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Japan’s Pulit gets million US dollars to help publishers stream content on own channels

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Pulit, the Japanese startup developing distribution technologies for digital image and video content, announced on Wednesday that it...

Japan’s AgIC, circuit board printing startup, raises $1.5M for radiant heating technology

Tokyo-based AgIC, a startup born out of the University of Tokyo with the remarkable electroconductive ink technology, announced on Wednesday that it has secured 175 million...

Check out Japanese news app Bizzlio and 8 other startups from Movida Demo Day

Tokyo-based startup incubator Movida Japan held a Demo Day event on Friday, showcasing more than two dozens startups from the fourth batch of its...
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At Infinity Ventures Summit, Asian startups discuss taking on global markets

This is part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit 2013 in Sapporo, Japan. You can read more of our reports from this...

Japan’s Vinclu, holographic virtual assistant developer, acquired by Line

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Vinclu, the Japanese startup developing a holographic virtual assistant called Gatebox, has announced that it will start co-developing...

Terra Motors drives brand Japan abroad

Japan-based electric motorbike startup, Terra Motors, has been a pretty busy company over the past year, with branches opened in Vietnam, the Philippines, and...
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Japanese finance app Zaim rolls out slick web version, updates Android app with OCR

Read our Japanese article on Zaim's new web interface Last week we mentioned that Japanese personal finance application Zaim had added OCR to its repertoire,...

Japanese UX design firm Goodpatch raises $3.6M in series C to better serve FinTech...

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese UX/UI design agency Goodpatch, based out of Tokyo, Berlin and Taiwan, revealed on Wednesday that they have raised...

Japan’s PanoPlaza helps retail management visit franchise stores virtually

Japan’s Kadinche Corp is announcing today that well-known Japanese discount chain Don Quijote will be using their PanoPlaza service (a 360-degree panoramic virtual shop)...

Meet the startups from Open Network Lab’s latest Demo Day in Tokyo

Tokyo startup accelerator Open Network Lab, led by MIT Media Lab's director Joi Ito, held its demo day event today. We had a chance...