Whenever you hear someone claim that the Japanese will never do something for unspecified...Read More
Category: FinTech Startups
The insurance industry has proven very resistant to innovation. In fact, it has not really changed...Read More
Corporate Japan is about to go through a major transition in its approach to computer security. In...Read More
The financial services industry in Japan is pretty unsophisticated. There are relatively few...Read More
FinTech in Japan is far more advanced than most outside observers imagine it to be, and based on...Read More
Stripe’s Japan market entry did not go according to plan. Things worked out worked out well in the...Read More
FinTech is one of the hottest startup sectors right now, but if you’ve been in the industry...Read More
Japanese banking is one of the most conservative industries in one of the most conservative countries in the world. That’s what makes it both so difficult and so profitable to disrupt.
Today, Paul Chapman talks to us about the founding and growth of Moneytree, a personal finance app that is quickly growing into something much bigger and more important.Read More
Corporate accounting is not usually the first thing the comes to mind when you think of disruptive technology, and for the most part, that’s a good thing. Daisuke Sasaki of Freee, however, is changing the way accounting is done in Japan from the bottom up.
Bringing change to a conservative industry, however, is not easy. The fact is …Read More
Jason came to Japan from Australia to study martial arts, and his company MakeLeaps is now kicking ass in online invoicing. Jason bootstrapped MakeLeaps himself and he and his partner, Paul Oswald grew the company organically, acquired two of their domestic competitors, and recently became the first Japanese company to receive funding from an AngelList syndicate.Read More