Posts Tagged: cyberagent

Lessons learned from CyberAgent’s trials in Asia (#StartupAsia preview)

Hayagushi will be giving a keynote speech at Tech in Asia's upcoming Startup Asia Tokyo 2014 on September 3-4.

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 3:35 pm
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Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures expands into Thailand with new office in Bangkok

Japan's CyberAgent Ventures, which already invests in 23 companies across Southeast Asia (including Priceza), has expanded into Thailand.

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 4:03 pm
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Japan’s Smart Education raises $5.4 million to take kids e-learning apps global

Japan’s Smart Education raises $5.4 million to take kids e-learning apps global

Tokyo-based Smart Education, a developer of educational mobile apps for kids, announced yesterday that it has raised 550 million yen ($5.4 m...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Weird virtual world Line Play celebrates first anniversary with 13 million users

Messaging app Line is ending the year with a bang. Not only has Line reached 300 million registered users worldwide this week, today the com...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Separating the Men from the Boys in Japan’s Online Social Scene

The folks over at Looops Communications recently put together a good overview of some of the major social platforms in Japan [1]. And there&...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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CyberAgent Ventures invests in Indonesian online baby product seller Bilna

The founding team behind Bilna, Ferry Tenka, Jason Lamuda and Eka Himawan, are also the founders of group buying site Disdus, which were bou...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 5:26 pm
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CyberAgent to Close English Version of its Ameba Pigg Virtual World

VS Media points out a CyberAgent (TYO:4751) announcement stating that the company will be closing the English version of its Ameba Pigg virt...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Making Sense of Japan’s Social Gaming Drama

The Japanese mobile social gaming space has experienced quite a rollercoaster ride over the past week or so. It was one week ago today that ...

  • May 9, 2012
  • at 9:08 pm
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Cygames ‘Rage of Bahamut’ Became Top Grossing App in US

According to Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432) and Cygames [1] have announced that the social card battle game Rage of Bahamut for Android smart...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Flea market app 10sec gets funding ahead of launch

Flea market app 10sec gets funding ahead of launch

10sec hasn’t even launched yet, but the startup behind the social flea market app has just wrapped up its second funding round.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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New crowdsourced jobs site helps Japanese mothers get some income without joining the rat race

Japan is the worst developed country for working mothers as horrendous working hours combine with a culture that expects stay-at-home moms t...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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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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Japanese Social Game Publisher Cygames Has Over 20 Million Total Users

Japanese game developer Cygames (a CyberAgent subsidiary) has announced today that its social games portfolio has amassed more than 20 milli...

  • January 8, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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5 Great iOS Apps from Japan in 2012

There have been lots of great applications to emerge from Japan over the past year. And while I can’t claim to have that many of them, I h...

  • December 17, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures invests in Vietnam’s Foody, a food review site

Foody was launched in August 2012, and attained 10,000 restaurants and 5,000 reviews in three months. The investment will be used to facilit...

  • November 21, 2012
  • at 2:06 pm
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Inside the Minds of International Investors in Indonesia [#StartupAsia Preview]

When statistics for the number of Facebook users back in 2010 revealed that Indonesia was the second largest Facebook nation, it took many p...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 10:20 am
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Pitapat, Now a CyberAgent Subsidiary, Helps You Find Your Match on Facebook

Japanese online entertainment company CyberAgent (TYO:4751) has announced today that it has made Facematch Inc. a subsidiary, and that the s...

  • May 1, 2012
  • at 9:08 pm
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Key Takeaways From CyberAgent Ventures’ Net Impact

CyberAgent Ventures Indonesia held its Net Impact Conference less than a week ago in the Grand Hyatt hotel, Jakarta. It is CyberAgent Ventur...

  • March 13, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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