Japan’s language learning startup Polyglots secures series A funding from US...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Polyglots has been developing a English-language learning app for Japanese under the same name as well as Mondo,...

Kyoto’s Makers Boot Camp partners with La French Tech to help...

This is a guest post by Sabrina Sasaki, a marketing representative of Kyoto-based hardware startup accelerator Makers Boot Camp. The accelerator holds the Monozukuri...

Japan’s Soracom launches SIM cards and services for IoT service operators in US

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s Soracom announced on Wednesday that it will commence full-scale service development of its mobile communication / management platform...

Startups promote 8K and 360-degree broadcasting solutions at Inter Bee in Tokyo

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. This year, startups like Soracom...

Kurashiru, Japan’s answer to Tastemade, secures $4.5 million for global expansion

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Dely, the video-centric culinary media startup offering Kurashiru, announced today that it has fundraised about 500 million yen...

Comiru, cloud platform for cram schools and students’ families, wins Open Network Lab’s Demo...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based startup incubator Open Network Lab held the demo day for the 13th batch of their Seed Accelerator Program...

NTT Data to invite promising startups from 10 cities around the world for open...

NTT Data (TSE:9613), Tokyo-based leading systems integrator and a subsidiary of Japan's largest telco, recently announced that it will hold the 5th edition of...