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Shintaro Eguchi

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Shintaro is Japanese editor and planner based in Tokyo. He’s active in the community as an event manager, and does his best to play matchmaker in local ecosystem — not only startups but also people and entities in culture and government. Find him on Twitter, at @eshintaro.

Japan’s DeployGate, test marketing tool for mobile developers, taking on the US market

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s DeployGate, offering a test marketing tool for smartphone app development under the same name, announced last month that...

Japan’s mobile analytics and marketing tool Repro gets $2.6 million to expand to US

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Repro, the provider of mobile analytics tool under the same name, announced today that the company has fundraised...

Japan’s Medley, job board and portal for medical professionals, raises $1.9 million

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based startup Medley announced in December that it had fundraised a total of 230 million yen (about $1.9 million)...

Japan’s Clue launches DroneCloud, data management platform for businesses using drones

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Clue announced in November the launch of a data management service for drones called DroneCloud. The service will...

Japanese skills marketplace Coconala fundraises $4.4 million, eyes IPO in 2018

See the original story in Japanese Tokyo-based Coconala, previously known as WelSelf, offers an online platform under the same name where you can buy and...

Japanese stock photo service Pixta ties up with ImagineChina, gaining ground in China

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s Pixta, running a marketplace for stock photos, illustration, and movie resources, announced an agreement of a partnership contract...

Car rental platform Kitene ties up with Japan Travel to better serve foreign visitors

See the original story in Japanese. Kitene is an online car rental platform proposing combined road trip plans. Since its launch back in June, the...

Real-time e-commerce analytics startup Plaid of Japan secures $4 million funding

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Plaid, a startup developing a real-time analytics platform for e-commerce sites called Karte, announced last week that it...

Japanese stock photo service Pixta opens in Taiwan, sees 500% YoY increase

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Pixta provides royalty-free stock photography, illustrations, and videos. Seeing an increase in downloads of five times last year’s...

From Microsoft Innovation Award: How will data-driven approach change startup businesses?

See the original story in Japanese. The Microsoft Innovation Award 2015 (MIA2015) is an annual opportunity to showcase how startups have developed innovative software and...