Meet Symmetry Alpha, 3D CAD model browser from Japan that lets...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Dverse, the Japanese startup focused on developing virtual reality (VR) authoring tools, this Tuesday unveiled its VR browser...

The Bridge’s guide to VR hotspots in Tokyo (2017 new year...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo's Shibuya, aka Bit Valley, has long been the home of Japanese startups, with FinTech stationed in Otemachi, hardware...

Japanese mobile payments startup Coiney raises $7.1 million

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Coiney, the Japanese mobile payments startup, announced today that it has completed a 800 million yen funding as...

Japan’s Credit Engine closes $970K seed round for data-driven small business loans

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based FinTech startup Credit Engine announced on Monday that it raised 110 million yen (about $970,000 US) in total...

How to start a business in Tokyo using Metropolitan Government resources

This is a guest post authored by Amanda Imasaka. She is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Thinking of starting a business...

Tokyo Government opens own ‘Startup Cafe’ to help turn more people into entrepreneurs

See the original story in Japanese. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) opened the Tokyo Startup Station as a base to promote entrepreneurship in Marunouchi, Tokyo...

This startup offers free SIM cards at airport to help foreign visitors get around...

See the original story in Japanese. I can safely introduce this startup as the favorite among domestic companies focusing on inbound business opportunities. Tokyo-based startup WAmazing...

Cloud management platform Mobingi wins Draper Nexus’ B2B Summit in Tokyo

This is a guest post authored by Daiki Suzuki, consultant of Tokyo-based incubation consultancy / startup-focused investment firm Archetype. See the original story in Japanese. Draper...