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Finance data analytics startup Xenodata Lab. raises $2.2M from Japan megabanks, others

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Xenodata Lab., the Japanese startup developing an AI-powered finance data analytics leveraging Natural Language Processing (NLP), announced today...

Three months after launch, Japanese online pawnshop app ‘CASH’ acquired by DMM for $62.2M

Tokyo-based startup 'Bank'… the company behind an online pawnshop app called 'CASH'... announced today that it has been acquired by Japanese internet giant and...

Japanese real estate crowdfunding platform Crowd Realty raises $3.1M from SBI, MUFG

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Crowd Realty, the Japanese startup offering a real estate-focused crowdfunding platform under the same name, announced on Monday...

Tomaruba wants to attract foreign visitors by IoT-powered traditional Japanese houses

See the original story in Japanese. Kyoto-based Tomaruba, the Japanese startup running vacation rentals businesses focused on traditional Japanese houses, announced today that it has...

Japanese referral recruitment platform Refcome secures $1.8 million funding round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Refcome, the Japanese startup behind a referral recruitment platform under the same name, announced earlier this month that...

Japan’s Base Food raises $880K seed funding to sell nutritionally complete pasta in US

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Base Food, developing a nutritionally complete food product capable of becoming a staple food named Base Pasta, in...

Dine, dating app that guarantees first dates, raises $1.3M from Japan’s marriage agency

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Mrk & Co, the Japanese startup behind mobile dating app Dine, announced earlier this month that it has...

Japan’s Meleap raises $2.6M to offer augmented reality-based sports experiences globally

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Meleap, the Japanese startup developing the Hado augmented reality(AR)-powerd sports game series and expanding a franchise of arcade...

Japan’s Hikakaku, purchase price comparison site for used items, raises $3.8M

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s Jiraffe, operating the “Hikakaku!” purchase price comparison website for used items, on Thursday announced it had raised 400...

Triple W Japan, developer of DFree urination predictor, secures $4.4M pre-series B round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Triple W Japan, the startup which developed urination predictor device DFree, announced on Monday that it has raised...