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Yukari Mitsuhashi

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Yukari is a tech writer based in Tokyo, with previous experience working with a few startups in Japan. She also supervised the Japanese caption and narration of the movie “Social Network”. She aspires to contribute to Japanese startup scene by what she does best: writing. Find her on Twitter, at @yukari77.

This online concierge startup secures seed funding to better serve visitors to Japan

See the original story in Japanese. Fast Japan, an online chat concierge service for visitors to Japan, was established in November of 2015 and fully...

Japan’s Popcorn now allows foreign visitors to book last-minute deals for salons

See the original story in Japanese. Popcorn is a beauty salon-booking app for last-minute deals. The app offers discount deals up to 70% off for...

EastMeetEast, dating app for Asian Americans, gets funds from Japanese investors

See the original story in Japanese. New York City in the US is this nation's largest urban area and Mecca for IT startups in which...

NYC high-end fashion startup Material Wrld bags $9M series B from Start Today, Nissay

See the original story in Japanese. Based out of New York City, Material Wrld provides a high-end marketplace for used clothes. Launched in 2012, the...

Japan’s telemedicine and drug delivery platform Port Medical raises $7.9 million

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Port is preparing for the beta launch of Port Medical, a telemedicine platform allowing chronic patients to consult...

Archelis wearable chair from Japan helps surgeons through long hours of surgery

This is the abridged version from our original article in Japanese. As IT industry workers normally work facing to desktops or laptops, more than a...

Meet SD Factory, Japan’s matching platform of infrastructure for clothes manufacturing

See the original story in Japanese. Usually, means of contacting apparel factories in Japan are limited to word-of-mouth or assistance by acquaintances. Since there are...

Boasting over 70,000 users, Japan’s fashion item rental service AirCloset snags $8M

See the original story in Japanese. AirCloset is an outstanding startup in the Japanese fashion rental industry. Launched back in February of 2015, the company...

Health 2.0 Asia showcases five most prominent healthcare startups from Japan

See the original story in Japanese. Health2.0, started in California in 2007, is the global conference introducing the latest technologies and advanced solutions in the...

Japan’s adaptive learning startup Polyglots gets funds to link language diversity

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Polyglots, the Japanese startup behind adaptive learning services like Polyglots for English-language learners and Mondo for Japanese-language learners,...