Posts Tagged: Rakuten Ventures


Southeast Asia is the next hot spot for Japanese businesses (#StartupAsia preview)

Southeast Asia is the next hot spot for Japanese businesses (#StartupAsia preview)

As the saying goes, it’s always wise to follow the money, and this is only one of many reasons why Southeast Asia is such an incredibly ho...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 6:43 pm
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Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn: “No one should tell you what your vision is about.”

Rakuten Ventures’ Saemin Ahn: “No one should tell you what your vision is about.”

Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn shares many interesting insights on the Japanese investment scene.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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A primer on sealing the deal with Japanese investors (Tech in Asia Meetup Singapore)

Japanese investors have been investing more in Southeast Asia. That is why we are inviting Saemin Ahn, managing partner at Rakuten Ventures,...

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 6:09 pm
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feature phone payments

Coda Payments scores $2.3 million to make mobile payments without credit cards a cinch

Coda Payments, a Singapore-based company working with telcos to implement easy payments for digital products, has secured $2.3 million in Se...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn: “No one should tell you what your vision is about.”

Rakuten just launched a $100M fund for startups. Here’s why the company is more than just “Japan’s Amazon”

As Alibaba prepares for its IPO and Tencent aggressively pushes its WeChat messenger all over the world, it’s easy for folks in the we...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 4:02 pm
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SendAnywhere

Korean file-sharing app Send Anywhere nabs $1M in funding from Rakuten

ESTmob, the Seoul-based team behind file-sharing app Send Anywhere (which we reviewed about a week ago) revealed today it has completed a US...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 11:34 am
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Image recognition startup ViSenze gets $3.5 million from Rakuten Ventures and other new investors

Visuals are now at the forefront of the Internet, with Pinterest, Instagram, and Tumblr becoming popular sites to consume content. Yet searc...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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