HotelQuickly, a startup that connects travelers in need of a room with hotels that are in a pinch to put heads in beds, announced today it raised US$4.5 million...
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Japan, is an island nation in East Asia. Japan is a developed country and has the world’s third-largest economy by nominal GDP and the world’s fourth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. Japan ranks high in metrics of prosperity such as the Human Development Index, with the Japanese population enjoying the highest life expectancy of any country in the world and the third lowest infant mortality rate.
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
Awesome chart shows 50 countries with homegrown tech titans, but only 13 of those nations are in Asia
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After sacrificing his car and all his assets, will the Crowdworks CEO be rewarded with a $100 million funding round?
After sacrificing his car and all his assets; will Koichiro Yoshida, the Crowdworks CEO, be rewarded with a $100 million funding round?
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Deloitte offers free consulting services to Japanese startups in order to kickstart the Japanese economy.
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