Japan’s content distribution tech startup Pulit raises series A from Samsung,...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Pulit, the Japanese startup developing distribution technologies for digital image and video content, has secured funding in a...

Japan’s Recruit holds Tech Lab Paak Demo Day, teams from final...

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s Recruit Holdings (TSE:6098) earlier this month held a Demo Day for the 12th batch of Tech Lab Paak,...

Japanese government unveils action plan to create more global startups, unicorns

See the original story in Japanese. The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced last week that it has launched the startup support...

Japan’s Crooz launches VC arm, appoints 25-year-old up-and-coming investor as head

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Crooz (TSE:2138), the Japanese company operating online fashion e-commerce site Shoplist and other internet services, announced earlier this...

Japan’s Monstar Lab sets up coworking space in Bangkok to engage with startups

Tokyo-based Monstar Lab, the company providing crowdsourced offshore app development service under the same name, announced today that it is foraying into a coworking...

Japanese mobile tutor app Manabo acquired by prep school major Sundai Group

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Manabo, providing the mobile tutor app under the same name, announced on Wednesday that it has been acquired...

Transform Africa Summit: How Japan can get involved in Rwandan startup ecosystem

See the original story in Japanese. This article is a part of series of covering Transform Africa Summit 2018 Transform Africa Summit (TAS) 2018 was held...