy Inc., a startup that began at MIT and is now promoting sales in Yokohama, Japan.   Please tell us about Airbuy. Airbuy is a B2B startup offering...

Company Spotlight: mayunowa

Company Spotlight: mayunowa

Introducing mayunowa LLC, a startup company from Yokohama, Japan. Mayunowa provides makeup and skincare products made from silk, and runs an aesthetic salon in Yokohama.   Introducing a new skincare...

Company Spotlight: CODE Meee

Company Spotlight: CODE Meee

Interview with Kenji Ota, Founder and CEO of CODE Meee Inc., a startup from Yokohama that is exhibiting at Techday New York in May.   Merging Aroma and Technology to present “Personalized...

Company Spotlight: M.I-Story

Company Spotlight: M.I-Story

Interview with Ms. Hiromi Sakamoto, the founder and president of M.I-Story Co., Ltd., a Yokohama startup that will debut its first product, the “Hammock Pillow," internationally at TechDay New York...

Company Spotlight: ICON

Company Spotlight: ICON

This toy robot is teaching programming for kids through interactive and intuitive play.   President and Representative Director Toshiko Tsuchiya introduced us to ICON, a Yokohama-based company...

Company Spotlight: Aperza Inc.

Company Spotlight: Aperza Inc.

Makoto Ishihara, CEO, Aperza Inc. We interviewed Mr. Makoto Ishihara, the CEO of Aperza Inc., a Yokohama-based startup that participated in the startup convention “Slush Tokyo 2019” which took place...

Company Spotlight: TRIPLUS

Company Spotlight: TRIPLUS

We interviewed Mr. Tomohito Akiyama, the CEO of Yokohama startup TRIPLUS Inc. TRIPLUS exhibited at Tokyo Slush 2019, a startup convention held in February, and was selected as one of the top 40...

Company Spotlight: OPPO

Company Spotlight: OPPO

OPPO, the 5th largest smartphone maker in the world, opened a research center in Yokohama one year ago. Interview with Mr. Cho, the head of OPPO’s Yokohama Research Center.Q. Can you give us an...

Company Spotlight: Bright Wave Media

Company Spotlight: Bright Wave Media

Brian Kowalczyk, Operations Manager, Bright Wave Media, Inc. Bright Wave Media is a multimedia company offering a variety of services across platforms, including the popular magazines Yokohama...

Company Spotlight: MedVigilance Inc.

Company Spotlight: MedVigilance Inc.

Interview with Mr. Geng Cong, President, MedVigilance Inc. Q. Please give us an overview of your company’s business and products.We are a startup venture launched here in Japan, and we are offering...

Company Spotlight: Falcon Denshi K.K.

Company Spotlight: Falcon Denshi K.K.

Interview with Mr. Hiroaki Kinoshita, President, Falcon Denshi K.K. Q. Please give us an overview of your company’s business. Falcon Denshi K.K. was established in Yokohama on June 2, 2009, the day...

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