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Translation startup Conyac partners with World Jumper, introduces new API

Tokyo-based Anydoor, the startup behind crowdsourced translation service Conyac, announced today that it has partnered with Yaraku, the provider of website translation tool World...

How can Line monetize its 150 million users?

See the original story in Japanese. This is part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit 2013 in Sapporo, Japan. You can read more...

2018 predictions from insightful international investors

This guest post is authored by Mark Bivens. Mark is a Silicon Valley native and former entrepreneur, having started three companies before “turning to...

Japan’s Flect partners with Salesforce Ventures, looking ahead in IoT cloud business

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Flect, a company providing a variety of cloud app integrations, unveiled in early November that they have secured...

Japan’s social news aggregator for press Spectee announces Asian, US expansion

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Spectee, the startup behind the artificial intelligence(AI)-powered platform offering news materials based on social media analytics, announced today...

Can this new Japanese app become the top online Otaku marketplace?

See the original article in Japanese Tokyo-based startup 7-bites has launched a new service called A2mato, a C2C flea market app focused on goods...

Japan’s Nulab enhances flagship diagram sharing product, sets up shop in NYC

See the original story in Japanese. Fukuoka-based Nulab has developed web-based collaborative tool for use with remote workers. On Wednesday, the company released Cacoo for...

Japan’s Sirok unveils video recording tool to let developers analyze user behavior

See the original story in Japanese. CyberAgent subsidiary Sirok, the startup behind the photo app My365 and AB testing service Growth Push, today unveiled a...
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Japan’s Relux raises $3.1 million, enhances hotel booking site to meet foreigner needs

Tokyo-based Loco partners, the startup that operates Japanese luxury inn and hotel booking site Relux, announced today that it has fundraised 330 million yen...
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Wind wonderfully visualized: First Tokyo, now the world

A few weeks ago I was lucky to meet with the incredibly clever Cameron Beccario over beers with some friends here in Tokyo ....

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