Luxa was already a member of the alliance. Now it is set to be a featured piece for a long time to come.
Hiroaki Ishimitsu plunged $250k and countless hours into developing the service. Now he wants to move quickly and capture the market.
KDDI splits its latest investment between the US and Japan as it exercises the fund it made last summer.
The 7th edition of the accelerator’s demo day was a strong bounce back from a lackluster 6th edition. The organizing team used the theme of “0-1” to guide the selection process.
The funding round will strengthen Lancers’ business partnerships and put the company in a stronger position to win freelancers outside of Tokyo.
Gree is working hard at remaking its fortunes in the smartphone age. The industry giant today announced a new mobile game publishing partnership with KDDI Corporation in Japan, under which it will dev...
The telco made an unexpected splash in Japan’s startup community.
There are many more options than just Rakuten and Yahoo.
Japan's top two wireless carriers have venture capital arms, big funds, and incubators to give Asian startups that first push.
Filme won the audience award and MistCDN won the prize for best startup. Take a look to see which of the companies are worth watching.
After making $8M of investment in the US, KDDI is reloaded with $50 million. The new fund is for companies that are able to bridge the digital and real worlds.
KDDI is betting on the success of news curation app Gunosy after leading a second $12 million round of funding in just four months.
Tech in Asia sat down with Chris Lin, CEO and co-founder of KKBox to talk about its founding story.
The startup has experienced entrepreneurs on board as well as some familiar names in Asia as investors.
Popular Japanese news reader app Gunosy has closed a funding round led by local telco KDDI, according to The Bridge. The amount was not disclosed, but The Bridge estimates somewhere between US$12 mill...