Kobe: City of Design

You might have heard of Kobe Beef, but do you know Kobe Chinatown or Kobe Harbor? It was about 150 years ago, when the Port of Kobe was one of the first to opened its doors to welcome foreign traders and settlers to Japan. An important historic moment that paved the way for today’s global exchange in the Kansai region. In this video you’ll get a glimpse of the rich history, the cultural diversity and the creative opportunities Kobe City has to offer. HabitatUpdate Plus is an effort to bring the world closer to Japan and to introduce you to the people driving the Kansai …

A Window to the World – Habitat Update Plus

Why be a Salaryman, when you can be a Founder, a Visionary, a Role Model! “The nail that sticks out gets hammered down.” is a frequently quoted Japanese proverb but it might need an update: In this video we understand that it is very much possible to successfully jump out of the norm and how working in a large corporation helped the co-founders of Atmoph to create an outstanding digital window experience. Habitat Update Plus is an effort to bring the world closer to Japan and to introduce you to the people driving the Kansai Startup Ecosystem. Thank you! Read on Medium

The Kitchen of Japan

Eat till you drop and donate while doing so! Osaka is widely known as “Kitchen of Japan” and in this video, I explore the origins of that title and how it inspired Gochiso to support local businesses as well as nonprofit organizations. Habitat Update Plus is an effort to bring the world closer to Japan and to introduce you to the people driving the Kansai Startup Ecosystem. Thank you! Read on Medium