Meet six teams from Mitsubishi UFJ’s 3rd acceleration batch in Tokyo

See the original story in Japanese. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), a bank holding company with its core commercial banking subsidiary The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi...

SynchroLife, blockchain-based restaurant discovery app from Japan, raises $720K

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Ginkan, developing and offering an AI-powered social restaurant discovery app called SynchroLife, announced on Friday that it has...

ReCactus reaction video app wins Infinity Venture Summit pitch competition in Taipei

See the original article in Japanese. During Infinity Venture Summit 2018 Spring in Taipei, a semi-annual conference hosted by renowned startup-focused investment fund Infinity Venture...

Rapyuta, developing Android-like platform for robotics, secures $9.5M series A funding

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-headquartered Rapyuta Robotics, the startup developing a cloud-based robotics platform, revealed on Monday that it has secured 1.05 billion...

DANX wants to roll out ‘pop-up’ and on-demand diners across Japan using food trucks

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Ignition Point announced earlier this month that it has founded a subsidiary called DANX providing an on-demand eating...

Japan Foodie raises $9.2M to help foreign visitors connect with more local attractions

See the original story in Japanese. Japan Foodie, the Tokyo startup offering a mobile app for international visitors to Japan, announced on Monday that it...

Australia, NZ Chamber of Commerce in Japan holds startup confab at new office

This is a guest post authored by “Tex” Pomeroy. He is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. The Australia-New Zealand Chamber of...