Posts Tagged: Global Brain


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 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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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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