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Japan’s Mobingi secures $2.2 million to put forth cloud DevOps automation platform

Japan’s cloud automation startup Mobingi announced today that it has secured 250 million yen (about $2.2 million) in its series A round from Draper...

NPO supported by JP Morgan promoting Japanese SME activities in Indonesia

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Technological innovations are taking place...

Japanese finance advisory startup ZUU raises $3.7M from Fenox VC, angel investors

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based finance advisory startup Zuu announced on Thursday that it has fundraised about 450 million yen (about $3.7 million)...

Japanese TV innovator Garapon to explore opportunities in the Philippines

Japanese startup Garapon is based out of Akihabara, a hardware startup hub for Japan as well as a "pilgrimage destination" for nerds. Since its...

Tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon? People X helps you remember a name from Facebook contacts

See the original story in Japanese. Dunbar’s Number was devised by British anthropologist Robin Ian MacDonald Dunbar, suggesting that any person has a cognitive limit...

Japan Self Defense Forces introduces its first mobile game app

Japan Self Defense Forces (JSDF) introduced its first mobile game app earlier this week, aiming to increase public awareness of the importance of their...
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Japan’s Metaps secures $35.7M series C round to strengthen big data business

This is the abridged version from our original article in Japanese. As some Japanese news media reported earlier this morning, Tokyo-based Metaps, the company that provides...

Japan’s Fril to start TV commercial campaign, featuring actresses from popular drama series

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Fablic, the startup behind flea market app Fril, announced that it will start airing a TV commercial on Friday. Coinciding...

Line reported to submit IPO application to Tokyo Stock Exchange

According to several news sources, Line, the Japanese messaging app company and a subsidiary of Korea internet company Naver (TSE:035420), was reported today that...
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Pinterest hopes ad giant Dentsu can make it big in Japan

Today Pinterest Japan announced that it will ally with Japanese advertising giant Dentsu to expand its business in Japan, as the social image curation...