Raksul, Japanese online printing and on-demand logistics startup, files for IPO

Tokyo-based Raksul, an online printing and delivery startup, announced today that its IPO application to the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) has been approved. The...

Japan’s analytics startup Plaid snags $25M to help companies refine customer...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Plaid, the Japanese startup offering a real-time data analysis of website visitors called Karte, announced last week that...

Japan’s Laboratik secures $745K seed round to help companies visualize teamwork

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Laboratik -- the Japanese startup providing insight to optimize team work through a smart bot platform called A;...

Makuake, Fukuoka City join forces to help startups expand into Japan via crowdfunding

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese major crowdfunding platform Makuake and Fukuoka, the western Japanese city known for having been designated as a special...

Meet 4 startups from Slush Tokyo 2018 pitch competition finals

See the original story in Japanese. This is part of our coverage of Slush Tokyo 2018. This year’s Slush Tokyo took place in late March at...

Six influential business leaders open up studio complex in Tokyo for game changers

See the original story in Japanese. Updated at Noon on April 11: The titles of Masui and Mizuguchi were revised according to the request from...

Japan’s Sukedachi raises $5M to help match workpeople with construction jobs

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Sukedachi, providing on-demand matching service between construction jobs and workers under the same name, announced on Thursday that...