Japan’s Facy expands into Taiwan, helps local fashion stores get customers...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Styler, the Japanese startup offering an O2O (offline to online) support service for fashion and apparel stores called...

Kyoto’s Ship&co raises $920K to help more e-retailers easily ship and...

See the original story in Japanese. Kyoto-based Bertland, offering a SaaS (Software as a Service) based shipping and invoice issuing platform named Ship&co, announced ealier...

Japan’s Crowd Realty gets $2.1M from banks and property giant to decentralize P2P deals

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Crowd Realty, which provides the real estate-specific crowdfunding platform under the same name, announced in late December that...

Japan’s Lancers raises $9M from HR giant and bank, offers loans to freelance workers

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Lancers, the Japanese startup providing a major crowdsourcing platform under the same name, announced last month that it...

Japanese HRTech startup SmartHR secures $13M series B from Tokio Marine, Nissen

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based SmartHR, the Japanese startup offering a cloud-based personnel management service under the same name, announced today that it...

Japanese video recipe app Kurashiru secures $30M in funding from Softbank, others

The Japanese startup Dely, which runs video-centric culinary media Kurashiru, announced today that it has raised 3.35 billion yen (about $30 million US) from...

Japanese asset management startup Folio raises $63M in series A2, partners with Line

Tokyo-based Folio, the Japanese startup offering an online asset management platform, announced today that it has raised 7 billion yen (about $63 million US)...