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Thai startup TalentEx secures funds to help get Russian univ tech grads hired by...

See the original story in Japanese. Bangkok-based TalentEx, offering recruitment-focused online media and SaaS (software as a service) for human resource affairs, announced last week...

WOVN unveils iOS SDK, helps developers support multilingual features in mobile apps

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Wovn Technologies launched last week the beta version of Wovn.app, an SDK (software developer kit) that allows mobile...

ReCactus reaction video app wins Infinity Venture Summit pitch competition in Taipei

See the original article in Japanese. During Infinity Venture Summit 2018 Spring in Taipei, a semi-annual conference hosted by renowned startup-focused investment fund Infinity Venture...

Rapyuta, developing Android-like platform for robotics, secures $9.5M series A funding

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-headquartered Rapyuta Robotics, the startup developing a cloud-based robotics platform, revealed on Monday that it has secured 1.05 billion...

DANX wants to roll out ‘pop-up’ and on-demand diners across Japan using food trucks

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Ignition Point announced earlier this month that it has founded a subsidiary called DANX providing an on-demand eating...

Japan Foodie raises $9.2M to help foreign visitors connect with more local attractions

See the original story in Japanese. Japan Foodie, the Tokyo startup offering a mobile app for international visitors to Japan, announced on Monday that it...

Australia, NZ Chamber of Commerce in Japan holds startup confab at new office

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. The Australia-New Zealand Chamber of...

Japan’s Pontely gives free DNA test for pet shop dogs, prevents future abandons, culls

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Ignition Point announced last month that it had founded a subsidiary named Pontely which deals with pet distribution...

Japan’s Paidy secures $55M series C round to foray beyond cardless online payments

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based cardless payments service provider Paidy announced on Thursday that it raised a total of $55 million dollars in...

Japan’s Makuake ties up with Korea’s Wadiz for more cross-border crowdfunding deals

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Makuake, the Japanese company behind crowdfunding platform under the same name, announced on Thursday that it has partnered...

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