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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)...

Delighted gets $1.1M series A, notifies office workers of visitor arrivals in smarter way

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Delighted, the Japanese startup offering an iPad-powered unmanned reception system called Receptionist, announced on Wednesday that it had...

Korea’s braille smartwatch developer Dot wins HackOsaka 2018 pitch competition

See the original story in Japanese. Osaka City held the annual startup conference HackOsaka 2018 last month, having about 100 participants including investors, entrepreneurs and...

Robotics process automation startup Cinnamon gets funds from renowned angel investors

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese startup Cinnamon, developing a document reading engine for "white collar" businesses, announced on Monday that it has secured...