Japan startup unveils manned hoverbike, expecting it to fly above public roads [video]

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrUIJ8RerW0?rel=0] See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based A.L.I. Technologies (formerly known as Aerial Lab Industries) gave the press a demonstration of the prototype of...

Japanese ‘robotics legend’ joins telexistence startup Gitai as COO to create space robots

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese telexistence robotics startup Gitai (formerly MacroSpace) announced today that it has appointed humanoid scientist/engineer and former Founder/CEO of...

Buzzreach raises $450K to help Japanese pharma firms ease clinical trials for drugs

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based MedTech startup Buzzreach announced today that it has fundraised 50 million yen (about $450,000 US) in a seed...

20 Japanese startups unite to exhibit at 4FYN 2019 in Barcelona, attract big crowd

See the original story in Japanese. Four Years From Now (4YFN for short) is a startup showcase event in Barcelona, annually taking place along with...

Quan, creating messaging characters, snags $3.6M to strengthen China, Thai expansion

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo- / Bangkok- / Shanghai-based Quan, the Japanese startup creating and offering character stickers for online messaging, announced today...