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Chinese cancer therapeutics startup reveals global expansion plan at BIOAsia in Tokyo

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Dr. Jingsong Wang (王劲松), CEO...

Eight potential AgriTech startups gain places for May Tokyo AG/SUM event

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. The Japanese/Asian edition of AG/SUM,...

Moneytree, Japanese personal finance app, raises $9M to better serve corporate users

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Moneytree, the Japanese startup offering an asset managing app / cloud-based accounting soutions, announced on Tuesday that it...

Riding the Startup Wave in Space

This is a guest post by Naokuni Yoshida. He is a Japanese consultant at Tokyo-based Global Innovations, trying to promote aerospace-related firms including drone...

Triple W Japan, developer of urination predictor, wins $610K grant for clinical research

  See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Triple W Japan, the Japanese startup developing developer of urination predictor device DFree, announced last week that it...

Japan’s Ookami, offering social network app for sports fans, secures series A round

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Ookami, the Japanese startup developing the "Player!" sports entertainment app, announced on Friday that the company raised an...

Kyoto’s Makers Boot Camp accelerator launches $17.5M fund to back IoT startups

See the original story in Japanese. Kyoto-based Darma Tech Labs, which runs the Makers Boot Camp (MBC) hardware startup-focused accelerator, announced in Kyoto on Tuesday...

8 Hardware startups give pitches at first Hardware Cup in Osaka for Pittsburgh finals

This is a guest post by Mari Futagami, Community Manager of Kyoto-based hardware startup accelerator Makers Boot Camp. The accelerator holds the Monozukuri Hub...

Wantedly, Japan’s social recruiting startup, officially expands into Singapore

See the original story in Japanese. It has been five years since I first wrote a piece about Wantedly on Penn Olson (now known as...

Japan’s Dazzle lands $1.8 million to develop growth hack tool for VR game developers

See the original story in Japanese. Updated on March 6: Dazzle CEO's first name was corrected. Tokyo-based Dazzle, which develops mobile game apps as well as...