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HRBrain, Japan’s answer to BetterWorks, gets seed round for business goals platform

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Mosquitone, providinga cloud-based personnel assessment and target management platform called HRBrain, announced on Wednesday that the securement of...

ShareMedical, Fast Doctor join forces to launch physician house-call app for Japan

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based medical ISV (independent service vendor) ShareMedical announced on Thursday their partnership with Fast Doctor, a company that provides...

How a Japanese stealth startup plans to push small business accounting to the cloud

Tokyo-based startup CFO K.K. today unveiled a cloud-based accounting solution called Freee, a service that aims to set SME owners free from routine accounting....

Japan’s Recruit holds Tech Lab Paak Demo Day, teams from 3rd batch exhibit outcomes

See the original story in Japanese. TECH LAB PAAK in Shibuya, Tokyo is a community space only for member IT creators, established by Recruit Holdings (TSE:6098,...

Japan’s Factbase unveils cryptocurrency market forecast platform at Blockchain Expo

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-basedFactbase announced a cryptocurrency-focused market forecast platform called Signal at Blockchain Expo, which just finished in Santa Clara, US...

Japanese social recruiting firm Wantedly sets up shop in Hong Kong, Germany

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Wantedly (TSE:3991), a Japanese social recruiting company, announced today that it has established offices in Hong Kong and...

ST Booking gains $200K in seed funding to bring more students from Asia to...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo- / Taipei-based ST Booking (previously known as Hakodate Ventures), the startup offering an education services marketplace under the...

Tomaruba wants to attract foreign visitors by IoT-powered traditional Japanese houses

See the original story in Japanese. Kyoto-based Tomaruba, the Japanese startup running vacation rentals businesses focused on traditional Japanese houses, announced today that it has...

Japan’s HiNative, Q&A app for language learning, secures $2M to boost user growth

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Lang-8, the company behind a Q&A app for language learning called HiNative, announced on Wednesday that it has...

Japan’s InstaVR gets $2M to support 360-degree content creation for virtual open house tours

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based InstaVR, providing a VR (virtual reality) authoring tool capable of creation / distribution / analysis of 360-degree view...