Posts Tagged: DeNA



Can Japan’s KLab prove it is capable of competing with DeNA and Gree?

Japanese gaming company KLab is trying to recover from a disastrous 2014. Will the market allow it?

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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DeNA and Incubate Fund lead $500,000 investment into neighborhood crowdsourcing site

DeNA and Incubate Fund lead US$51 million investment into neighborhood crowdsourcing site, Any+Times.

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 7:02 pm
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Japanese gaming giant DeNA ventures into DNA with new genetic testing service

Japan’s DeNA built its empire from games for feature phones and desktop PCs, but its legacy in leisure isn’t stopping it from ta...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 4:31 pm
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Startup gets $5.8 million to make elearning fun, expands to Southeast Asia

Quipper, a London-based mobile learning company founded in 2010 by Masa Watanabe, co-founder of Japanese mobile social gaming giant DeNA, di...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 8:00 am
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DeNA Q3 2013 revenue profit

Struggling against new gaming challengers, DeNA sees revenues and profits plunge

The team at DeNA must be wearing out the minus buttons on their calculators. The mobile social gaming company posted its Q3 financial report...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 3:40 pm
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Blood and schoolgirls: DeNA launches free Manga Box e-reader

Want some free manga? Japanese web giant DeNA yesterday released a new e-reader for Manga lovers, and all the content is completely free. ...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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South Korea’s gaming market is worth $9.16 billion!

South Korea is one of the most promising gaming markets in the world with a total worth of more than $9 billion now. Japan lags behind in gr...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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DeNA Posts $532 Million Revenue In Newest Quarterly Report

DeNA posts its first quarter earnings for 2013 and it's hit over $500 million in revenue once again.

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 3:43 pm
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Japan’s DeNA Seeks Expert Advice, Puts MIT’s Joi Ito on New Advisory Board

Japanese web and social gaming company DeNA (TYO:2432) has created its first advisory board to seek expert advice from industry luminaries o...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Before it comes to San Francisco, meet the fresh face of Japanese digital design

Goodpatch, a young design firm in Tokyo, is becoming the company of choice for many in the tech community. It's CEO, Naofumi Tsuchiya, drop...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 11:04 am
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Akippa can reserve less than 1% of Japan’s parking spaces, secures funding from DeNA anyway

DeNA leads investment in parking space reservation service Akippa for undisclosed amount. Akippa can reserve less than 1 percent of Japan’...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 6:54 pm
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Korean couples app Between launches ecommerce store, adds 1M users in Japan and 2 new investors

Between, the South Korean app for couples, will launch an ecommerce store today. It also hit 1M users in Japan and attracted two new investo...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 10:01 am
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DeNA loses its groove, shuts down music streaming service

It appears that DeNA’s (TYO:2432) music streaming app has hit a Spotify of trouble. Sorry, I mean a spot of trouble. DeNA has announce...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 2:01 pm
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Game over! Joint venture between DeNA and Namco Bandai to be shut in March

It’s game over: Japanese gaming giants DeNA and Namco Bandai will close their joint venture in March

BNDeNA, the joint venture that Mobage operator DeNA (TYO:2432) and Namco Bandai (TYO:7832) launched in 2011 is set to close. According to th...

  • January 21, 2014
  • at 3:58 pm
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Mobage Chat- DeNA Rolls Out Another Chat Service

Second time lucky? DeNA launches another gaming-oriented messaging app

Social media in Japan never really put much emphasis on chatting; even the biggest homegrown social network, the Facebook-like Mixi (TYO:212...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 12:06 pm
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Getting Startup Investments in Vietnam is Easy?

Getting Startup Investment in Vietnam is Easy?

Topica reveals some tantalizing numbers on Vietnam's startup ecosystem: There's more investment going on than you think.

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 5:31 pm
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Dragon Eclipse: DeNA and Gloops Show Their First Co-Developed Social Game

The co-developed mobile RPG, which is dubbed Dragon Eclipse and looks very promising, is the first game to come out of the DeNA-Gloops partn...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 12:55 pm
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DeNA Starts Integrating Casino Games Into its Chat App Comm

Dr. Serkan Toto is a gaming expert and independent consultant based in Tokyo. You can follow him on Twitter and his blog. This article is re...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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