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Junya Mori

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Junya is an editor at The Bridge. He writes about the Asian tech scene, focusing on innovation. Previously, he was the deputy editor of greenz.jp.

Japan’s LeapMind snags $3.4M to encourage deep learning use for IoT and robotics

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based LeapMind, providing business solutions with deep learning technologies for enterprise users, has secured a total of 340 million...

Meet Blincam, mini-camera mounted on glasses for enabling snapshots with eyeblinks

It has been a while since wearable devices began appearing on the general street scene. While smartwatches and fitness trackers have diffused to some...

Japan’s Veldt secures seed round funding to boost production of analogue smartwatches

See the original story in Japanese. As is well known, smart watch is one of the wearable devices gathering much public attention. Even in Japan,...

Japan’s Sorabito gets $4.7M to enhance global marketplace of used heavy machinery

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Sorabito, the company behind the global marketplace for used construction machinery from Japan, has fundraised about 500 million...

Japan’s social recruiting startup Wantedly unveils portfolio platform to attract creators

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Wantedly, the Japanese startup offering a social recruiting platform under the same name to connect startups with their...

Japan’s automatic pet feeder Petly wins Red Dot Design Award, plans global rollout

See the original story in Japanese. A current model of the pet smart feeder named Petly from Tokyo-based Rinn has received one of the world’s...

Japan’s Iichi, Taiwan’s Pinkoi join forces to make handmade marketplaces more vibrant

See the original story in Japanese. According to Japan’s Hobby White Paper 2014 published by the Hobby Association of Japan, the market size of domestic...

Japan’s iCARE raises $880,000 to help companies better care for employee health

See the original story in Japanese. The awareness of “Health and Productivity Management” in which corporations can expect better results in management upon focusing on...

Japan’s Appliv, mobile app discovery platform, expands to India and Singapore

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Nyle (previously known as Volare) has been providing a mobile app discovery platform called Appliv since 2012. The...

C Channel, Ookbee join forces to launch video fashion media for girls in Thailand

This is part of our coverage of The Bridge Fes 2016. See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based C Channel, a video-based digital fashion media for...