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...

Japan’s Cluster to launch social VR hangout rooms for live events...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Cluster is developing a virtual reality (VR) platform under the same name capable of holding events on a...

Japan’s estate startup Renoveru gets $11.8M from Mitsui to bring smart...

Tokyo-based real estate startup Renoveru helps consumers to choose and buy existing homes or a second-hand flats while proposing renovation plans both online and...

AI-powered fashion coordination app ties up with Japanese leading clothing store chain

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Colorful Board, the Japanese startup offering a fashion coordination app leveraging artificial intelligence called Sensy, announced today that...

‘Empathy’ is jumping the shark

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

Japan’s food delivery startup for restaurants secures $2.2M to strengthen logistics

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Hachimenroppi, the Japanese startup operating a food delivery service for restaurants, announced on Friday that it has fundraised...

Japan’s wearable smart toy Moff gets $2.7M to make entry into healthcare business

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s Moff, developing wearable sensor devices / services, last week announced that it has succeeded in fundraising in order...

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...