Japan’s Spectee, news video aggregator for press, snags $2.3M series B...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Spectee, the startup behind the artificial intelligence(AI)-powered platform offering news materials based on social media analytics, announced today...

Japan’s Firebug wants to redefine TV viewing experience for mobile-addicted millennials

See the original story in Japanese. Shogo Sato is known for having experience as a manager of famous Japanese comedian groups such as Ninety Nine...

Japan’s Oneteam, collaborative business communication tool for Asia, raises $3.4M

See the original story in Japanese. Updated: Some part describing Profile Book has been deleted because the company says it has no longer intention to...

Makers Boot Camp opens international makerspace in Kyoto

See the original story in Japanese. Kyoto-based Darma Tech Labs (DTL), known for organizing a hardware-focused startup accelerator Makers Boot Camp (MBC), announced earlier this...

Japan’s Infostellar raises $7.3M in series A for satellite antenna sharing platform

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Infostellar, the Japanese startup developing and offering an antenna sharing platform for satellite operations, announced today that it...

Sumitomo Mitsui launches open innovation space in Tokyo’s most vibrant startup hub

See the original story in Japanese. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG, TSE:8316) earlier this month launched their first open-innovation base named Hoops Link Tokyo in...

Maipple ties up with Tokyo model agency, launches influencer matching platform for Asia

See the original story in Japanese. Maipple, the Japanese startup developing and offering a fashion marketplace app for Taiwanese consumers under the same name, announced...

Japan’s Tech Bureau raises $14.7M to boost blockchain apps, cryptocurrency exchange

See the original story in Japanese. Tech Bureau, the Japanese startup offering cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, announced today that it has fundraissed 1.6 billion yen...