Tokyu railway’s 3rd accelerator program showcases 6 startups to collaborate with

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese railway company Tokyu (TSE:9005) held a Demo Day of its startups accelerator Tokyu Accelerator Program 3rd batch in...

Zozotown’s smart body measurement suit helps users buy perfect-fit clothes online

Japanese leading fashion e-commerce site Zozotown introduced a smart bodysuit called Zozosuit on Wednesday, aiming to help customers know their body measurements upon buying...

Tomaruba wants to attract foreign visitors by IoT-powered traditional Japanese houses

See the original story in Japanese. Kyoto-based Tomaruba, the Japanese startup running vacation rentals businesses focused on traditional Japanese houses, announced today that it has...

Japanese referral recruitment platform Refcome secures $1.8 million funding round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Refcome, the Japanese startup behind a referral recruitment platform under the same name, announced earlier this month that...

Japan’s Base Food raises $880K seed funding to sell nutritionally complete pasta in US

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Base Food, developing a nutritionally complete food product capable of becoming a staple food named Base Pasta, in...

Dine, dating app that guarantees first dates, raises $1.3M from Japan’s marriage agency

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Mrk & Co, the Japanese startup behind mobile dating app Dine, announced earlier this month that it has...

Japan’s Meleap raises $2.6M to offer augmented reality-based sports experiences globally

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Meleap, the Japanese startup developing the Hado augmented reality(AR)-powerd sports game series and expanding a franchise of arcade...