Japan’s Spectee files patents for news writing bot

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Spectee, the Japanese startup behind the artificial intelligence(AI)-powered platform offering news materials based on social media analytics, revealed...

European firms taking a full dive into Asian underwater market

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. A manufacturing startup from Nice,...

Feeling a part of something bigger

This guest post is authored by Mark Bivens. Mark is a Silicon Valley native and former entrepreneur, having started three companies before “turning to...

Tokyo Office Tour: Xenodata Lab. uses AI to help investors analyze financial reports

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zwz-m8lx4MQ?rel=0] See the original story in Japanese. This is part of our ‘Tokyo Office Tour’ series (RSS), a modest attempt to better understand how folks...

AdAsia Holdings raises $12M from Jafco to expand ad and marketing platform into Japan,...

See the original story in Japanese. AdAsia Holdings, offering video ad network and influencer marketing platform based in Southeast Asia, announced on Wednesday that it...

Japan’s SmartDrive, car telematics startup, nabs $9M series B to ramp up big data...

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s Smart Drive, offering the DriveOps vehicle management platform utilizing big data, announced last week that it has fundraised...

Japan’s Recruit holds Tech Lab Paak Demo Day, teams from 7th batch present results

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s Recruit Holdings (TSE:6098, hereafter called Recruit) this month held a Demo Day for the 7th batch of its...