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Smart stethoscope startup AMI wins KDDI’s Mugen Labo accelerator 11th Demo Day

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese leading telco KDDI (TSE:9433) held a Demo Day for its incubation program KDDI Mugendai Labo last week. Among...

Japan’s medtech startup CureApp gets $14M to help reduce lifestyle diseases globally

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s digital health startup CureApp announced on Monday that it had fundraised 1.5 billion yen (about $14 million) in...

Japan’s mobile analytics startup Fuller gains $4 million to fuel global expansion

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Fuller, a Japanese startup focused...

Japanese marketplace app Mercari launches own fund to invest in C2C startups

See the original story in Japanese. In January of 2016 Japanese C2C (consumer-to-consumer) marketplace app Mercari announced a 450 million yen (about $4.1M US dollars)...

Mamorio, major Japanese pharma tie up for dementia sufferer support

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Eisai (TSE:4523)  - a Japanese...
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CNet Japan Startup Award nominees: Mobile news services Gunosy and Smartnews

This is part three of our CNET Japan Startup Awards nominee rundown. The rest can be found here. News aggregation apps are a dime...

Japan’s Sorabito gets $4.7M to enhance global marketplace of used heavy machinery

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Sorabito, the company behind the global marketplace for used construction machinery from Japan, has fundraised about 500 million...

QuerySeeker helps app developers find the source of sudden downloads

The Tokyo Game Show 2013 this past weekend showcased more than just games. Some companies were exhibiting solutions for game developers, one of the...

Japan’s hardware-focused incubator ABBALab launches $14 million startup fund

See the original story in Japanese. Japan’s ABBALab, a startup incubator focusing on IoT (Internet of Things) or IoE (Internet of Everything) business, last week...

Viibar wins OnLab demo day with crowdsourced video production solution

See the original story in Japanese. All photos courtesy of Open Network Lab. Tokyo-based startup incubator Open Network Lab (OnLab for short) held a demo...

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