Posts Tagged: CrowdWorks

After helping Skype and Box, Itochu Technology Ventures wants your startup to win in Japan

ITV is earmarking 30% of it’s next fund for Southeast Asia. The firm says its ability to bring foreign firms into Japan is the key.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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After sacrificing his car and all his assets, will the Crowdworks CEO be rewarded with a $100 million funding round?

After sacrificing his car and all his assets; will Koichiro Yoshida, the Crowdworks CEO, be rewarded with a $100 million funding round?

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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3 epic entrepreneurial failures to learn from

Entrepreneurs share their most embarrassing failures at Failcon Tokyo. These are funny ones.

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 8:43 pm
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Disenchanted with web advertising, ex-Googler starts real-time language learning site Fluentlee

For years, David Bebko, a lifetime marketer, harbored the dream of starting his own company. Yet in 2011, he ended up joining Google as the ...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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Japan’s Crowdworks Raises $3.75 Million, Poised for Further Asia Expansion

Crowdworks, a Tokyo-based startup providing a crowdsourcing platform that matches engineers and designers with job postings, just announced ...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Report: Japanese stealth investor ANRI announces new fund for young entrepreneurs, targets $20M

Report: Japanese stealth fund ANRI announces new fund for young entrepreneurs, targets $20M. Will focus on seed and series A investments.

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 4:46 pm
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Why global consulting firm Deloitte is the trusted godfather to 2,000 Japanese startups

Deloitte offers free consulting services to Japanese startups in order to kickstart the Japanese economy.

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Crowdworks, Japan’s biggest crowdsourced marketplace for professional creators, raises $10.7 million

Tokyo-based Crowdworks today announced it closed a $10.7 million funding round from CyberAgent, DG Incubation, and Denstu Digital Fund 1, ...

  • December 2, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Japan’s Crowdworks Partners with Yahoo Japan, Expects Massive Traffic

Crowdworks, a Tokyo-based startup providing a crowdsourcing platform that matches engineers and designers with job postings, announced today...

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 2:40 pm
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A Visit to CyberAgent Ventures’ Startup Base Camp

This week I had a chance to visit Startup Base Camp, the Tokyo-based incubation office of CyberAgent Ventures. The area is a cleverly design...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 6:50 pm
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