Posts Tagged: Global Brain


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Japanese telco giant KDDI puts $8M into four American startups, launches new $50M fund

After making $8M of investment in the US, KDDI is reloaded with $50 million. The new fund is for companies that are able to bridge the digit...

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 9:20 pm
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Japan’s number one social recruiting service receives more than $2 million from Global Brain

Social Recruiting, a Tokyo-based startup that claims to be Japan’s number one social recruiting service, received more than $2 million in...

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 6:12 pm
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Japan’s BASE raises $3 million from Global Brain, eyes overseas expansion

Tokyo-based startup BASE, a company that aims to help users to create an ecommerce website within 30 seconds has raised $3 million from Glob...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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From salaryman to entrepreneur: the man who made it easier to print stuff in Japan

“Why can’t small printing companies get printing orders in a more efficient manner?” Matsumoto, founder of Raksul.com thought.

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Japanese news curation app Kamelio gets $490,000 funding from Global Brain

Tokyo-based Shiroyagi Corporation recently launched a news curation app called Kamelio. Just last week the startup announced that it has rai...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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KDDI Funds Japanese App Publisher 3rdKind, Solidifies Partnership

KDDI Corporation (TYO:9433) has just announced that it will be solidifying its partnership with Japanese app publisher 3rdKind by way of fun...

  • January 17, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Builk wins Echelon 2012 Launchpad, Between emerges as runner-up

The Thai startup is a professional social network for the construction industry that doubles as a construction management web app.

  • June 11, 2012
  • at 5:59 pm
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Global Brain invests in Korean game illustrators matching platform Rainbow.dot

Rainbow.dot lets game developers select different genres of artwork ranging from characters, items, to backgrounds.

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 9:22 am
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Luxola brings in another $3 million to current funding round, pushing expansion in Southeast Asia

Luxola brings in another $3 million to current funding round, pushing expansion in Southeast Asia

Singapore-based online beauty store Luxola today announced that it has raised over $3 million in additional funding, adding on to their over...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
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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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5Rocks, backed by a strong team, hopes to rock the game analytics world

The startup has experienced entrepreneurs on board as well as some familiar names in Asia as investors.

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 6:27 pm
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9 interesting startups at Global Brain Alliance Forum 2013

Japanese VC company Global Brain had their seventh annual Global Brain Alliance Forum (GBAF) in Roppongi Hills, a startup-centric affair wit...

  • December 14, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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The Potential of Startup Communities in Asia

Japanese VC firm Global Brain held its annual startup-focused conference in Tokyo last week, the 6th Global Brain Alliance Forum (GBAF). The...

  • December 16, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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KDDI and VC Global Brain Target Global Startups with $66M Fund

Japan’s KDDI Corporation recently announced a new investment fund worth 5 billion yen (or about $66 million), which will target upcomi...

  • February 8, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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