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By selling IoT subsidiary, Cerevo wants to help Panasonic boost digital transformation

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese smart consumer electronics startup Cerevo announced on Monday that it has set up a subsidiary specialized in agile...

Medication SaaS for pharmacists Musubi wins B Dash Camp’s pitch arena in Fukuoka

This is part of our coverage of B Dash Camp 2018 Spring in Fukuoka. 18 companies passed the initial screening for the Pitch Arena competition...

Ethereum Community Fund’s launch event in Tokyo unveils 5 grantees from first batch

See the original story in Japanese. Six projects supporting Ethereum – Cosmos, Omisego, Golem, Maker, Global Brain Blockchain Labs (GBBL), and Raiden – recently announced...

Omise, Global Brain to build global network of co-working spaces for blockchain startups

See the original story in Japanese. OmiseGo (abbreviated as OMG), the token economy-centric initiative by Bangkok-headquartered payment startup Omise and Tokyo-based VC firm Global Brain,...

Japan’s Cyber Security Cloud is expanding cloud firewall solution into Southeast Asia

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Cyber Security Cloud (CSC), the Japanese startup behind a cloud-based web application firewall (WAF) called Shadankun (originally called...

Airporter, luggage delivery startup for Tokyo visitors, secures seed funding round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Airporter (previously known as Willer), the Japanese startup offering the same-day travel luggage delivery service to/from Tokyo airports...

Ascent Robotics raises $10.3M to accelerate AI development for autonomous driving

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Ascent Robotics, the Japanese startup developing AI (Artificial Intelligence) training software for autonomous driving, announced on Monday that...

Japan’s cloud-based house construction management platform Andpad raises $3.8M

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Oct, the Japanese startup developing and providing the Andpad house construction management platform, announced earlier this month that...

Japan’s Coinboard, app for managing multiple crypto portfolios, secures $940K

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Logica, the Japanese startup behind the Coinboard multiple crypto portfolio management tool, announced on Wednesday that it has...

Japan’s EXest, inbound travel promoting startup, secures $470K in pre-series A round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based inbound travel promotion startup EXest announced on Tuesday that it has raised 50 million yen (about $470K US)...