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But what if your data is too big for the Cloud?

But what if your data is too big for the Cloud?

Cloud visionaries promised us unlimited scalability, but they greatly underestimated the amount of data we would start producing. Today we sit down with Michael Tso, the co-founder of Cloudian, and he explains why some systems are just too big for the cloud, and how...

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This disruptive tech started with a dance move

This disruptive tech started with a dance move

It's hard to get paid to do what you love. Perhaps no one understands this better than dancers, but Taku Kodaira and his team at Mikro Entertainment are on a mission to fix that. But this conversation, and Mikro Entertainment itself, is about much more than dance....

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The Future of Disrupting Japan

The Future of Disrupting Japan

Disrupting Japan turns seven years old this week! Unfortunately, because of current conditions in Japan, we won't be able to sit down over a beer and talk about startups live as we usually do. Today, I'd like to share a story in three acts. We'll talk about the...

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“As a foreigner doing business in Japan, I find Disrupting Japan is almost a necessity to understand how people are thinking about solving problems, conducting business, and balancing cultural differences.”

 

Derek Sorkin

Director of Sales, Asia Pacific, GitHub

“I tend to scoff at so called ‘thought leaders’ on Japan. Tim Romero is one of the few I trust. It is very hard to do what Tim does without a deep understanding of technology, startups, and Japanese society. I am a regular fan of Disrupting Japan because he weaves all three so marvelously.”

James Riney

Head of 500 Startups Japan