Since launching in 2008, 99designs has been on an upward trend. Right now, it has around 1 million registered designers, to which over US$110 million has been paid out.
The Japanese conglomerate continues to gobble up startups both domestically and abroad.
Blacklane's service in Tokyo and around Asia will be boosted by the seven-figure investment.
Thailand’s leading restaurant review site Wongnai has just secured funding from the investment subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.