Zeroth, Asia’s AI accelerator, ties up with Mind Fund startup studio...

See the original story in Japanese. Hong Kong-based Zeroth.ai, the accelerator focused on nurturing startups from Asia in the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning...

Fukuoka City to launch integrated startup support hub to create future...

See the original story in Japanese. Fukuoka City Government and three companies, namely Fukuoka Jisho, Sakura Internet and Apamanshop Holdings (TSE:8889) announced on Monday that...

Japan’s Mixi acquires Compath.me, Tokyo startup behind family photo service Kiddy

Tokyo-based Compath.me, the startup behind family photo service Kiddy, announced on Monday that it had been recently acquired by Japanese internet company Mixi (TSE:2121)....

Japanese C2C marketplace app Mercari to acquire Asia-focused auction site Smaoku

Japanese C2C(consumer-to-consumer) marketplace app producer Mercari announced today that it will acquire Zawatt, the startup behind a Japan-based online auction site catering in brand...

Cities of Japan’s Fukuoka, Taiwan’s Taipei agree on mutual startup support initiatives

See the original story in Japanese. Municipal governments of Japan’s Fukuoka and Taiwan’s Taipei earlier this month signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) on mutual...

Japan’s One Tap Buy, mobile-only trading brokerage, secures $13.3M from Mizuho, Softbank, others

Previously known as MyBanker, Tokyo-based One Tap Buy has been focused on developing a mobile app that specifically helps people manage their savings and...

Meet Symmetry Alpha, 3D CAD model browser from Japan that lets you jump into...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Dverse, the Japanese startup focused on developing virtual reality (VR) authoring tools, this Tuesday unveiled its VR browser...