Posts Tagged: Japan

Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures goes big with new $50M fund for Asian startups

CyberAgent Ventures announces $50 million fund for seed and early stage funding.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 2:34 pm
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Softbank to invest $20 million in startups in the Philippines

Japanese telco Softbank will invest over $20 million in startups in the Philippines with the creation of a new fund.

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 12:53 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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Line now has 400 million registered users

Targeted ads are coming to Line

Line has announced a partnership with Salesforce that will give big-name clients the opportunity to push targeted ads to the service’s 450...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 11:23 am
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Japanese 3D printing service receives $2 million to boost its online creators’ marketplace

Japanese 3D printing service Kabuku has announced $2 million in series A funding led by CyberAgent Ventures.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Here are 5 startups to watch from Movida Japan’s 5th Demo Day

Movida Japan, the startup accelerator founded by Taizo Son, gave its fifth graduating class of startups the stage at a Demo Day event in Tok...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Japanese gaming giant DeNA ventures into DNA with new genetic testing service

Japan’s DeNA built its empire from games for feature phones and desktop PCs, but its legacy in leisure isn’t stopping it from ta...

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 4:31 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

10 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Things are still moving fast in Asia as the northern hemisphere warms up and June approaches. Stay up to date with all of our biggest storie...

  • May 31, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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British analytics firm DC Storm acquired by Rakuten

Rakuten Marketing has acquired British data analytics firm DC Storm for an undisclosed amount.

  • May 29, 2014
  • at 11:18 pm
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Synclogue, a cloud-based app syncing service for Windows, launches in English

Synclogue, an app that allows Windows users to sync applications across multiple computers, is launching an English version of its service t...

  • June 13, 2014
  • at 4:21 pm
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Japan to criminalize possession of child porn – but will exempt manga, anime, and video games

Japan remains one of the few developed countries in the world where possession of child pornography isn’t a punishable offense. That is ex...

  • June 12, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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Docomo’s new gadget separates the SIM card from your mobile device, but why?

NTT Docomo, Japan’s largest wireless carrier, will show off a prototype of what the company is calling the world’s first SIM-based authe...

  • June 10, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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WordPress hosting startup raises $3 million in seed funding

Dedicated Wordpress cloud hosting startup Sova raised about $3 million in seed funding.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 3:48 pm
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Nikkei Asian Review and Startup Asia Tokyo 2014

Team Tech in Asia is excited to have Nikkei Asian Review on board as our Official Media Partner at Startup Asia Tokyo 2014.

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 3:58 pm
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Startup Asia Tokyo city guide

Preparing for Startup Asia Tokyo: where to eat, sleep, and stay connected

Startup Asia Tokyo is months away - in September - but now's the right time to prepare if you're attending our first ever Japan event.

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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Mana.bo wants to shake up the $10 billion Japanese cram school industry with online tutoring

Tokyo-based online education startup Mana.bo is aiming to disrupt Japan’s deeply entrenched juku market by moving lessons online.

  • June 3, 2014
  • at 3:17 pm
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Tokyo’s first Bitcoin ATM arrives… at a bar in Roppongi

Despite the recent meltdown of Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, the city has received its first fully-operational Bitcoin ATM.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 9:56 pm
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Japan’s family-centric social network nets $500,000 in funding led by Venture United

Compath Me, the startup behind Kiddy, has completed a US$500,000 financing round led by Venture United.

  • May 29, 2014
  • at 6:54 pm
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