Japan’s Sukedachi raises $5M to help match workpeople with construction jobs

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Sukedachi, providing on-demand matching service between construction jobs and workers under the same name, announced on Thursday that...

Ethereum Community Fund’s launch event in Tokyo unveils 5 grantees from...

See the original story in Japanese. Six projects supporting Ethereum – Cosmos, Omisego, Golem, Maker, Global Brain Blockchain Labs (GBBL), and Raiden – recently announced...

Omise, Global Brain to build global network of co-working spaces for...

See the original story in Japanese. OmiseGo (abbreviated as OMG), the token economy-centric initiative by Bangkok-headquartered payment startup Omise and Tokyo-based VC firm Global Brain,...

Japan’s Coinboard, app for managing multiple crypto portfolios, secures $940K

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Logica, the Japanese startup behind the Coinboard multiple crypto portfolio management tool, announced on Wednesday that it has...

Japan’s EXest, inbound travel promoting startup, secures $470K in pre-series A round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based inbound travel promotion startup EXest announced on Tuesday that it has raised 50 million yen (about $470K US)...

Delighted gets $1.1M series A, notifies office workers of visitor arrivals in smarter way

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Delighted, the Japanese startup offering an iPad-powered unmanned reception system called Receptionist, announced on Wednesday that it had...

Korea’s braille smartwatch developer Dot wins HackOsaka 2018 pitch competition

See the original story in Japanese. Osaka City held the annual startup conference HackOsaka 2018 last month, having about 100 participants including investors, entrepreneurs and...

Robotics process automation startup Cinnamon gets funds from renowned angel investors

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese startup Cinnamon, developing a document reading engine for "white collar" businesses, announced on Monday that it has secured...