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Japanese social gifting startup launches purchase behavior analysis solution

See the original story in Japanese. Earlier this week KDDI Mugen Labo, held a demo day event which included a presentation from Giftee, a past...

Business reporting tool Gamba now integrates with GitHub, BitBucket, and more

Yokohama-based startup Gamba announced today that its business reporting tool has been integrated with four code- and task-tracking tools: GitHub, BitBucket, Pivotal Tracker and...

Japanese web platform lets fans send gifts to college sports teams

Photo via Sashiire Sports fans usually show support for a team simply by cheering. But here in Japan, there is a mechanism that lets enthusiastic fans...

NTT Docomo Ventures establishes a work space for its startups

See the original story in Japanese. NTT Docomo Ventures , the incubation arm of Japan's largest telco, unveiled its new office today, which features a co-working...

Japanese team pitches game app engine at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

The Imagine Cup is an annual global competition organized by Microsoft, with the aim of nurturing students to be competitive in the international arena....

Japanese startup Fluxflex launches easy-to-install card payment solution

Led by Japanese serial entrepreneur Kei Kubo, FluxFlex is a startup working out of PariSoma, a notable co-working space in San Francisco. It recently...

Skipping the middleman: Japanese startup goes to the source for high-quality shirts

The revival of “Made in Japan” products. That is the mission of online fashion commerce startup Factelier. Having launched back in October of 2012,...

CyberAgent Ventures now accepting startups to pitch at Rising Expo 2013

Japanese VC firm CyberAgent Ventures announced on Monday that it would hold this year's edition of the Rising Expo, the company's annual startup conference,...

Pitapat announces public release of Q&A service Qixil

Tokyo-based startup Pitapat was founded back in 2011, a subsidiary of Japanese web giant CyberAgent (TYO:4751). Some of our readers may recall that it...
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Tokyo-based invoicing solution MakeLeaps is now used by 10,000 business

Tokyo-based invoicing system MakeLeaps has announced (PDF) today that the company has reached its previously stated goal of 10,000 business users. The service was initially...