Award For Academic Startups ceremony held at Innovation Japan gathering in...

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. The Award for Academic Startups,...

Japan’s Anri launches $56M third fund

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Anri, the startup-focused investment fund lead by Anri Samata, revealed on Thursday that it has formed Anri Investment...

Japan’s Awakens gets seed funding to allow users to manage entire genome in the...

See the original story in Japanese. Silicon Valley-based Awakens, the startup run by Japanese founders developing services and research platforms leveraging full genome data, announced...

Startups spring into action to secure apex access

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. It was in 2015 that...

Japanese blockchain startup Nayuta raises $1.3M round for “Lightning Network for IoT”

See the original story in Japanese. Based in the western Japanese city of Fukuoka, Nayuta has been offering new technologies that combine IoT (Internet of...

Sekai Lab secures $6.4M in 4th round led by Yahoo Japan’s VC to boost...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Monstar Lab, the company providing crowdsourced offshore app development service Sekai Lab, announced on Thursday that it has...

Taiwan’s GliaCloud, AI video creation startup, gets $500K seed funding for Asia expansion

See the original story in Japanese. Taiwan-based AI startup GliaCloud told The Bridge today that it has secured $500,000 in a seed round. This round...