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On-demand theater service Dreampass acquired by Yahoo Japan

Japanese startup Bluem, which operates the on-demand cinema service Dreampass, announced today that it has been acquired by Yahoo Japan (TYO:4689) for an undisclosed...
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Japanese game developer Aiming raises $3.2M, eyes overseas expansion

Japanese gaming company Aiming Inc has announced today that it has received almost 300 million yen (or about $3.21 million) in investment from Nissay...

Tokyo-based advertising startup FreakOut raises $5.3M from Yahoo Japan

FreakOut is a Tokyo-based startup developing a smartphone advertising platform for real-time bidding (RTB). Today it announced that it has raised 500 million yen...
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Monetizing Android ads for Asia (and soon the world) Metaps raises $11M in series...

Read the Japanese version of this report Japanese app monetization platform Metaps has announced today that it has raised 1 billion yen (or about $11...
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Japan’s ringtone publisher Dwango partners with pair of media giants

The group has announced that UK-based play performance group Whole Hog Theatre will conduct a Japan tour of Princess Mononoke in April and...

Incubate Fund forms new $21.4M fund, plans to invest in 100 startups in 3...

Tokyo-based VC Incubate Fund recently announced that it had established a new 2 billion yen fund (about $21.4 million), with the aim of investing...