Australia, NZ Chamber of Commerce in Japan holds startup confab at...

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. The Australia-New Zealand Chamber of...

Japan’s Pontely gives free DNA test for pet shop dogs, prevents...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Ignition Point announced last month that it had founded a subsidiary named Pontely which deals with pet distribution...

Nikkei presents AG/SUM 2018 in Central Tokyo with an eye to next year, 2020

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. AG/SUM (Agritech Summit) 2018 was...

Japan’s Ookami behind sports-centric social network app Player! raises series B round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Ookami, the Japanese startup behind sports entertainment app “Player!”, earlier this month announced that it has raised an...

Japan’s Abeja, Google Analytics for retail stores, secures $38M series C round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Abeja, the company offering solutions for retail stores to improve customer path or traffic based on image analysis...

JustInCase gets approval from regulator for P2P insurance, raises $1.4M pre-series A

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based insuretech startup JustInCase has been officially registered as a small-amount / short-term insurer by the Tokyo Finance Bureau....

Japan’s Cacoo boasts 3 million users, wants to attract with new collaboration experience

See the original story in Japanese. Fukuoka-headquartered Nulab, the Japanese SaaS (Software as a Service) company offering several collaborative work solutions, has rolled out a...