Minrevi, end-of-life startup, secures $9M series C to disrupt Japanese funeral...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Minrevi, a Japanese startup that connects bereaved families to funeral homes and other end-of-life service providers, announced on...

Korea’s Dot, Braille smartwatch and tablet startup, wins Slush Tokyo 2017...

See the original story in Japanese. This is a part of our on-site coverage of Slush Tokyo 2017. Slush Tokyo 2017, one of the largest startup...

Japan’s Withfluence ties up with Thai telco True to boost influencer marketing in Asia

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo- / Bangkok- / Singapore-based Withfluence, the Japanese company providing an influencer marketing management platform for Asian markets under...

IMJ Investment Partners gets rebranded to Spiral Ventures as independent VC firm

See the original story in Japanese. IMJ Investment Partners (IMJ-IP), a Japanese startup-focused vc firm based in Singapore and Tokyo, last week announced that it...

Funderbeam, stock exchange for startups, teams up with Taizo Son for Asia expansion

See the original story in Japanese. This is a part of our on-site coverage of Slush Tokyo 2017. Funderbeam, originally from Estonia, offers a blockchain-based stock...

Japanese VR startup Paneo gets $820,000 to create avatar-based social network platform

See the original story in Japanese. Among the several demo day events held from the end of last year over the beginning of this year,...

Japan’s Dely secures $27M to beat Cookpad for online recipe market dominance

This is the abridged version from our original article in Japanese. As reported earlier this morning, Tokyo-based Dely, the Japanese video-centric culinary media startup offering...