New Clip Nihonbashi site opens for business in Tokyo station neighborhood

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Clip Nihonbashi, managed by 31...

Meet 8 startups on inbound travel from IBM BlueHub program’s latest...

See the original story in Japanese. IBM Japan held the Demo Day event for their BlueHub open innovation program last week. The latest batch features...

Japan’s Candee acquires video production company to develop livestreaming platform

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s Candee, running an overall mobile video-related media business, announced last week that it has acquired a full stake...

Japan’s digital marketing platform operator From Scratch lands $28.4M series C round

Tokyo-based From Scratch, the company behind an integrated digital marketing platform called B->Dash, announced on Tuesday that it has raised about 3.2 billion yen...

Japan’s Shippio secures seed round funding to offer streamlined freight forwarding

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Circle-in, developing the total support tool for international logistics works named Shippio, announced on Monday that it has...

ShareMedical, Fast Doctor join forces to launch physician house-call app for Japan

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based medical ISV (independent service vendor) ShareMedical announced on Thursday their partnership with Fast Doctor, a company that provides...

Japan’s wearable walkie-talkie Bonx secures $1.8M for North American expansion

Tokyo-based Bonx, the Japanese startup developing a wearable walkie-talkie device under the same name, unveiled today its fundraising of 200 million yen (about $1.76...