Posts Tagged: itochu technology ventures


Uzabase lands extra $4.5M to speed up and simplify corporate data digging

Uzabase's SPEEDA database boasts 100 percent coverage of listed companies in Asia, plus info on roughly 600,000 unlisted companies with an A...

  • September 1, 2014
  • at 12:04 pm
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Whill, an anti-wheelchair that’d make Professor X jealous, debuts on Kickstarter

Despite raising $1.75 million, Whill launched a Kickstarter campaign to generate buzz for its personal mobility device in the US.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 9:14 pm
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E-Wheelchair startup from Japan raises more funding, opens online pre-orders

Last summer we looked into Whill, a Japanese startup that makes an e-wheelchair that promises to be the next big thing in personal mobility....

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 5:55 pm
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E-Wheelchair Creators Raise $1 Million, Roll Closer to Shipping in 2014

While everyone’s talking about Tesla and Terra, there are plenty of other startups working on electric vehicles. One such group of innovat...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:49 am
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Aimed at Japan’s Most Stylish Shoppers, Muse & Co Raises $3.4 Million

Aimed at Japan’s Most Stylish Shoppers, Muse & Co Raises $3.4 Million

The fashion-loving Japanese startup Muse & Co has raised 350 million yen, about $3.4 million, in series B funding for its fledgling e-co...

  • May 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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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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Kids grow up fast, but Famm helps parents capture, save, and share memories along the way

Famm utilizes private chat and automatically-generated photo collages to ensure that parents never forget their child’s growth journey.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Japanese couples’ social network Pairy raises almost $1 million in first funding since launch

Pairy, a social network app for couples made by Tokyo-based Timers, announced today it raised JPY 100 million ($970,000) in its first ever ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 5:38 pm
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Japanese Fashion E-Store Locondo Slips Into $6.2 Million in Funding

Japanese fashion and shoes e-store has today slipped into JPY 600 million ($6.2 million) in series B funding. The investment is l...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 5:00 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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