The 10-month old company has netted its second funding round and serves 600,000 users.
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Line Taxi is taking advantage of a key partnership with a local taxi company’s army of cars, expanding its reach far beyond that of Uber’s.
Crevo hit the black last year but founder Kensuke Shibata says the team left money on the table. He expects revenue to quadruple this year.
Additionally, McClure gave pointers on how to build a startup, invest wisely, and build a startup ecosystem.
It has been a year since the 500 Startups Japan office closed, but Dave McClure thinks it might be time to change that.
Adways’ first foray overseas - to China in 2003 - stalled. It’s second push is in the black and starting to accelerate.
Mixi spent $14.8 million on Muse & Co., a flash-sales fashion startup for Japanese women.
During a wide-ranging Q&A with a student-only audience, Peter Thiel shared his thoughts on artificial intelligence, fighting legacy players, and getting funded.
Printing is not a hot sector, but Raksul’s growth is turning heads. The startup’s revenue shot up five-fold in the past year.
The business accounts are now available in 17 languages. There is a paid option for individuals and organizations who want to connect with large fan bases.
Created by Japanese entrepreneurs, the app was only available in the US. Now it’s coming to Asia.
The investment gives Line access to a pipeline of young female stars.
Viber extended its lead over Line in the MAU race, while making investments to catch up in revenue as well.
Hiroki Kudo has been to the brink of bankruptcy and back. Now, his firm is looking to push its advantage into new services.
We’re rebranding but don’t worry. Our conferences are still going to be the swankiest event for Asia’s startup community.
Metaps found early success helping companies monetize apps. Now, it’s becoming a force in online payments.
The pitch contest saw 10 companies with global aspirations from diverse industries. IoT, SaaS, fintech, med tech, and more were all represented.