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Rival Freee may have grabbed some headlines, but MoneyForward is gaining some powerful friends.
The startup might be number one for now but there are plenty of rivals looking to knock it off.
The move could open up new battles for Line to fight.
This latest funding round for the Japanese startup comes on the heels of an $8 million input in April.
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Japan's top accounting SaaS startup, freee, has netted US$8 million in series B funding from DCM and Infinity Venture Partners (IVP).
Founded by Daisuke Sasaki and Ryu Yokoji in July 2012, freee aims to make bookkeeping and accounting quick and easy.