Disrupting Japan: Startups and Innovation in Japan

By Tim Romero: Serial startup founder in Japan and indomitable innovator

Startups are changing Japan, and Japan is once again starting to innovate. Disrupting Japan introduces you to some of the Japanese innovators that will be household brands in a few years and explains what it’s really like to be an innovator in a society that values conformity.

  1. 1.
    The Future of Disrupting Japan
    18:03
  2. 2.
    The new era of Evocative Machines. Why you’re going to love it.
    24:08
  3. 3.
    Why the robot uprising will give us Robot Pets, not Robot Masters
    39:16
  4. 4.
    One way that AI is transforming family farms
    33:38
  5. 5.
    What you can learn from this “PoopTech” startup 
    33:29
  6. 6.
    Instagram for skin disease? Wait, this could work!
    29:14
  7. 7.
    So, your startup wants to play in Japan’s Regulatory Sandbox?
    24:48
  8. 8.
    Why people are afraid to trust AI. And how to fix it
    41:24
  1. 9.
    What you can learn from Japan’s seven-minute miracle
    20:26
  2. 10.
    This startup built the first open-source driverless car
    37:00
  3. 11.
    Why startups should be better than charities at solving social problems
    44:20
  4. 12.
    The Dream of Flying Cars meets the Truth of Aviation Startups
    32:06
  5. 13.
    What’s really changed after six years of Disrupting Japan
    20:16
  6. 14.
    How this silkworm startup is taking on the pandemic
    32:51
  7. 15.
    Reinventing online maps to focus on community
    40:36
  8. 16.
    Selects: Why Japan’s Geisha are disappearing in the social media age
    46:21
  9. 17.
    Your Japanese textbooks are lying to you
    15:00
  10. 18.
    DJ Selects: Why startups lose control of their sales channels, and how to fix it – Allen Miner – Oracle
    1:18:05
  11. 19.
    What makes people pay for new online events
    39:21
  12. 20.
    Why public humiliation is the secret to success
    12:04
  13. 21.
    The Japanese Trap of the Glorious Failure
    16:35
  14. 22.
    DJ Selects: Why Your Startup Accelerator is Going to Disappear
    36:48
  15. 23.
    One important lesson startups will forget after the panic
    18:16
  16. 24.
    Why boring startups are actually the most interesting
    36:53
  17. 25.
    DJ Selects: How this Musical Shoe is Helping Hospitals
    39:26
  18. 26.
    Why Japan’s #KuToo is Not Really About Shoes
    20:55
  19. 27.
    Big News for Disrupting Japan! – Japan Startup News
    7:21
  20. 28.
    The Ultimate Guide to Raising Money in Japan
    53:26
  21. 29.
    How Japan’s forgotten past can stop IoT’s dystopian future
    47:15
  22. 30.
    Japan leads the world in this one important branch of AI
    44:22
  23. 31.
    DJ Selects: Why Men Need Women Founders
    40:57
  24. 32.
    The big reason Japanese companies can’t innovate
    44:39
  25. 33.
    The hardest thing about hardware startups : Live from CEATEC
    42:31
  26. 34.
    Artificial Intelligence’s broken promise and its secret truth
    42:28
  27. 35.
    DJ Selects: A Japanese MBA Does Not Mean What You Think It Means
    40:15
  28. 36.
    How scammers are using your devices to steal money
    36:28
  29. 37.
    These robots are changing cooking forever. But one thing will never change
    31:59
  30. 38.
    Outside of the Bubble with Japan’s Startup Girls: Mone Kamishiraishi
    24:05
  31. 39.
    Live from Stanford: Where are Japan’s Unicorns?
    26:45
  32. 40.
    DJ Selects: IoT, Japan, and the Uncertain Future of Poop
    31:29
  33. 41.
    How Government Money is Hurting Japanese Startups
    39:45
  34. 42.
    What You Need to Know to Raise Money in Japan
    52:52
  35. 43.
    DJ Selects: The Myth of the Successful Startup Failure
    41:55
  36. 44.
    Live: What You Need to Know to Work at a Startup in Japan
    53:24
  37. 45.
    The Unexpected Profit Plan for Emotional Computing
    41:38
  38. 46.
    Why Your New Smart-Home Won’t Really Belong to You
    38:24
  39. 47.
    DJ Selects: What You Need to Know To Sell Services (and Saas) in Japan
    56:11
  40. 48.
    How I Made $8,000 per Month Podcasting, and Why You Probably Don’t Want To
    25:49
  41. 49.
    Why Wind and Solar Energy Make Sense in Japan
    39:25
  42. 50.
    The true reason for Japan’s critical developer shortage
    33:29

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